CDS leverages extensive experience in secure managed solutions to offer best practice advice and technical services including preparation of RMADS. Our security cleared consultants, with CISSP and CCP certifications, advise on strategy and architecture for safeguarding OFFICIAL to Above SECRET systems and data for government, police, defence and national security.
- Security cleared certified professionals
- Security architecture design & configuration
- Monitoring, reporting and remediation regimes
- Federated security access, mobile identification solutions
- Independent security testing
- Preparation of security assurance documentation (inc RMADS)
- Independent assessment of Cloud security posture
- One off or on-going assessments and gap analysis
- Design consultancy for PCI and PSN solutions
- Prepare to comply with the required security standards
- Confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and data
- Identify application vulnerabilities
- Highlight and mitigate risk of attacks and breaches
- Ensure your business is resilient and protected
- Technology agnostic view enables impartiality
- Gain visibility of Cloud security challenges
- Optimisation providing cost efficiencies
£700 per person per day
0113 399 4076
|How the planning service works||
CDS provides consultancy to the planning stage of cloud based solutions.
Our consultants work with you to identify threat level and appropriate mitigation of cyber risks.
|Planning service works with specific services||No|
|Training service provided||Yes|
|How the training service works||CDS provides tailored training solutions for operational and management staff, using a blended approach of on-site classes, online learning and guidance documentation.|
|Training is tied to specific services||No|
Setup and migration
|Setup or migration service available||Yes|
|How the setup or migration service works||CDS consultants can assist at every stage of the migration journey, from initial planning and strategy, through risk identification and mitigation, to tactical delivery of migration projects.|
|Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services||No|
Quality assurance and performance testing
|Quality assurance and performance testing service||Yes|
|How the quality assurance and performance testing works||CDS provides comprehensive testing measures to ensure the quality and efficacy of digital products. For Cyber security, we combine our own standards-based test model with services from our independent security testing specialists, ensuring all aspects of security are fully tested and appropriate actions are recommended.|
|Security services type||
|Certified security testers||Yes|
|Security testing certifications||
|Ongoing support service||Yes|
|Types of service supported||
|How the support service works||
CDS provides support through our dedicated service desk and dedicated support technicians. Clients can interact with the Service Desk team via email, telephone and an online portal. All CDS Service Managers and Service Desk staff are ITIL certified.
CDS operates every process and policy required by the ISO 20000 standard.
We support solutions hosted on a range of cloud hosting provider including UKCloud, UKFast, Microsoft Azure, AWS and Rackspace.
|Service constraints||Standard service is provided 9am-5pm Monday to Friday except bank holidays. CDS offers extended support up to 24x7x365 by arrangement. Support is provided by our service desk under a standard CDS Service Level Agreement.|
|Email or online ticketing support||Email or online ticketing|
|Support response times||
Standard office hours support:
Highest priority calls are responded to within 15 minutes.
|User can manage status and priority of support tickets||Yes|
|Online ticketing support accessibility||None or don’t know|
|Phone support availability||9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday|
|Web chat support||No|
CDS' typical Service Level Agreement includes Service Desk support Monday - Friday, 9am – 5.00pm (flexible). We can extend our support to include out of hours (on-call) up to 24x7 on prior request.
Priority 1 (Business Critical) issues are responded to within 15 mins.
|Supplier type||Reseller providing extra features and support|
|Organisation whose services are being resold||NCC, SEC-1|
|Staff security clearance||Conforms to BS7858:2012|
|Government security clearance||Up to Developed Vetting (DV)|
|Price||£700 per person per day|
|Discount for educational organisations||No|
|Pricing document||View uploaded document|
|Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card||View uploaded document|
|Service definition document||View uploaded document|
|Terms and conditions document||View uploaded document|