VIRTUAL CISO (vCISO)
Don’t wait until disaster strikes
to protect your business from security threats.
Benefits of a vCISO
EXPERTISE AND CORE COMPETENCIES
We have over 10 years’ experience and expertise in cybersecurity—most importantly in the cyber risk area your CIO like doesn’t have time to manage.
vCISOs let you cut out the cost of benefits plus the process of going through any full onboarding requirements, which saves you time, resources, and huge salary.
REDUCED BUSINESS RISK
Whatever the size of your company, regulatory requirements, as well as risks involved, the role of a vCISO is scalable and adjustable.
FLEXIBILITY AS NEEDED
Depending on whatever commitment agreed upon, a vCISO’s commitment ends when his work in your organization is complete.
IMPROVING YOUR IN-HOUSE TEAM
With a vCISO handling the strategic responsibilities of your company’s cybersecurity affairs, you are now free to fully utilize your in-house team.
vCISO are independent of your team and your security; hence, they function with a high level of commitment and responsibility.
CORE TASKS HANDLED BY A vCISO
Specific duties handled by vCISOs will vary depending on job requirements and contract agreement. Although vCISOs work independently, they will report to top company leadership. There are several tasks a vCISO performs; however, the ten tasks listed below are the most important ones.
- Direct and approve the framework of security systems.
- Ensure that contingency, disaster recovery and business continuity plans are tested and put in place.
- Review and approve security policies, controls, and cyber incident response planning.
- Provide materials for the security awareness, training and education of in-house security team members.
- Act as an advisor for security risk management and control, as well as incident response based on their expertise.
- Review and/or assist with the development of strategies, standard practices, and procedures for cybersecurity.
- Perform compliance-based assessments of various security functions.
- Provide expertise on regulatory and statutory requirements as they relate to security.
- Provide timely and detailed reports of information security and risk-management processes to top organization officials.
- Communicate best practices of cybersecurity to the organization and updating the security strategy with new technologies.