Vanguard Staff Augmentation services enable organizations to quickly add qualified staff to their enterprise security team. Vanguard’s team of veteran security experts average more than 30 years experience in enterprise, cloud and z/OS security administration and require minimal training and start-up time.

Many organizations today face increasing security and compliance risks due to short-term and long-term shortages of qualified z/OS security administrators. To protect critical assets and fill security resource gaps, some organizations are utilizing cost effective staff augmentation services.


  • Ensure optimum security protection and risk management.
  • Access expert security resources, specialized skills.
  • Scale to meet fluctuating staffing and project needs.
  • Complete critical security initiatives.
  • Fill gaps while recruiting new personnel.
  • Retain internal control of security project and staff management.
  • Increase organizational efficiency and flexibility.

Vanguard Staff Augmentation provides organizations with:

  • Specific skills that they do not have internally.
  • Additional resources to complete critical security remediation.
  • Temporary team members to fill in for absences.
  • Semi-permanent or permanent part-time or full-time personnel.

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Security Assessments quickly identify and prioritize penetration risks, determine whether the implementation reflects best practices for security and integrity and evaluate the potential impact and exposure of any findings.

Vanguard has the largest and most experienced group of security specialists in the world and proven expertise remediating enterprise systems.

Vanguard Penetration Testing services discover high-risk vulnerabilities, determines if sufficient defenses are in place, offers remediation guidance, and recommends a plan and methodology for ongoing testing.

Implementation services include increasing the efficiency of existing security and compliance capabilities, deploying new security proficiencies, supporting industry and regulatory requirements, and training.

Role-Based Access Control software, developed by Vanguard is used to help organizations reduce provisioning time, eliminate errors and adhere to role structure over time.

Organizations are turning to the Vanguard Professional Services team to assist them with DB2-to-RACF security migrations.

Vanguard Professional Services team are renowned worldwide for their expertise as security solutions professionals. Team members have on average 30 years of mainframe and enterprise security experience.