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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer – Houston (TX)

Virtual CISO – Houston (TX)

Texas SOC 2 Reports Organizations in Houston and across Texas 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 Houston and across Texas 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 Houston and across Texas. 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 Houston (TX)

Houston is a global city and is known for its diverse population, strong economy, and rich culture. It has a humid subtropical climate, which means that it has hot and humid summers and mild winters. The city is located near the Gulf of Mexico, which can cause occasional hurricanes and tropical storms. Houston is home to many museums, parks, and other cultural attractions. Some popular places to visit include the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Space Center Houston. The city also has a thriving arts and culture scene, with many music festivals, theater productions, and other events throughout the year.

Contact Our Houston vCISO Team

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