How does Architecture affect Cybersecurity?

The Who, What, How, and Why of SCIF Design

SCIF Cover Page ThumbnailThe real-world implications of cybersecurity threats can affect everything from the integrity of cities’ industrial framework like transportation and utilities, to the security of corporations’ intellectual property and trade secrets, to even the protection of each individual consumer’s personal data. 

While these may seem like digital problems needing virtual solutions, there is an increasingly important role for physical architectural design in the conversation. Cybersecurity firms and tech firms serving government entities are consistently approaching us in need of an accredited Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF).


Download this white paper to learn:

  • How a SCIF provides critical operational capabilities for command headquarters and communication centers;
  • Which stakeholders drive which steps of the design process;
  • Why your architect's design considerations can make or break the accreditation process;
  • And what the six steps are that will ensure an accurate, high-quality design process.

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Price_Barbara_200pxBarbara Price
FAIA, LEED AP, NCARB
SCIF Design Expert / Special Projects Director

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