Boston area Temporary CISO

Securing Boston area tech companies
Securing Boston area companies


Fractional CISO provides much more than a Boston area temporary CISO. We offer something unique in the security industry. The mission of every temporary CISO is to partner with our clients to help them better understand their security needs. 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 Boston based temporary 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 temporary 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 temporary CISO can assist your executive team in are:

  • Security Investment Level
  • Security Policy
  • Security Project Prioritization
  • Compliance with various security frameworks and certifications
  • Hiring / recruiting employees with the right security skills
  • Internet of Things (IoT) security strategy


Our temporary CISOs have extensive expertise in several industries including:

  • Financial services
  • High-tech
  • Medical / life sciences

Security Processes

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 temporary CISOs have defended some of the world’s top organizations and led the efforts to remediate high profile breaches. Services include:

  • Security Processes & Documentation
  • Vulnerability Management Program
  • Training Program (All employees, development, operations, IT, networking)
  • Breach planning, processes, program management, remediation


Compliance can be one of the most business critical activities your organization undertakes. A temporary CISO can be key to solving this business challenges. Our team has extensive experience with many compliance frameworks and certifications.

Product Lifecycle

Fractional CISO temporary 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 temporary CISO services include the following:

  • Threat modeling
  • Secure Software Design Review
  • Secure Network Design Review
  • Secure Implementation Review
  • Third Party Software Recommendations
  • Secure Code Review
  • Security Testing Review

Market Activities

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, answer security sections of RFPs, and recommending security language in contracts.

  • Expert security discussions with your customers (including the option of company badged information security consultants)
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) / Request for Information (RFI) answers for security questions
  • Security clause contract drafting and review (in conjunction with your legal team)
  • Security messaging documents and white papers for your business

Give Fractional CISO a call today to help you with your temporary CISO needs.