Virtual CISO Customers

Every business with an online presence needs to be sure their information security and data privacy practices meet or exceed the expectations of their customers. Strong leadership is required to build out these programs, yet not all organizations have full-time dedicated leaders to build them.  

The rules of information security are changing faster now than ever before.  In Lewis Carroll’s famous Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Red Queen tells Alice, “My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go ... must run twice as fast as that.”  Businesses are quite familiar with the idea of racing to stay in place (i.e. market share, current technologies, competitive advantages, etc.).  If they let something like information security lapse, that business could face hefty fines or potential breaches.  These days, it is necessary to have a firm handle on changes to the security and privacy landscape, to understand new requirements such as GDPR.  You want a dynamic individual who will build and lead the best programs for the needs of your organization. A virtual CISO can help put the pieces in place.

What is a Virtual CISO?

Many companies look to hire Virtual CISOs, which cuts out the high cost of a full-time employee while gaining access to a knowledgeable resource.  A Virtual CISO will have a solid understanding of those security regulations that are most likely to impact your organization and how you can most effectively implement and manage your security program as a result.  Larger companies might hire a part-time Virtual CISO to supplement projects driven out of the office of the CIO or COO.  Smaller organizations might not have the resources to hire a full-time CISO, or even need one, given their smaller operations.  This is where a Virtual CISO would be an excellent resource.

Elite Security Network curates relationships with the best Virtual CISOs for your business and helps you narrow down your list of options.

Best fit for your business

Telecommuting jobs are increasing in popularity, and there are more and more CISO’s with the same leadership and technical skills, but varying areas of expertise.  The one-size-fits-all mentality does not work well for implementing different information security strategies across industries and differing business models.  Elite Security Network's profiles allow each Virtual CISO candidate to showcase their top areas of expertise, allowing hiring organizations to make more informed decisions when narrowing down the proper candidates.  We make it our job to find Virtual CISO’s who fit your business’ needs and culture.

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