Cyber Consulting

Cyber Security Risk Assessment and Management

Cyberspace presents a broad range of external and internal threats to your organisation and assets. Following recent high-profile breaches with severe consequences, cyber now heads the risk agenda of many organisations, particularly those within the Critical National Infrastructure.

Our consultants will identify, describe and explain to you those risks which are specific to your industry and your situation. Assets determined to be at risk will be identified and inventoried.

Our team will define what those risks are, work out how likely they are to happen, and assess their impact on your business. Guided by your risk appetite, we will create a risk management strategy, which will determine how you categorise and treat individual risks.

Now that you know and understand the risks you face, we will work with you to develop the business case for addressing them per the risk management strategy. 

Controls are a cornerstone of your defensive strategy. The key challenge is to ensure they do not hinder your organisation or prevent your staff performing their work. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team will review, enhance and replace where necessary existing controls, allowing you to shape and optimise your overall approach and policy.

Intelligence as a service

Intelligence as a Service is Thales’ flexible service designed for security, safety and critical-systems focused organisations requiring support in the exploitation of data analytics in the exponentially growing digital economy. Our team of in-house experts will be your trusted partners in unlocking true value from data across multiple sources to improve your critical decision making.

Our approach is:
  • Securely Designed: Trust is our number one priority. We will ensure the secure management and protection of your data, insights and privacy. Thales has a track-record of delivering in the strictest security and safety critical environments. 
  • Service Oriented: As your ‘client-friend’, we can support you to develop a business case to define the value of analytics to your organisation; provide a through-life solution, from problem definition to output exploitation; or supplement an existing or growing capability in defined areas. 
  • Technology Agnostic: Flexibility and variety is key: we utilise a dynamic pool of proprietary and third-party data management and analytics applications to achieve best effect. Our team will work with you to understand your unique requirements and apply a tailored set of best-of-breed technologies to deliver high-value outputs.
  • Multi Market: From supporting government departments in ensuring the safety of the nation; to enabling the emergency services to intelligently manage incidents; to enabling critical national infrastructure organisations to monitor and manage their public image by reacting to and influencing public perception. 
  • Cross Temporal: Whether you need to reflect on past events to identify trends and lessons; react to real-time events to minimise damage; or proactively monitor against unknown risks – our service unleashes powerful value from data. 
  • Globally Supported: Thales has a global track-record in delivering analytics to extract maximum value from data and facilitate critical decision making across three continents. This enables our community of specialists to share and leverage knowledge, best practice and innovation, in turn, ensuring optimum service to you.
The key benefits we can deliver to you by using our InCyTe service are:
  • Reduced Resourcing Burden of recruiting, training and retaining specialist staff by having access to our team of experts, who will help you realise the benefits of analytics capabilities faster, delivering cost and time savings.
  • Enhanced Resource Utilisation by taking advantage of our flexible service to take the pain out of delivering analytics and empowering your decision makers to focus more on activity higher up in the value-chain.
  • Impartiality by providing an independent perspective to your analytics needs thereby removing the bias from data-driven decision making and surfacing additional insights to unarticulated needs or unknown trends.

Bespoke Consulting

Whether you are seeking cost reductions, transforming your organisation, leveraging new technology, securing critical information, changing business model, or improving/replacing processes, Thales can help. Our bespoke consulting service draws upon our diverse skill sets in cyber and systems engineering, safety, service design, human factors, custom training and cyber security to offer you a single cohesive team selected and tasked precisely to meet your exact needs.

By choosing a bespoke consultancy solution from Thales, challenges such as managing multiple providers, staffing rainbow teams, specifying sub-projects and complex work-sharing may be avoided.

Your situation and desired outcome are unique. By choosing a bespoke solution from Thales you can meet your requirements without compromise, leveraging your usual processes and doing business the way you want to. Thales shapes bespoke consultancy engagements around you and your situation. Engagements can be contracted based on fixed price, day rates, or time and materials.

Digital Transformation

The changing digital and technology landscape in which organisations operate is driving a need to re-assess traditional business models, products and customer relationships. Digital transformation recognises technology and data as core enablers to develop better products, services and customer experiences. Our consultants provide you with a broad and deep perspective across business functions, processes, operations, assets, technology and people, helping you understand and capture the value that digital transformation can bring you, and enabling appropriate risk management from the outset.

Strategy & Architecture

We have been providing thought leadership for over a decade in using evidence base techniques to support the realisation of strategic business change programmes.  We have found a lot of organisations develop a strategy and vision, but do not know how to implement the vision.  Transitioning a business from the current ‘as is’ state to the future ‘to be’ state is complex process.  We use systems thinking, architecture and P3M techniques to develop and assess change options. This helps in the understanding of the impact of the change on other business systems and the identification of dependencies, risks and assumption.  Outputs from this service include: Target Operating Model (TOM), architectural models, programme dependencies, risk register, change roadmap and project blueprints.  These outputs can be used to support business case approval and Balance of Investment (BoI) decisions.
Contact
Mark Thomson
+44 (0) 77985 664772