WHAT IS vCISO ?

A virtual CISO is a service that replicates the job functions of a Chief Information Security Officer for a much lesser cost and more effectiveness. The service can be customised as per the customer requirement – ranging for specific security requirement to end to end security advisor and consulting for any given organisation.

WHY vCISO ?

Information security is increasing in importance and it is imperative that organisations should have an wholistic approach towards information security address its people, process and technology. But not all organisations can afford to hire a chief security officer or specialists in security. Reflect Security has a team of experienced security experts who can provide your company with a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) to bridge this gap.

CISO vs vCISO

Most larger enterprises hire a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to manage an internal security teams. However identifying the right skills to play such critical role is difficult and expensive. Here are the key reasons why organisations must opt for our vCISO service.
Cost – Cost of hiring a full time CISO is very high for most of the small and mid-sized organisation. It is also challenging to fully utilise their time. vCISO is almost an on demand service where the organisation pays only for the time that is being used their consulting service, yet stay secure.
Knowledge – Most of the full time CISO are individuals. Their knowledge on various security domains are limited and they either depend on vendors or extended security partners for identifying the right solutions. Our vCISO service is not one person dependent. Our expert team has highly experienced consultants who has knowledge on various security domains. Collectively our vCISO service can provide a most effective and tailor made solutioning for all your security requirements.
Turnaround – Employee turnover is something that every organisation faces, the market for security experts are very competitive. Retaining a high qualified and capable resource such as a CISO is harder for organisation. Our vCISO service ensure the availability of right talent throughout the year.

What we Offer?

As part of our vCISO service, Reflect Security can function as a senior security executive in your company. We can:

  • Guide you through annual security planning

  • Determining the level of acceptable risk

  • Coordinating compliance activities and communicating with regulatory groups

  • Help define Security policies & processes

  • Be a readily available expert security resource saving you time and money

  • Provide other advisory input as required

  • Defining security strategy and goals

  • Defining and implementing security and compliance governance

  • Help define security budgets and most appropriate security solutions

  • Review current internal security controls

  • Attend monthly or quarterly executive meetings and board meetings

We recognize the importance of this role and only our most experienced and seasoned consultants provide vCISO services. This team consists of highly experienced consultants that are well versed in risk management techniques. All of Reflect Security vCISO consultants have strong backgrounds in leadership and are experienced in engaging with directors and C’ level executives.

The Methodology