Taking proactive measures take to defend against cyber threats. Involves actively monitoring and analyzing network traffic and system behavior, identifying potential threats and vulnerabilities, and taking immediate action to prevent or mitigate attacks.
Identifying and responding to security breaches or cyberattacks. Involves monitoring network traffic and system behavior, analyzing log data and security alerts, and identifying anomalous activity, utilizing detection technologies and techniques such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, EDR, and NTA.
Establishing the management framework, and involves identifying and addressing risks, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards, while establishing effective governance practices.
Preparing for, identifying, containing, and resolving security incidents that threaten systems, networks, or data. Involves a coordinated and structured approach to handling security incidents and minimizes the impact of the incident.
Using advanced security analytics tools and techniques, such as AI/ML, to analyze large volumes of data, log files, network traffic to identify anomalous activity. Analyzing system activity to identify patterns and anomalies that indicate the presence of a threat.
Discovering, assessing, remediating potential vulnerabilities to resolve them before they become bigger problems, and then verifying the remediation steps are successful.
Supporting over 30 U.S. Federal Agencies, State and Local Government, Businesses, and Non-Profit organizations, ASSYST is a recognized and trusted cybersecurity partner that delivers cybersecurity strategy, threat intelligence, zero-trust architecture, and end-to-end protection for our customer’s IT assets, and data.
ASSYST was instrumental in establishing the CMS ISPG’s Security Data Lake (SDL) platform and integrating it with the Continuous Diagnostic and Monitoring (CDM) data sourced from AWS for establishing a consolidated view of the security poster of all FISMA systems. ASSYST utilized the Agile Development Framework and established a CI/CD pipeline to successfully design and develop and build the SDL. ASSYST successfully applied Human Centered Design (HCD) while developing various SDL dashboards increasing the usability and accessibility and overall adoption.
ASSYST has successfully performed numerous complex security related engineering tasks extremely well over the life of the system, and successfully met the SEC CISO mandate to encrypt all SEC data in transit and at rest, for mission critical systems. ASSYST implemented file level encryption end to end from submission, processing, storage, and dissemination, protecting SEC’s High Value Assets (HVA)
SEC, Assistant Director