Meet security strategy goals with virtual expertise and guidance.

It is possible to gain control of your cybersecurity program without a traditional CISO role. Our team can help you become less reactionary and more proactive by identifying risks before they are exploited and provide strategic solutions to stop potential gaps. Our goal is to make cybersecurity a strength for your organization, not a liability.

Overview

Build and Strengthen Organizational Capabilities

The Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) position in any organization has become crucial, but the role of the new CISO has evolved as rapidly as the scale and seriousness of cyber threats. Not only is this role expected to have technical expertise to advance the security posture of the organization, they are tasked with developing security-focused strategies to drive business decisions that executives can understand and support.

Perhaps the greatest security challenge is influencing an organization to to invest in cyber security capabilities in the absence of skilled talent or informed leadership. Our team works seamlessly with organizations to fill the CISO gap and help you address what’s critical to the business, reduce risks and improve overall resiliency.

How We Work

vCISO Process + Program

Initial Risk Assessment

We will take an inventory of your key business systems, data and personnel and then perform a risk assessment that analyzes threats to your business and controls that you have in place to mitigate those threats.

Triage Period

Based on the initial risk assessment, we will assist with remediation of critical issues that present heightened immediate risk.

Full Standards Based Assessment

After we have identified issues requiring immediate attention, we will conduct a full standards-based assessment utilizing a widely accepted best practices framework that aligns with your business needs.

Initiate Roadmap

Finally, we will build a long-term improvement roadmap and assist your organization in implementing best practices and security controls that mitigate your cybersecurity risk.

How We're Different

On-Demand Experts in Your Corner

Finding experienced, well-qualified cybersecurity leadership with a capable team, in today’s competitive cybersecurity landscape can be challenging, time-consuming and costly. With our vCISO services, you get more than a single person, you get the ability to leverage our entire team of experts specialized in your unique cybersecurity needs and challenges. Common use of our vCISO services include:

Seasoned cybersecurity leadership and strategic business cybersecurity technology enablement

Lead cybersecurity and other compliance related projects

Develop and implement company wide cybersecurity policies, standards and best practices

Perform regular user awareness training

Develop a cybersecurity maturity improvement roadmap

Engage expert members of the Echelon team as needed for specific projects or specific technical services

Lead and manage cybersecurity software and product acquisitions and implementations

Engage and brief the board and other business leaders on cybersecurity matters

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