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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Billings (MT)

Virtual CISO – Billings (MT)

Montana SOC ReportsOrganizations in Billings and across Montana 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 Billings and across Montana 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 Billings and across Montana. 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


Map of Billings (MT)

About Billings (MT)

Billings’ economy is driven by several key sectors, including energy, healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, and professional services. The city serves as a regional hub for the oil and gas industry, with many energy companies having operations in the area. Additionally, Billings is home to refineries, pipeline companies, and service providers that support the energy sector.

The healthcare industry is a significant contributor to Billings’ economy, with several hospitals, clinics, and medical facilities serving the region. Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare are two major healthcare providers that offer a range of services and employ a large number of healthcare professionals.

Agriculture remains a vital sector in Billings, as it is surrounded by fertile farmlands and ranches. The city serves as a distribution and processing center for agricultural products, including grains, livestock, and dairy. Manufacturing is also a significant sector, with companies involved in food processing, machinery, construction materials, and more.

Contact Our Billings vCISO Team

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