Fractional CISO offers something unique in the security industry, more than just a part-time CISO, otherwise known as a Chief Information Security Officer. The mission of every part-time CISO is to partner with our clients to help them better understand their security needs. Not only do we deliver tremendous value by focusing on the key security elements that are applicable to their business, we learn your business and make decisions as you would -– understanding your risk profile and prioritizing everything we do based on a rigorous risk classification system.
Our part-time CISOs speak the language of your executive team and execute with a scope of responsibility to understand threats across the entire company. Your executive team and our part-time CISOs will gain a joint understanding of the risks of your current and planned investment levels in security. Some of the key planning processes that our part-time CISO can assist your executive team in are:
Internet of Things (IoT) security strategy
Our part-time CISOs have extensive expertise in several industries including:
In order to meet your customers’ security expectations, you need strong processes that ensure your customers’ security issue get to the right person and are resolved in a timely manner. Similarly, you need to make sure that the right people on your staff have the proper security knowledge and training, including how to handle a security breach. Our part-time CISOs have defended some of the world’s top organizations and led the efforts to remediate high profile breaches. Services include:
Compliance can be one of the most business-critical activities your organization undertakes, and a part-time CISO can be a key part to solving this business challenges. Our team has extensive experience with many compliance frameworks and certifications.
Fractional CISO part-time CISOs can help you throughout the entire security lifecycle of your product from vulnerability introduction prevention to finding those that typically are not caught via penetration testing. Our part-time CISO services include the following:
Many times, you need help telling your security story to close a deal or to better attract a particular market segment. We can help you with all manner of go-to-market activities including creation of security marketing content, discussing security with customers, answering security sections of RFPs, and recommending security language in contracts.
Give Fractional CISO a call today to help you with your part-time CISO needs.
It is possible for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role to be outsourced. Outsourcing the CISO function means hiring a third-party company or individual to fulfill the responsibilities and duties typically associated with the CISO position. This arrangement allows organizations to benefit from the expertise and guidance of experienced security professionals without having to employ a full-time, in-house CISO.
CISO as a Service (CISOaaS) refers to a model where organizations engage the services of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) on a temporary or outsourced basis rather than hiring a full-time CISO as a permanent employee. In this model, a company can access the expertise and guidance of a CISO without the long-term commitment and expense associated with hiring a full-time executive.
CISOs play a crucial role in ensuring the security of an organization’s information assets and technology infrastructure. They are responsible for developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies, managing risks, overseeing compliance with regulations and standards, and establishing incident response and recovery plans.
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