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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Seattle (WA)

Virtual CISO – Seattle (WA)

R&D Tax Consultants - Seattle (WA)Organizations in Seattle and across Washington 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 Seattle and across Washington 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 Seattle and across Washington. 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 Seattle (WA)

At the heart of the Seattle business community is a culture of innovation and risk-taking. The city has a long-standing tradition of fostering entrepreneurship and supporting startups. This has led to the emergence of a thriving startup scene, attracting venture capital investment and nurturing a diverse range of industries, including software development, biotechnology, clean energy, and e-commerce.

Seattle’s business community has been significantly shaped by the presence of industry giants like Microsoft and Amazon. These companies not only contribute to the local economy but also serve as catalysts for innovation and talent retention. The success of these tech giants has led to the development of a robust ecosystem of technology startups, research institutions, and venture capital firms, creating a fertile ground for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and disruptive ideas.

Contact Our Seattle vCISO Team

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