Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO)

Expert Cyber Security guidance, reducing risk and enabling users, with none of the commitment of a full-time CISO

A vCISO, or CISO-as-a-Service, is a cost-effective replacement to a full-time CISO, providing executive-level guidance on cyber risk management and user enablement opportunities with the flexibility of a managed service contract


A vCISO can provide support to your organisation in the following areas:

  • Governance, Compliance and Reporting
  • Business Risk and Threat Assessments
  • Security Internal Audits and Assurance
  • Identify and Prioritise Security Projects
  • Chairing/Participating in Security Management Forum
  • Developing and Managing Security Improvement Plans
  • Obtaining/Maintaining Security Certifications
  • Security Reporting to Senior Management/Board
  • Responding to Customer Security Queries
  • Writing and Implementation of Security Management Policies


The benefits of the vCISO service are many, including:

  • Increased employee productivity
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Cyber Security Risk reduction
  • Clearer strategic alignment through policies and programme management
  • Lower TCO compared to a full-time CISO
  • Tailored engagement plan to suit your business needs