Virtual CISO

Virtual CISO

Virtual CISO

Get the security expertise you need on time and within budget

Aquia Solutions | Virtual CISO

Building a cyber security team is not always feasible. But before…much. But before dismissing the idea altogether consider the reasons why a CISO costs so much.

Is hiring a Cyber security resource too expensive?

Yes, hiring a cyber security resource is extremely expensive and not without good reason. The typical salary range of a cyber security expert (aka Certified Information Security Officer or CISO) varies between $190,000 to $255,000. When factoring in overhead, that dollar figure skyrockets to between $375,000 to $525,000.

There are 9 areas of expertise that a CISO brings to an organization

Security
First and foremost a CISOs most critical duty within an organization
Leadership
Provide the ability to build and manage existing cyber security teams
Experience
CISOs are in extremely high demand because of their expertise
Design
Work with IT to design and implement security and process controls
Confidence
Increases your ability to conduct business with reduced risk
Knowledge
Fully versed in the IT and Networking fields of study
Flexibility
Seamlessly integrate with existing IT teams across departments
Adaptability
Pursue the latest technologies, concepts, and vulnerabilities
Culture
Work with your leadership to educate the organization

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