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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Atlanta (GA)

Virtual CISO – Atlanta (GA)

R&D Tax Consultants - Atlanta (GA) Organizations in Atlanta and across Georgia are forced to operate in a business environment ripe with cybercriminals intent on stealing essential business data. Bad actors rely on ever-evolving techniques such as malware, ransomware, phishing attacks, and more to find weaknesses and exploit victims. In fact, recent studies have revealed that 1 in 10 small businesses suffer a cyberattack each year, with phishing being the most effective method. Any business that uses, stores, or transmits personally identifiable information (PII) such as Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, or login credentials is a target.

For this reason, companies in Atlanta and across Georgia need to engineer a cybersecurity plan that offers maximum protection. Many rely on various appliances and software packages to achieve a baseline level of security but need more knowledge and experience to achieve maximum protection. The addition of a Chief Information Security Officer ensures that efforts are strategic and coordinated and offer a maximum level of protection. Unfortunately, many need more resources and budget to engage a full-time employee. For this reason, many turn to a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) to provide executive-level guidance as needed.

vCISO Experience

Calvetti Ferguson serves the IT security and management needs of companies in Atlanta and across Georgia. Our team of experienced professionals has a deep understanding of security governance and management best practices. We work with organizations of various sizes to address all needs or participate in projects as requested. Team members frequently present at conferences, advise technology vendors and deliver specialized training. In other words, Calvetti Ferguson has the depth of technical knowledge and practical experience to move you forward.

Virtual CISO Services

Our team has experience in the following areas, including:

  • Business continuity & disaster recovery planning
  • Business process design and optimization
  • Cost savings assessments
  • Cyber security roadmap development
  • Data security / data privacy management
  • Governance consulting
  • IT general controls assessment
  • IT strategic planning
  • New product/application research, technology selection, and vendor analysis
  • Reporting against IT performance
  • Technology integration services
  • Vendor risk management advisor

 

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About Atlanta (GA)

Atlanta has emerged as a technology and innovation hub, attracting startups, tech companies, and entrepreneurs. The city benefits from the presence of technology-focused incubators, accelerators, and research institutions like Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). The Atlanta Tech Village and Atlanta Tech Park are examples of collaborative spaces that support the growth of the tech ecosystem.

The healthcare industry is also robust in Atlanta, with leading hospitals, research institutions, and healthcare service providers. Emory Healthcare, Piedmont Healthcare, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta are prominent institutions that contribute to the city’s reputation as a healthcare center. Atlanta has a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, with a significant presence in the media and film industry. Turner Broadcasting System, Cox Enterprises, and Tyler Perry Studios are just a few examples of companies that have a significant footprint in Atlanta’s entertainment sector.

Atlanta’s business community benefits from networking and support organizations such as the Metro Atlanta Chamber, the Atlanta Business League, and the Technology Association of Georgia. These organizations foster collaboration, provide resources for businesses of all sizes, and advocate for the interests of the local business community.

Contact Our Atlanta vCISO Team

Calvetti Ferguson provides vCISO services to companies in Atlanta and across Georgia. If you would like more information on our vCISO services, please fill out the form below, and we will follow up shortly.