Fordway Cloud Security Baseline

Fordway Cloud Baseline is the initial stage to ensuring comprehensive IT security and risk monitoring, event correlation, analysis and management service across multi-vendor, disaggregated cloud, in house and hosted IT services. Security Baseline is aligned to CESG guidelines and complies with ISO27001, Cyber Essentials, PSN/N3 and PCIDSS.


  • Security (Risk) management including Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • Security Monitoring Analysis and Recommendations, Gap analysis and penetration tests
  • Host and network based intrusion detection (IDS/IDPS)
  • Public Cloud security monitoring, event correlation and analysis
  • IT Health checks and Technical Risk Assessment
  • Required for Security Incident Management, orchestration and reporting
  • Required for pProactive and reactive security event monitoring
  • Security event consolidation, filtering, forwarding and alerting for cloud models
  • IT Service/Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (DR) policies, procedures
  • Forensic isolation, trend analysis and reporting


  • Define your organisations Security Service Level Requirements
  • Detection of high impact threats and vulnerabilities
  • Allows consolidation of security across multiple cloud platforms and suppliers
  • Ensures remediation of threats and vulnerabilities in an effective manner
  • Compliance to standards (i.e. ISO27001:2013) and demonstration of governance
  • Managing events aligned to security and service management best practice
  • Using current in-depth security intelligence to alerting on real threats
  • Provides security assurance for cloud services across multiple suppliers
  • Provides compliance for organisational cyber security risk management
  • Align and scale security monitoring operations to elasticity of cloud


£250.00 to £975.00 a person a day

Service documents


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Service ID

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Fordway Richard Blanford
Telephone: 01483 528200


Planning service
How the planning service works
Fordway have standard engagement documentation and migration templates which will be utilised within their project planning.
Planning service works with specific services
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
  • Fordway IaaS
  • Fordway PaaS
  • Fordway DaaS
  • Fordway IT as a Service
  • Fordway Connectivity and Access Service
  • Microsoft 365 Suite (F1, E3, E5)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Fordway Security Management


Training service provided
How the training service works
The training service is tailored to the buyer and dependent on the service provided
Training is tied to specific services
Services the training service works with
  • Fordway IaaS
  • Fordway Paas
  • Fordway DaaS
  • Fordway Cloud Intermediation Services
  • Fordway Identity and Authentication Service
  • Fordway Data Storage Service
  • Fordway Cloud Monitoring as a Service
  • Fordway Security Monitoring as a Servcie
  • Fordway Security Management as a Service

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
How the setup or migration service works
Fordway have standard documents and templates to support customers on their security monitoring requirements in the cloud with independent advice and recommendations.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services
List of supported services
  • Fordway IaaS
  • Fordway PaaS
  • Fordway DaaS
  • Fordway IT as a Service
  • Fordway Cloud Connectivity and Access
  • Fordway Application and Service Availability Monitoring
  • Microsoft 365, Office 365, Dynamics 365
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Fordway Security Management

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
How the quality assurance and performance testing works
Fordway have standard quality assurance and performance testing documentation and templates which will be tailored in line with the service design.

Security testing

Security services
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services
  • Security Monitoring and Event Analysis (as a Service)
  • PSNA approved security hosting and design
  • List N (Nuclear) Certified organisation and facilities
  • Security incident remediation
Certified security testers
Security testing certifications
Cyber Scheme

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by your organisation
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works
Fordway have a wide rage of hosting, software and support services which include:
Fordway IaaS,
Fordway PaaS,
Fordway DaaS,
Fordway Cloud Intermediation Services,
Fordway Identity and Authentication Management,
Fordway Data Storage Service,
Fordway Cloud Monitoring as a Service,
Fordway Cloud Security Management as a Service,
Fordway Security Monitoring as a Service,
Fordway Disaster Recovery as a Service,
Fordway Backup and Restore as a Service,
Fordway Endpoint Protection as a Service,
Fordway Service Management Service,
Fordway Server Hosting Service,
Fordway Patch Management as a Service

Service scope

Service constraints

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Priority 1 incident 24 x 7, 15 minute response.
Priority 2 incident 24 x 7, 1 hour response Priority 3 incident 12 x 5, 4 hour response.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
Support levels
Fordway have a standard SLA for hosting and software services


Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)


£250.00 to £975.00 a person a day
Discount for educational organisations

Service documents