Lightstream’s AWS Cybersecurity Framework

Lightstream’s Cybersecurity Framework is built upon proven cybersecurity methodologies to deliver successful business outcomes while mitigating risk. Our approach provides for a holistic security posture throughout the enterprise; Cloud, Global Networking and Data Center providing the confidence to run your business.

Lightstream’s approach embraces Zero Trust concepts along with the best-practices of the AWS Well Architected Framework, CIS and NIST for all customers, while incorporating industry specific compliancy in a highly-automated manner.

Our methodology ensures that cybersecurity and risk requirements are incorporated into your architecture and utilized throughout the lifecycle and dynamics of your cloud deployment. This is also applicable to improve your existing architecture and efficiency.

I. Envision

Lightstream uncovers the relationship between business and technology to deliver on the desired outcome of your business initiatives securely. The focus on issues related to digital transformation and competitive agility, delivered globally, helps our clients create their competitive differentiation.

We align the silos that often exist between teams creating a culture of success, by coupling the people, processes and technology. Our envisioning approach accelerates production while mitigating risk through the entire lifecycle of your environment.

Lightstream’s multi-day Cloud Foundation Workshops focus on 5 Core fundamentals that ensure positive outcomes and security in the Cloud.

Our five-step approach to building your cloud foundation

Step 1


Exchange information and discuss your goals and objectives with Lightstream. Establish a foundation about the latest technologies and industry-best standards/practices.

Step 2


Visualize potential solutions and scenarios with Lightstream. Explore specific technologies and approaches more deeply to determine what your organization will embrace.

Step 3


This session goes deeper into your current environment; compute, cloud, storage, networking, security, database, applications, operations, processes and culture as an overall maturity assessment.

Step 4


Lightstream engineers, architects and subject matter experts will share and discuss industry best practices, design patterns, 3rd party solutions, and tool sets available to your organization.

Step 5


Lightstream will deliver a document containing the current state of your infrastructure, and a blueprint with recommendations for transforming your digital infrastructure.

II. Plan

Leveraging the information gathered during the Envisioning Phase, along with the high-level strategy outlined within the Blueprint, Lightstream will guide you through the process to uncover the strategies, requirements, and transformation your company must leverage to support an efficient secure cloud environment.

III. Design

Lightstream facilitates the design of a secure cloud environment that aligns with the findings of the Envisioning Phase along with the output of the Planning Phase, encompassing all aspects of successful cloud deployments inclusive of Availability, Data Management, Messaging, Management & Monitoring, Performance, Scalability, Resiliency and Security.

IV. Implement

Lightstream leverages the knowledge gathered during the Envisioning, Planning and Design phases within the implementation phase of a secure cloud environment. We then couple that with our expertise that we have gained over hundreds of cloud implementations, our proven best practices and a flexible team that fully understands your business outcome requirements and how to deliver an aligned cloud technology solution.

V. Manage

Cloud Providers deliver some of the most comprehensive Cloud Computing solutions in the world, yet they can sometimes be challenging to implement, secure and manage. Lightstream Insight is a comprehensive suite of Cloud-native Managed Services that help you secure and manage your cloud, allowing you to focus on your business.

VI. Optimize

Operating and securing a cloud environment at peak efficiency is an ongoing process that requires robust governance and technology. Environments are constantly evolving, new instances are provisioned, new services are developed by the cloud providers and threats continue to get more advanced at a pace that becomes difficult to manage. Lightstream provides an industry leading suite of technology solutions coupled with the people and processes that are able to continuously ensure that your deployment is aligned with your business and risk requirements.