Sophos – Case Study

Enterprise Architecture for Cybersecurity

Use Case: Sophos needed a platform to support their enterprise architecture practice in identifying and setting mitigation strategies for exposure and risk, and also for cost-savings and scenario-planning for future requirements.

Solution: Map the business and technology landscape from an IT and security viewpoint. Define properties to ensure compliance with regulators. Identify business capabilities enabled by technology, security risk scoring, authorized and unauthorized solutions, cost-saving and automation opportunities. They also use ABACUS for algorithms and scripting to automate reporting, and to provide analysis of security risk and architectural metrics in general.