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    Implementing controls and technologies to protect you from an increasingly complex threat landscape.

    Use our services to develop and implement a coherent strategy ensuring that only appropriate users and devices have access to your critical information services and data when they need it and ensuring that you are compliant and can easily demonstrate this compliance with your policies, legislation best practice whilst delivering a good, safe user experience efficiently.

    Ensuring that the correct users and devices have the appropriate access to relevant services and data wherever they reside is key to effective security management. As organisations drive digital and cloud adoption and security and compliance obligations and complexity grows, Identity and Access Management (IAM) becomes more critical to managing your user’s identity and access lifecycle, mobile device management and information protection strategies.

    Manual based IAM processes are typically slow, expensive, error prone and do not provide the levels of transparency, workflow and audit that organisations need. The net result is that users either don’t have access to the resources they need, a productivity problem, or too much access to resources for too long which is usually a security and compliance issue.

    Ward Solutions have a wide range of highly specialised services and solutions to help organisations manage their Identity and Access requirements. Since our foundation we have implemented some of the largest and most complex IAM solutions in some of the most challenging use cases in the Ireland and Northern Ireland in sectors such as higher education and research, utilities, finance and, healthcare.

    Implementing a successful IAM strategy and architecture is a longer term undertaking that delivers ongoing strategic, risk management and compliance value to an organisation.

    We offer a wide range of services to assist clients with:

    • Capability assessment: to determine their current level of IAM maturity capability and risk.
    • IAM strategy development: looking at organisations capabilities, looking at their IAM needs and opportunities coupled with their environment. We can help you develop an IAM strategy and roadmap for your organisation, your users and your services.
    • IAM solution implementation: including design, implementation and support.
    • Identity Lifecycle management solutions: to automate, secure and manage provision and de-provision of joiners and leavers, user and role change, user self-service, single or consolidated identity, credential management.
    • Access management: including authentication and authorisation, single sign on, federation, role based access control (RBAC), privileged access management (PAM), rights management (RMS), VPN’s NAC etc.
    • Multi factor Authentication: providing additional layers and channels of authentication to help secure access to sensitive services.
    • Mobility management and mobile device management: to help identify and manage mobile devices.
    • Information Protection: PAM/PUAM solutions, rights management solutions, data loss prevention solutions and advanced threat detection and analytics, user behaviour analysis.
    This service provides organisations with:
    • The full range of IAM services from strategy through to design, implementation, operation and support.
    • The full range of IAM solutions needed for a comprehensive IAM process.
    • Solutions that address all IAM requirements ranging from governance, productivity through to risk management, security remediation, compliance management, audit and reporting.
    • Solutions that enable organisations to seamlessly undergo digital transformation, cloud adoption by ensuring that users and devices have the appropriate and timely access to the services and data that they need.
    Our solutions and services as based on industry leading technologies from our industry leading partner in the IAM field such as Microsoft, Thycotic and Fortinet.

    The service is provided by our endpoint security service offers the following benefits to organisations:

    • You gain enhanced identity quality, gaining a more complete and comprehensive view of your users and what they have access to.
    • You benefit from enhanced sSecurity. Ensuring that users are valid and only have access to the resources and information that they need, for the minimum time required. Also you can ensure users are removed and disabled once they leave or change role.
    • Your organisation experiences enhanced productivity that ensures users are not suffering downtime waiting for access to services or data and where possible they can self-service their needs.
    • You benefit from improved delegation of access. Take responsibility, decision making and administration of user access to resources away from IT administrators and place these tasks in the hands of line of business owners, business unit managers. Those best placed to determine who should get access to what systems and data for how long. Better still you can pre define policies and automate these tasks based on agreed and document policies taking people out of the loop as much as possible thereby eliminating delays, mistakes and corruption.
    • Your organisation can avail of enhanced compliance and auditing by automating policy enforcement and capturing access, grants, revocation, creation and deletion. This ensures you can audit and report on compliance with policy or non-conformance or exceptions to policy.
    • You benefit from gGreater actionable insights for your overall security.
    • You experience reduced complexity from centralised management.
    • Our service is provided at a reduced overall cost.

    Implementing controls and technologies to protect you from an increasingly complex threat landscape.

    Ward is well known for our high-end infrastructure and top of the line softwares and technology. Our experts will help select, implement and provide operational services with these high end tools and technologies to help your business automate, maintain compliance and also reduce costs.
    With the dynamic nature of our market we stay up to date with the latest trends and technologies. Cybercriminals are aware that businesses employ the most advanced technology and this is why they use advance techniques and already have enough resources to carry forward a successful attack. This is why it’s important for companies to make sure they are secured end-to-end.

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    • Let us provide the services, consultancy or infrastructure as a service to you thereby removing the skills, resources challenges and capital costs burden from you and your business, allowing you to concentrate on what you do best.

      • Provide you with a range of consultancy services as a bundle to service a role or roles in your organisation – e.g. Information Security Office or Data Protection Officer
      • Provide you with the skills and resources you need to supplement your teams, resources and skillsets.
      • Supply you with various security infrastructure(s) and their operation – as a service to address a particular need – e.g. secure perimeter or secure endpoint thereby relieving you of the capital, training and internal resourcing requirements.
      • Provide you with proactive and reactive security monitoring and management solutions.
      • Provide proactive and reactive support services to ensure the confidentiality, availability and integrity of your Information Systems.
      • Ensure that you meet your compliance and contractual commitments and services levels to your users, partners and customers.
      • Provide you with all of the call and ticket handling, issue resolution, escalation and service level reporting services that an enterprise support service requires.