Building a strong cybersecurity team can be a daunting and expensive endeavor, especially for small- to medium-sized businesses or critical infrastructure operations with demanding budgetary needs. Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (VCISO) services allow organizations to earn or maintain compliance for less cost than direct hiring.
The Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (VCISO) service provides an organization with the required executive services to mitigate risk and delivery best in class security standards. This position acts as an intermediary between your board, executive leadership, and the organization to provide in-depth understanding of the organization’s cybersecurity and cyber risk posture. The services provided include:
- Cybersecurity Program Development/Review
- Information Security Policies
- Metrics Design and Tracking
- Incident Response Plan Development/Testing
- Board Reporting
- Coordination of Cybersecurity Incidents
- Business Continuity Planning
The VCISO provides regulatory and compliancy for the board with respect to cyber risk management; gains a deep understanding of organizational strategy and risk tolerance; works to anticipate challenges in cybersecurity and cyber risk; and constantly adapt to a shifting cyber landscape. While these are the base services the VCISO program provides, we understand that every company, organization, and engagement is different. To that end, we will customize the engagement to ensure all your security, policy, risk assessment, and compliance needs are met.