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1.3 Design


This activity results in the generation of a High-Level Design (HLD) document based on the Technical Requirements Document (TRD). 


Through this activity the consultant will conduct interviews and analysis necessary to determine and document the following:


  • Assessment of key infrastructure, configuration, migration planning and analysis of current security policies
  • The equipment, subscriptions, and licensing that will be part of the project
  • Any relevant network configuration decisions as well as Zone, Policy, and VPN structure
  • The overall management strategy, including services, subnets, logging, users
  • Any modifications required to the recommended Threat Framework and Transformation Level
  • Any Next-Generation features that will be part of the deployment (App-ID, User-ID, GlobalProtect, SSL Decryption, PAN-DB)
  • Consideration for 3rd party integrations (i.e., ClearPass, Splunk, ArcSight, or other loggers; AlgoSec, Tufin, or other configuration managers; multi-factor authentication)
  • Review high level cutover process in relation to Customer Change Management Processes 


Deliverables: High Level Design Document

Consultant Collateral: High Level Design Document (Template, Sample)



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