Virtual CISO Service to guide your security program

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vCISO Service to assess Business security threats, risks compliance

With the rising risk of cyber-attacks, data breach and various compliance obligations, businesses of all sizes are on the lookout for search for CISOs to help protect their interests in significant regulatory requirements. However, this is a critical field that often requires a lot of experience and expertise. As a result, many small and medium sized businesses may not have the internal resources to adequately fill the CISO advisory position.

One option for these businesses is to seek out executive management through virtual CISO (vCISO) services.

Virtual CISO consulting services can provide the necessary experience and expertise to help businesses protect themselves from cyber-attacks. In addition, an efficient vCISO provider can also help businesses meet their compliance obligations. The Virtual CISO (vCISO) resourcing model reduces business risk, signal commitment to data security and enhance overall security posture.

By outsourcing your CISO function to a team of experienced security professionals, you can get the expertise you need without the high cost of hiring a full-time CISO.

With an interim CISO, businesses can benefit from having an experienced security professional on their team without having to incur the cost of a full-time employee. This resourcing model can help businesses of all sizes protect their data and ensure compliance with security standards.

What is a Virtual CISO?

Virtual CISO (vCISO) provider is an outsourced, part-time or on-demand remote security practitioner who assesses and helps IT security protocols and compliance programs to architect an organization’s security, data security strategy to boost overall security posture.

Hiring a Virtual CISO service could be a good option for organizations that need to fill a leadership role or comply with information security regulations but can’t afford to bring in a full-time, qualified CISO.

At times known as “Interim CISO,” “Resident CISO,” “Part-time CISO,” or “remote CISO,” engagement with a virtual CISO provider means a security and risk management specialist who provides support and advice for achieving cybersecurity program deliverables. They help manage and monitor a company’s overall security posture provide oversight and ensure compliance with cybersecurity best practices and frameworks.

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What are the services of a Virtual CISO?

A Virtual CISO is a service that is designed to help organizations with the assessment and implementation of business-critical security policies/standards, compliance posture and cyber resiliency program to provide guidance on how to best protect their data and resources.

A virtual chief information security officer can also offer strategic and operational leadership consultation on how to effectively build and implement a cybersecurity program that will protect against the latest threats.

One of the key roles and responsibilities of a virtual CISO is to provide the vision, strategy, direction, and implementation of different information security and compliance governance programs like:

  • ISO 27000 Series (e.g. ISO 27001)
  • National Information Security Technology NIST (e.g. NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171)
  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
  • FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), and
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) etc.

A vCISO is also responsible for compliance regulations and expert assessment on new and emerging cybersecurity threats to safeguard an organization’s information assets (CIA triad i.e. Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability) by building holistic cyber security risks and mitigation programs.

In short: 

  • Organizational policies and procedures to be followed by employees
  • Processes adherence to policies
  • Monitoring policy to keep tabs on adherence to people, process, technology (PPT) frameworguidelines Correctiveive measures

Our top-tier vCISOs are dedicated to protecting your business-critical components from security threats and implementing information security programs within your cyber security budget.

Based on the fractional Cybersecurity Officer (CSO) model and strategy, processes, and culture, you gain access to our entire team of seasoned and experienced information security. You are in charge of creating and monitoring your customized security plan and security team operations.

They also work hand in hand with your organization’s infrastructure, people, and information security, along with your internal security team, to ensure your business is as well protected as it can be. The virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) is the most important individual on your security team, and you must choose the right one to elevate your cyber security strategy.

The Virtual CISO Advisory Services serve as a complete security team by carrying out:

  • End-to-End IT Security Operations
  • Security strategies and policies
  • Human Resources management
  • Business Continuity
  • Documentation of Cybersecurity best practices

What advantages do virtual CISO services provide?

  • Substantial cost saving
  • Boardroom Engagement
  • Vendor-neutral CISO consultancy
  • Regulatory compliance and GRC
  • Incident response
  • Policies and Process
  • Ongoing security awareness

Security Operations

Virtual CISO (vCISO) provider is an outsourced, part-time or on-demand remote security practitioner who assesses and helps IT security protocols and compliance programs to architect an organization’s security, data security strategy to boost overall security posture.

  • Team Efficacy
  • External threat management

Virtual CISO Committed To Security Posture

vCISOs and domain experts – from square one to the next level

Virtual CISO (vCISO) 8 key responsibilities

  1. Defines security strategy
  2. Information Security Risk Assessment
  3. Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  4. Security Framework GAP Analysis
  5. IT Security Assessments
  6. Program/Policy Creation & Implementation
  7. Table-top exercises to ensure continuity of operations
  8. Incident Response Plans

Holistic vCISO Service on Your Schedule

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