Unit 42 Security Program Design Benefits

  • Start designing from where you are. Incorporate the unique goals of your business and the threats you face. From new program build-outs to improving your program with lessons learned after an incident response engagement with us, we’ll help you develop a world-class security program.
  • Ensure a strong foundation. Working with our team, you’ll develop the rock-solid underpinnings of a successful and sustained security program, including policies, procedures, standards, workflows, and strategic roadmaps.
  • Focus on what matters. With Unit 42® as your partner, you’ll identify and prioritize organizational risks unique to your business across people, processes, and technology to build a strategic roadmap that guides security program goals, objectives, and projects.

Unit 42 Security Program Design Methodology

Partner with Unit 42 to build an industry-leading cybersecurity program that reduces risk and lays the foundation for transformation.


Figure 1: Unit 42 Security Program Design Methodology

  • Identify program goals: Unit 42 works with clients to identify the goals, objectives, and target outcomes of the Security Program Design engagement.
  • Gather organizational context: Unit 42 provides a pre-engagement questionnaire to understand the current state of your processes, tools, and capabilities.
  • Review documentation: Our team will review existing documentation to identify opportunities to enhance governance and control design.
  • Conduct stakeholder interviews: Unit 42 will interview your people to gain additional insight regarding security control deployment and technical capabilities.
  • Create a strategic roadmap: Unit 42 will develop a tailored roadmap to help you take the right actions to achieve cybersecurity program improvements.
  • Address strategic roadmap items: Unit 42 can help you execute strategic roadmap items and develop a robust cybersecurity program.

About Unit 42

Unit 42® brings together our world-renowned threat researchers and hunters with an elite team of security consultants to create an intelligence-driven, response-ready organization. The Unit 42 Threat Intelligence team provides threat research that enables security teams to understand adversary intent and attribution while enhancing protections offered by our products and services to stop advanced attacks. As threats escalate, Unit 42 is available to advise customers on the latest risks, assess their readiness, and help them recover when the worst occurs. For the latest threat intel and research, please visit https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/.