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Security Architecture: Navigating complexity

Six lessons uncovered by ISF Research
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Budgetary investments in information security are under renewed scrutiny as organisations struggle to justify even the smallest spend. Faced with a barrage of point security solutions, security professionals are once again asking whether security architecture can provide clarity and direction.

Based on extensive original Member research and revised to reflect the world in 2021, Security Architecture: Navigating complexity explores the possibilities of security architecture in providing an integrated roadmap for an organisation.

Taking the real-world ISF Member experiences of implementing a security architecture, this executive summary establishes common architectural concepts, shows you how to avoid common pitfalls, and describes the advantages to integrating architecture into the information security function.