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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Boston MA

Virtual CISO – Boston (MA)

Organizations in Boston and across Massachusetts 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 Boston and across Massachusetts 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 inBoston and across Massachusetts. 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 Boston (MA)

One of the key drivers of Boston’s business community is its prestigious academic institutions. The city is home to world-renowned universities such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). These institutions serve as breeding grounds for groundbreaking research, fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Boston’s close ties between academia and industry have led to the creation of numerous technology startups, biotech firms, and healthcare companies, which contribute to the city’s reputation as a leader in these fields.

The city’s financial sector is also robust, with a significant presence of banks, investment firms, and venture capital firms. Boston’s history as a center for trade and commerce has influenced its strong financial industry, attracting both domestic and international companies. The city’s proximity to major financial centers in New York and its access to skilled professionals contribute to its thriving financial community.

Contact Our Boston vCISO Team

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