Cloud Security

Secure your Cloud environment to accelerate growth and drive ROI

The move to the cloud is well underway. Are you on board?

Protiviti’s cloud security expertise enables organisations to grow their business without sacrificing operational efficiency. Our cloud security-certified experts assist and implement enterprise strategies that support regulatory compliance efforts and business operations.

The landscape of cloud security solutions needed to keep organisations safe and secure is rapidly evolving. It’s more important than ever to integrate security practices into cloud solutions before, during, and after migrating to the cloud.

To do this, organisations must identify and manage cloud security risks while strengthening capabilities. At the same time, cloud services providers must expand native and third-party security services to meet the demands of digital transformation and cost optimisation.

Our experience in cutting-edge cloud security methodologies such as zero trust architecture and secure design patterns enable a streamlined, efficient approach to securing public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.


Grow your business without compromising operational efficiency

Our Cloud Security capabilities

Advisory and Governance

Leverage the tools and guidance needed to be “cloud ready,” including compliance requirements, user privacy provisions, cloud security assessments, ransomware and penetration testing , and security tool rationalisations.

 

Strategy

Applying a cloud security strategy and governance programme support framework enables you to effectively identify security gaps and establish road maps to remediate them.

 

Architecture and Transformation

Cloud implementation and design revolve around cloud security methodologies such as DevSecOps, zero trust architecture, and native cloud tool design implementation. Adopt and leverage strategies that prepare you for future changes and threats.

 

Managed Cloud Security

After initial implementation , Protiviti builds a cloud security platform that provides security insight monitoring, management, and mitigation of vulnerabilities, while meeting the evolving needs of industry-wide cloud compliance .

 
Cloud Security Reference Architecture

Our Cloud Security approach


Protiviti’s approach to cloud security starts and ends with leading practices and secure cloud design. We see our clients as business leaders first, and apply our cloud security capabilities with business risk, growth, and sustainability at the forefront. By leveraging our cloud security reference architecture, we help you achieve business growth, operational efficiency, enterprise management, and regulatory compliance.

Our cloud security reference architecture includes the building blocks of an effective cloud security programme.

Cloud Security Reference Architecture

Key partners


Our cloud security professionals use the latest cloud security tools and services from the largest cloud service providers in the world. Protiviti’s partnerships support our ability to deliver trusted solutions for customer needs.

Leadership

Marcel Koers
Marcel is a Director in the Technology Consulting practice of Protiviti The Netherlands. He is an experienced program director and management consultant, who specializes in Technology consulting, Digital transformation, Cybersecurity and Data protection. He assists ...
Kees Schrama
Kees Schrama is an IT security and enterprise architecture consultant. He specializes in IT systems integration, security architecture and security testing. Prior to joining Protiviti, Kees had positions as Principal Manager at PwC Advisory in The Netherlands (7 ...

Why Cloud Security matters


Now, more than ever, cloud security must be integrated with cloud design and implementation for optimal performance and reliability.


CISO Next initiative

What is next for CISOs?


Protiviti’s CISO Next initiative produces content and events crafted exclusively for CISOs, with CISOs. The resources focus on what CISOs need to succeed. The first step is finding out “What CISO type are you?”

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CISO Next initiative

Case Studies

Situation: An insurance industry client needed to secure its cloud environment and required a road map to integrate security into its delivery pipeline in preparation for migration to the cloud.

Value: Protiviti provided a custom foundational cloud security control set, application-security tool recommendations, and industry perspectives aligned with the client’s environment. Cloud engineering and information security teams improved communication, awareness, and collaboration strength.

Situation: A regional health insurer sought a third-party review of the architecture design and project plan for their multiyear cloud migration.

Value: Protiviti provided input into the audit strategy and validated that the design was consistent with HIPAA requirements. Once the project concluded, Protiviti provided a pre-implementation audit report and strategic input into the audit plan to identify high-risk areas for post-implementation audits.

Situation: A large financial and derivative exchange company sought an outside source to review, analyse, and provide recommendations for its cloud adoption strategy, as well as to identify considerations that would emerge as it expanded its AWS footprint and began to process more sensitive data.

Value: Protiviti’s experience with AWS and IT strategy expertise provided the client with recommendations that helped design key assurance controls into the tech road map to innovate and accelerate cloud migration.

Situation: A global high-utility jet leasing firm needed a comprehensive review of its cloud strategy and governance capabilities, along with recommendations to identify current risks and align with industry best practices.

Value: The client received a list of existing cloud enterprise policy gaps, recommendations for improvements to the target cloud policy, and a draft cloud computing policy.

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