Capability Statement

Background

Miju Systems Pty Ltd is a specialist information security consulting firm with offices in Canberra and Brisbane. Established in 1994, the firm has established a range of long-term clients that value its consistent team, its depth of experience and the value for money that it offers them.

Miju Systems has developed a portfolio of services, expertise through exceptional staff, tools and processes that is focused specifically in the information security domain.

The illustration below highlights the three perspectives of Miju Systems services.

Three perspectives

Tools

Miju Systems has developed a range of methodologies and tools that it uses to bring consistency and efficiency to its engagements. These include:

  • project management protocols and documentations;
  • technical process guides;
  • checklists;
  • audit programs;
  • risk management tools;
  • performance monitoring tools; and
  • internal quality procedures.

Quality

As a step towards improvement of its service levels, Miju Systems is currently preparing for certification under ISO 9001.

Information Security Services

Network Design and Management

Miju Systems provide network design and management services for LAN, WAN, wireless, Intranet and Internet environments. Miju Systems' network services deliver perimeter security, intrusion detection, management of logs and other records, VPNs and other protection mechanisms for messages in transit.

Miju Systems not only design networks and deploy them but provide on-site and remote management of them, if required.

Components of our information security network design and management service line are:

  • Network Planning & Design
  • Network Performance Tuning.
  • Firewalls, Intrusion Detection.
  • Facilities Management & Security Monitoring.
  • Web Master Services.
  • Intranet/Internet Installation and Management.

Systems Engineering and Integration

In addition to providing secure networking infrastructure and management, Miju Systems will provide systems engineering services necessary to provide information security within servers and applications - email, anti-virus, authentication (such as single-sign on), redundant and backup systems.

The depth of knowledge of UNIX® and Windows® server software has been hard-won from our focus on hardening of server operating systems, management of internal logs and application audit trails to evidentiary standards.

Components of our information security system engineering and integration service line are:

  • Systems Integration & Design;
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery;
  • System Implementation & Installation;
  • Software Installation and Maintenance;
  • Server Hardening and Tuning;
  • Desktop Systems Replacement; and
  • Offsite Security Storage.

Information Security Reviews and Audits

Miju Systems provides information security review and audit services to organizations where it has had no material input to the design or implementation of IT systems. In its capacity as an independent reviewer it can use its knowledge of Australian and international information security standards, its current Department of Defense security clearance (currently Secret or Top Secret for key Miju Systems employees) and a range of tools and checklists for simplifying the underlying complexities.

Miju Systems has provided information security reviews and risk assessments to a wide range of commercial, state government and federal government clients.

Components of our information security system engineering and integration service line are:

  • Policy and procedure review;
  • Information security risk assessment;
  • Control effectiveness review;
  • Information asset inventory and valuation;
  • Information threat and vulnerability assessment;
  • Network security review

Project Management

Miju Systems provides complete programme and project management services as a component of all information security consulting services. Project management at Miju Systems is about consultation with our clients and about the solid hands-on management of its project teams - management designed to ensure that our clients' targets are achieved. Miju Systems places a heavy emphasis on effectively managing all aspects of the project - people, process and technology.

Components of our information security project management service line are:

  • Project Planning, Budgeting;
  • Project Charter Development;
  • Earned Value Progress Reporting;
  • Project Performance Management;
  • Change Management;
  • Risk Management;
  • Issue and Scope Management; and
  • Stakeholder Communication.

Skills Areas

Desktop and Server Platforms

Miju Systems staff offers a broad range of specialist skills in the area of information security consulting:

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft® Windows®, mostly 2000 & XP.
  • UNIX® systems, especially Solaris℠.
  • Linux® systems, including Debian®, Red Hat® and SUSE™.
  • Cisco IOS®

Infrastructure Technology

  • IP Networking
  • Local Area Networks
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Wireless Networks
  • COMSEC (Secure Communications Networks)
  • X.400/500 Message Handling Systems

Network & System Management

  • Policy & Procedure Development
  • Information Security Change Management & Training
  • Penetration Testing
  • Internet Application Software Review
  • Risk Assessment & Management
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Network Performance Monitoring
  • Log Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Support Process Review
  • Outsourcing Performance Validation
  • Secure Mail System
  • Secure Time Servers

Geographic Spread

Miju Systems currently provide services and manage sites and security environments throughout Australia and the United States.

Industry Experience

Our staff have a wide range of experience in the commercial, rural, educational, financial, legal, government and defence sectors, so we can quickly come to understand your special business requirements.

  • Defence
  • Insurance and Banking
  • Power Utilities
  • Telecommunications Utilities
  • Health

Please contact us if you would like to discuss service options.

Cisco IOS is a registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. .
Debian is a registered trademark of Software in the Public Interest, Inc. .
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds .
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation .
SUSE is a trademark of SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, a Novell business .
Red Hat is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. .
Solaris is a service mark of Sun Microsystems .
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group .
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