In 2019 the threat landscape has evolved significantly. Data and cybersecurity is one of the most prevalent concerns facing all businesses today and proper measures and protection are vital to ensure that your business does not suffer. Checking a box for compliance purposes could get you through an audit, but you could suffer mightily in the future if you don’t understand what you are checking off!
Unfortunately many small to midsized businesses can’t afford to attract and retain the talent needed to ensure comprehensive oversight in these areas. According to Payscale.com the average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is $156,852 and that’s IF you can find someone in your area with the skills for the job.
A position that was once purely thought of as technical or “IT” has evolved to be more business orientated, with the CISO taking a proactive and business focused approach to security. The individual is responsible for the company wide security strategy and auditing of current systems, monitoring any potential security flaws and mitigating future risks.
In fact, according to Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study, in 2017 the average cost of a data breach was $2.29 million. However, this same report found that appointing a CISO could significantly reduce the cost of said breach.
ThreatAdvice’s vCISO Platform can take away many of your information security management headaches. Our team of experienced information and security professionals become a virtual part of your team and provide oversight and intelligence on all of your existing security components. You will have a vCISO dashboard where you can communicate securely with our vCISO team, access completed reports and policies, view upcoming and completed tasks that your vCISO team is handling and more. All of your security information is warehoused in one place with oversight and interpretation from your dedicated vCISO team.
ThreatAdvice’s vCISO team can help you develop and maintain a robust security program to reduce your overall risk posture and ensure that you meet regulatory requirements.