LEAN ACCELERATE CONSULTANCY LTD

Infrastructure provisioning and platform security

Provisioning cloud infrastructure.
Embedding security in the cloud infrastructure.
Automated security checks in the cloud infrastructure.
Automated compliance checks in the cloud infrastructure.
Automated report generation, auto-remediation.

Features

  • Infrastructure as code
  • Continuous integration, Continuous delivery, and Continuous deployment
  • Automated security checks
  • Automated compliance check
  • Auto healing feature
  • Automated report generation
  • Test driven development
  • Behaviour driven development
  • Agile delivery
  • Monitoring and alert solution

Benefits

  • You get an early security testing in the delivery pipeline.
  • You get an early compliance testing in the delivery pipeline.
  • You get a trackable velocity based agile delivery
  • You get monitoring capability from mobile devices
  • You get automated phone call alert for serious incidents.
  • You get visibility of reports.
  • You get a resilient, scalable, available, and secure system.
  • You get BAU activities supported by us.

Pricing

£795 to £1,195 a person a day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

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Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

5 1 9 1 1 6 7 5 6 2 5 8 0 9 3

Contact

LEAN ACCELERATE CONSULTANCY LTD Theo Sweeny
Telephone: 07951432398
Email: info@leanaccelerate.com

Service scope

Service constraints
We provide you with various solutions and it's cost. You can choose the solution based on your budget.
System requirements
  • Amazon AWS account
  • Google GCP account
  • Microsoft Azure account

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
For production infrastructure, you get weekend support.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), 7 days a week
Web chat support
Web chat
Web chat support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), 7 days a week
Web chat support accessibility standard
None or don’t know
How the web chat support is accessible
Through online.
Web chat accessibility testing
N/A
Onsite support
Onsite support
Support levels
You get a dedicated cloud support engineer available to assist onsite.
Support available to third parties
Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
You get documentation, onsite training, online training, and video tutorials.
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
All the information and data are stored in your accounts and devices. As contract ends all the information and data reside with you.
End-of-contract process
You get 2 months of hand over period. During that handover, you get final documentation, training, and coaching.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Using the web interface
Standard cloud console
Web interface accessibility standard
None or don’t know
How the web interface is accessible
N/A
Web interface accessibility testing
N/A
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
User can authenticate, authorize and access the API
API automation tools
  • Ansible
  • Chef
  • Terraform
  • Puppet
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
  • Open API (also known as Swagger)
  • HTML
  • ODF
  • PDF
Command line interface
Yes
Command line interface compatibility
  • Linux or Unix
  • Windows
  • MacOS
Using the command line interface
You can use the necessary command-line interface commands.

Scaling

Scaling available
Yes
Scaling type
  • Automatic
  • Manual
Independence of resources
Architecting the stateless application to increase high availability and scalability.
Usage notifications
Yes
Usage reporting
  • API
  • Email
  • SMS
  • Other

Analytics

Infrastructure or application metrics
Yes
Metrics types
  • CPU
  • Disk
  • HTTP request and response status
  • Memory
  • Network
  • Number of active instances
Reporting types
  • API access
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Regular reports
  • Reports on request

Resellers

Supplier type
Reseller providing extra features and support
Organisation whose services are being resold
AWS, GCP, Azure, CloudChekr, Fugue, AppCheck, Afi,

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations
Yes
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach
‘IT Health Check’ performed by a CHECK service provider
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Scale, obfuscating techniques, or data storage sharding
Data sanitisation process
Yes
Data sanitisation type
  • Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
  • Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach
A third-party destruction service

Backup and recovery

Backup and recovery
Yes
What’s backed up
  • You get automated backup of source code repository.
  • You get automated backup of files.
  • You get automated backup of databases.
  • You get automated backup of machine images.
  • You get automated backup of container images.
  • You get automated backup of documentation.
Backup controls
Scheduled backups with redundancy. You can provide any specific backup to take and the frequency to take.
Datacentre setup
  • Multiple datacentres with disaster recovery
  • Multiple datacentres
  • Single datacentre with multiple copies
  • Single datacentre
Scheduling backups
Users schedule backups through a web interface
Backup recovery
  • Users can recover backups themselves, for example through a web interface
  • Users contact the support team

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • Private network or public sector network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
You get the same availability as the cloud provider gives. When availability is not met, you get paid back as per the contract.
Approach to resilience
You get a well-designed architecture which introduces resilience, redundancy. Details are available on request.
Outage reporting
An online dashboard, alerting mechanism, notification mechanism.

Identity and authentication

User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google apps)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Single Sign-On integrated with Active Directory,
Multi factor authentication.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Limited access network (for example PSN)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Devices users manage the service through
  • Dedicated device on a segregated network (providers own provision)
  • Dedicated device on a government network (for example PSN)
  • Dedicated device over multiple services or networks
  • Any device but through a bastion host (a bastion host is a server that provides access to a private network from an external network such as the internet)
  • Directly from any device which may also be used for normal business (for example web browsing or viewing external email)

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
User-defined
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
User-defined
How long system logs are stored for
User-defined

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
No
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
No
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
No

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
No
Security governance approach
You get the security guidelines and regulatory compliance implemented to ensure the governance.
Information security policies and processes
We have a detailed information security policy and process. You get them on request.

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach
Recording the commit history, configuration changes gathered in logs.
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
An automated vulnerability assessment tool.
After assessing the patches applying them without impacting the availability.
Patch update and potential threat alert and subscription.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
Identifying potential compromises through an automated alert mechanism.
Auto remediation or manual correction.
Incident management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach
Using ITSM tool for incident management.
User can report incidents manually. Also, the systems can auto-generate the incidents in the ITSM tool.
Scheduled incident report email can be provided.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Separation between users

Virtualisation technology used to keep applications and users sharing the same infrastructure apart
Yes
Who implements virtualisation
Supplier
Virtualisation technologies used
Hyper-V
How shared infrastructure is kept separate
You get a separation of concerns in infrastructure based on your need. It could be from a dedicated host, dedicated infrastructure to bare metal servers. Details are available on request.

Energy efficiency

Energy-efficient datacentres
Yes
Description of energy efficient datacentres
The clouds AWS, Azure, GCP handles the code of conduct for energy-efficient data centres.

Pricing

Price
£795 to £1,195 a person a day
Discount for educational organisations
Yes
Free trial available
No

Service documents

Request an accessible format
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at info@leanaccelerate.com. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.