Virtual CISO (vCISO) Services

Need to get compliant?
Want to close more deals with security-conscious clients?
Fractional CISO’s tailored vCISO services will help you grow your business and reduce your risk.

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1Cybersecurity Program Management

Does your organization need cybersecurity leadership? Fractional CISO’s virtual CISO services can be plugged into your management team to reduce your company’s risk and enable sales with security-sensitive clients.

We will plan and execute a comprehensive cybersecurity program tailor-made for your organization.

2Cybersecurity Compliance Services

Your organization is evaluating complying with one of the major cybersecurity standards. Whether you’re aiming to reduce your risk with a high-quality framework or enable sales by meeting prospective client’s security needs, Fractional CISO will help you earn your compliance certification from start to finish – providing guidance, support, and assistance every step of the way.

The two most common compliance standards we help clients meet are:

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3Cybersecurity Projects

Want to know where your cybersecurity risk stands or get a plan to address it? Have a new IoT product you want to ensure is secure? Need supporting documentation to assure your clients it is secure? The Fractional CISO team can tackle a wide range of cybersecurity projects. Popular ones include:

Why use Virtual CISO (vCISO) Services?

Fractional CISO’s Virtual CISO services fill the cybersecurity leadership gap for companies that don’t have a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Almost every single business will benefit from having a CISO, but C-suite roles are expensive and can be tough to fill and maintain.

Whatever your cybersecurity needs may be, vCISO services can take care of them.

Flexible & Efficient Cybersecurity Leadership.

A virtual CISO can provide whatever cybersecurity deliverables you need with greater flexibility and a reduced cost.

Get Exactly What Your Business Needs.

Do you only want a risk assessment, or need a new IoT product evaluated? A virtual CISO can do just that.

Cybersecurity Compliance Enables Sales.

Is your sales team getting stuck on potential customers’ cybersecurity questionnaires? A vCISO can help create and manage a program to guide your business to cybersecurity accreditation – helping you close more deals.

Virtual CISO (vCISO) Services FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about vCISO services.

For businesses experiencing rapid growth, expanding to the enterprise level, or handling sensitive data, considering vCISO services is advisable. A virtual Chief Information Security Officer can effectively manage security risks and ensure your team meets industry security standards.

Seek a provider with a history of effective cybersecurity strategies and a skilled team. Also, consider their communication style, availability, and flexibility to meet your needs. Reading reviews, asking for references, and comparing pricing and services can help you make a well-informed choice.

vCISOs collaborate with existing IT and security teams to bolster their skills and expertise. They offer guidance, support, and strategic direction to improve the organization’s cybersecurity capabilities.

Yes, vCISOs can help with incident response and cybersecurity training. They can guide effective responses to security incidents and help create and implement training programs to educate employees on best practices for cybersecurity. vCISO services can also assist in developing employee training and conducting tabletop exercises to prepare your organization for potential threats.

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