Carlos Lerma, Sr. Information Security Architect, Beam Suntory Inc.

Frameworks Strengthen a Collaborative Security Process

  • Adopting a security framework and roadmap helps manage the growing security challenges that come from having an increasingly complex infrastructure.
  • The adoption of a framework and a roadmap strengthens a collaborative security process in which business and IT managers contribute to decisions about how the company should manage risk derived from IT Security.

We try to engage every single business stakeholder, from the application owners and platform administrators, to leadership, so we understand what the main business drivers are.”

As one of the fastest-growing spirits companies in the world, Beam Suntory’s IT infrastructure has been in transition in recent years, and so has its security strategy. “Growth has been the big driving force,” says Carlos Lerma, the company’s senior information security architect. “We need to be able to think more broadly and be more nimble in how we apply technology. That’s the main reason we are trying to do so much so quickly.”

This is an excerpt from Economic, Operational and Strategic Benefits of Security Framework Adoption. The eBook was generously sponsored by Tenable.