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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Fargo (ND)

Virtual CISO – Fargo (ND)

North Dakota SOC 2 ReportsOrganizations in Fargo and across North Dakota 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 Fargo and across North Dakota 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 Fargo and across North Dakota. 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 Hartford (CT)

Hartford has long been recognized as the Insurance Capital of the World, with a deep-rooted presence of major insurance companies and industry leaders. The city is home to several prominent insurance providers, including The Hartford, Aetna, and Travelers, which have a significant impact on the local economy and attract a wealth of talent to the region. This concentration of insurance expertise has fostered a supportive ecosystem of risk management, actuarial services, and insurance-related technology companies.

Beyond insurance, Hartford’s financial services sector is robust, with a range of banks, asset management firms, and investment companies. The city’s strategic location between New York City and Boston has made it an attractive destination for financial institutions seeking to tap into the New England market. Hartford’s financial community plays a vital role in supporting businesses, offering capital investment, advisory services, and fostering economic development in the region.

Contact Our Hartford vCISO Team

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