Security Capabilities Toolkit

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Control Security Capabilities: actively contribute to the development of existing and new IT process and procedures to enhance Service Transition and Service Operation lifecycle stages.

More Uses of the Security Capabilities Toolkit:

  • Ensure you head; build adaptive Network Security Capabilities that protect valuable organization data and drive accountability and transparency in daily operations.

  • Establish that your organization provides support for It Security Capabilities, products and services, Incident Management, communications, and training advanced joint multi organization Cybersecurity strategies.

  • Be accountable for stakeholder engagement/management to understand Internal Processes and identify potential hard or soft gaps between Security Capabilities and Business Requirements or expectations.

  • Ensure you build adaptive Network Security Capabilities that protect valuable organization data and drive accountability and transparency in daily operations.

  • Engage with Network Engineering and Cybersecurity to understand existing networks, facilities, and Security Capabilities and the mid to long term programs and plans Zero Trust, Network segmentation, etc.

  • Ensure you do cument; lead operations for Application Security, Cloud Security, security Software Development, and automation of Security Capabilities.

  • Head Security Capabilities: continuously improve and advance your organizations operation Security Capabilities, focusing on process and procedures.

  • Develop and maintain Security Architecture models, templates, Standards and Procedures that can be used to leverage Security Capabilities in projects and operations.

  • Be accountable for developing and enabling IT and Network Security Capabilities leveraging existing resources and/or building and driving the Business Cases for team growth to do so.

  • Be certain that your organization provides support for It Security Capabilities, products and services, Incident Management, communications, and training advanced joint multi organization Cybersecurity strategies.

  • Set overall Security Architecture direction to ensure appropriate coverage of Security Capabilities and identify potential gaps for remediation.

  • Arrange that your strategy provides support for It Security Capabilities, products and services, Incident Management, communications, and training advanced joint multi organization Cybersecurity strategies.

  • Manage work with Software Engineering team to ensure all systems are properly hardened during the implementation process.

  • Be accountable for maintaining a comprehensive and holistic system view while addressing stakeholder security and risk concerns.

  • Govern Security Capabilities: partner with Development Teams, product owners, and Organizational Leadership to provide guidance, insight, and feedback on new security technologies.

  • Secure that your corporation establishes and maintains communication links with designated Official, Security Management Team, Area Security Coordinators and other Field security personnel.

  • Govern Security Capabilities: client governance, risk, compliance and security specialists to ensure the Data Architecture and practices conform and support broader organizational risk and Compliance Management.

  • Develop, test, review, debug, or deploy code that supports Security Protocols.

  • Develop Security Capabilities: security information and Event Management (SIEM) solution to ensure your infrastructure is reporting logs and monitoring potential threats for remediation.

  • Ensure you lead; recommend Corrective Actions to fix the Application Security related problems as User Access / management in the Mainframe / RACF applications.

  • Develop Security Capabilities: work closely with your security team to develop policies that ensure your systems are kept secure, and meet Regulatory Requirements.

  • Pilot Security Capabilities: involvement in multiple lifecycle projects as lead security coordination.

  • Warrant that your group evaluates, define, implements, tests and maintains corporate Security Policies, Incident Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans.

  • Drive Security Capabilities: penetration testers provide consultative services ; working with internal business team members to conduct service engagements for security testing.

  • Perform periodic testing for compliance with documented Security Policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Arrange that your enterprise complies; as applications and workloads Move to the Cloud, customers security concerns change.

  • Lead Security Capabilities: implement and maintain cloud based infrastructure, security access policies, and automated provisioning.

  • Develop and mature ICS Security Operations Center (SOC), identify anomalous behavior, perform Data Analysis, and lead Incident Response activities.

  • Initiate Security Capabilities: significantly contribute to Cybersecurity Risk Management processes, metrics, reports, and other Security Awareness and communication tools.

  • Establish Security Capabilities: design and demonstrate an Information security solution that is scalable and easy to adapt with changing Business Requirements.

  • Develop industry Best Practices, methodology, and consulting capabilities into a mature, Enterprise Class Service Delivery model.

  • Develop automated tests for Microservices Development according to the Test Cases to verify that the code meets the requirements and Acceptance Criteria as specified in User Stories.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Security Capabilities Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Security Capabilities related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Security Capabilities specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Security Capabilities Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Security Capabilities improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Instead of going to current contacts for new ideas, what if you reconnected with dormant contacts--the people you used to know? If you were going reactivate a dormant tie, who would it be?

  2. What are your key Security Capabilities indicators that you will measure, analyze and track?

  3. What is the Value Stream Mapping?

  4. Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Security Capabilities process, are the records needed as inputs to the Security Capabilities process available?

  5. How much data can be collected in the given timeframe?

  6. What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of workforce and leader development?

  7. What are you attempting to measure/monitor?

  8. What is the funding source for this project?

  9. When is Root Cause Analysis Required?

  10. How can you become the company that would put you out of business?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Security Capabilities book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Security Capabilities self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Security Capabilities Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Security Capabilities areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Security Capabilities Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Security Capabilities projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Security Capabilities Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Security Capabilities project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Security Capabilities project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Security Capabilities Project Team have enough people to execute the Security Capabilities Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Security Capabilities Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Security Capabilities Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Security Capabilities project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Security Capabilities project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Security Capabilities project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Security Capabilities project with this in-depth Security Capabilities Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Security Capabilities projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Security Capabilities and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Security Capabilities investments work better.

This Security Capabilities All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.