What are the responsibilities of a virtual CISO?

The responsibilities of a virtual CISO include performing Security Policy Review, Security Architecture Review, Security Risk Assessment, Incident Response Planning, Vulnerability Management Program Oversight, Vendor Risk Management, Data Classification, and Compliance Readiness. A virtual CISO’s responsibilities will depend greatly on the goals of the organization, the level of inhouse support provided, and the projects assigned …

What are the responsibilities of a virtual CISO?

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What is a virtual CISO?

A virtual Chief Information Security Officer, also called a virtual CISO or vCISO, is an executive level security professional hired to guide the planning, development, implementation, and on going maintenance of a cyber security program. Virtual CISOs are often contracted or hired on a part-time basis to lead security projects as needed.

What is a managed security service provider (MSSP)?

A Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) is a 3rd party vendor that organizations hire to outsource their security needs. These services may include a managed SIEM, 24/7 managed SOC, MDR, or static code analysis. 

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