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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO)

End-to-end Cybersecurity Management

Get an experienced, single point of contact for all your cybersecurity requirements. A virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) provides strategic and operational leadership in cybersecurity within an organization, but does so in a flexible and often remote capacity. This role is especially valuable for organizations that may not require or cannot afford a full-time executive-level security officer. A vCISO orchestrate

Flat-Rate Basic


  • Onboarding Kickoff
  • Cybersecurity Strategy Development
  • Policy and Framework Development
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Response Planning
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • Vendor and Third-Party Risk Management
  • Budget and Resource Allocation
  • Regular Reporting and Communication
  • Technology Oversight
  • Compliance and Audit
  • Strategic Advisory
  • NIST CSF Assessment
  • Privacy Assessment 
  • Annual Cyber Insurance Form Assistance
  • Annual Cybersecurity Roadmap
  • Annual Cybersecurity Framework Assessment
  • Annual Vulnerability Scanning

Flat-Rate Essentials


  • Includes Basic services 
  • External Vulnerability Scan
  • CIS Controls Assessment
  • Tabletop Exercise
  • Semi-Annual Cybersecurity Roadmap
  • Semi-Annual Cybersecurity Framework Assessment
  • Semi-Annual Vulnerability Scanning
  • Semi-Annual Risk Analysis
  • 20 additional Ad Hoc Hours 

Flat-Rate Enterprise


  • Includes Essentials services plus
  • Governance
  • Risk, & Compliance Platform
  • Quarterly Cybersecurity Roadmap
  • Quarterly Cybersecurity
  • Framework Assessment
  • Quarterly Vulnerability Scanning
  • Third-Party Risk Assessment
  • 40 Additional Ad Hoc Hours

VCISO Service Description

Cybersecurity Strategy Development

Creating adaptable cybersecurity strategies aligned with organizational goals and risks

Policy and Framework Development

Implementing security policies and ensuring compliance with regulations like GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS

Risk Management

Managing cybersecurity risks and ensuring effective risk mitigation through a robust framework

Incident Response Planning

Developing and testing incident response plans, overseeing security breach investigations and related legal matters

Vendor and Third-Party Risk Management

Assessing third-party security and ensuring compliance with organizational security standards

Security Awareness and Training

Implementing security training and promoting a security-aware culture among employees

Regular Reporting and Communication

Reporting security status and incidents to executives and acting as liaison between IT and senior management

Technology Oversight  

Guiding the selection of security tools and ensuring robust cybersecurity infrastructure

Budget and Resource Allocation

Overseeing cybersecurity budget allocation and justifying security investments

Strategic Advisory

Providing strategic advice to C-level executives and boards on cybersecurity threats and best practices. Helping shape business strategy with a focus on minimizing cyber risks.

Compliance and Audit

Leading audit initiatives to ensure compliance with internal and external security requirements.

 Keeping up-to-date with industry standards and ensuring the organization adheres to these standards.

What is VCISO?

A vCISO provides expert cybersecurity strategy and guidance to safeguard your business. As an outsourced, virtual service, vCISOs offer a more affordable option than hiring a full-time, in-house CISO

Why do you need a VCISO?

A vCISO provides expert cybersecurity guidance and strategic planning at a fraction of the cost of a full-time CISO. This flexible, outsourced solution enhances your risk management, ensures regulatory compliance, and scales with your business needs

Our VCISO services: How They Work

When you choose Novesh LLC for vCISO services, we start with a detailed onboarding and discovery phase to assess your existing IT infrastructure, gather data, and review your current security measures. This process helps us create a customized implementation plan tailored to your needs.

As services get underway, you'll have continuous support from our team of cybersecurity experts. Your vCISO will conduct system tests, identify vulnerabilities, design a disaster recovery plan, and develop a comprehensive cybersecurity roadmap to strengthen your security posture.