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The Business Challenge

Operating a business today depends on a combination of people, processes and systems to generate a high quality assured product for customers, in an increasingly regulated environment.  Management needs:

  • Confidence that the information presented to them is current and correct
  • Assurance that statutes and regulations are being complied with
  • Assurance that the business is resilient to an agreed range of potential disruptions

Business related data is often held in a number of formats; scanned copies of papers, MS Office documents, spreadsheets, Visio diagrams etc.  Regulations are generally accessed over the internet when staff need to check details.  The data is not linked making maintenance of corporate memory difficult.  Establishing any sort of causal linkage or business dependencies can be a major challenge.

The goal is to optimise access to and usage of coherent and consistent information.  As new questions arise, no one can afford the disruption of starting with ‘a clean sheet of paper’.  They will want to adapt ways of working and software tools to assure continuing operations.

A simple to use, logical process

RJD has developed CyCURE®, a simple process to capture a business enterprise as a series of entities that represent the people, the processes, information and systems that constitute the business enterprise.  By holding these entities in a relational Enterprise Architecture database, the disparate collection of data can be structured, allowing a coherence and completeness check to be undertaken and for key information to be delivered to decision makers in a rigorous and timely fashion

Commercial Landscape

Organisational and Cyber Security are key buzz words regularly used in today’s modern commercial environment, but what do they actually mean? And what can you actually do?

Despite the claims of many there is no single answer that will address and protect against these threats all of the time and every time.  The Threat Actors are diverse and clever, their approaches range from the mischievous to the malicious – and they are evolving all of the time.  There are a range of protections and processes that can be employed to resolve specific types or instances of attack; and RJD Technology is experienced in providing advice about the best current ways to address these.

However, it is our corporate experience that the best defence is to have a clear understanding about the location and accessibility to potential weaknesses existing in all organisational structures, the attack vectors that might be employed to capitalise on these and the risk level associated with each vulnerability. This enables you to make informed managerial decisions about where to expend time, effort and capital on the defence of your business.

RJD Technology have designed and built the CyCURE® business tool to identify these aspects in a robust and repeatable manner, affording you verified and provable information on which to base informed decision making.  Forewarned is Forearmed – If you know where an attack will happen, you can plan appropriately.

RJD’s CyCURE® Response

The RJD CyCURE® approach offers the necessary specialist resilience support to your Business. Exploiting Sparx EA commercial software product, with custom scripts tailored to the specific issues of concern to each client, underlying governance and data management is common across all instances of the CyCURE® approach.  Adoption of the CyCURE® approach does not require an organisation to adopt a strict documentation regime, or new ways of working.

For more information and the opportunity for an initial no-commitment chat, contact enquiries@rjdtechnology.co.uk or phone +44 (0)2392 410044.

CyCURE® enables business efficiency

The CyCURE® approach enables a business to adapt their processes and tools at a pace to suit them.  It does not force change.  It exploits Sparx Enterprise Architect commercial software product, with custom scripts tailored to the specific issues of concern to each client.  The underlying governance and data management is common across all instances of the CyCURE® process.

RJD will train staff in the client organisation to run the CyCURE® process ‘in house’ or we can discuss a suitable support package.