Virtual CISO/CISO Advisor

At Access Point Consulting, we know that cybersecurity is a necessity, not a luxury. Our virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) service empowers organizations of all sizes with expert cybersecurity guidance and leadership, without the need for a full-time CISO. Through collaborative sessions with your organizational leaders, we forge a robust cybersecurity framework tailored to your business objectives and risk tolerance. Our vCISOs guide you in crafting policies, protocols, and contingencies to proactively mitigate threats. We offer comprehensive solutions and targeted approaches to safeguard organizations of all sizes across various domains.

Our Approach

Our approach is to offer a service bundle that effectively addresses the gaps hindering your organization from reaching its next level of maturity and fulfilling its potential.

Strategic Cybersecurity Leadership

Our expert vCISOs provide strategic guidance to align your cybersecurity efforts with your business goals. They become an integral part of your leadership team, ensuring that cybersecurity becomes a priority and driver in achieving your organizational goals.

Risk Analysis & Handling

We conduct comprehensive risk assessments and business impact analyses to identify vulnerabilities in your security posture and threats specific to your organization. Our experts work with you to prioritize and implement effective mitigation strategies to minimize risk and protect your crucial information and assets.

Policy, Documentation & Training

Our vCISOs assist in developing and implementing cybersecurity policies, security protocols, and procedures for your industry. Additionally, we provide employee training to enhance awareness of potential cyberthreats. We oversee ongoing monitoring and evaluation to ensure strict policy adherence and heightened situational awareness among your workforce. Our experts will help guide your business through a detailed Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity exercise to ensure documentation and processes are correctly identified and documented.

Compliance & Regulatory Guidance

Our vCISOs provide comprehensive expertise in compliance and industry regulations, spanning various sectors, to help your organization maintain ongoing compliance. Our experts bring extensive experience in HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, NYDFS, CCRA, CCPA, GDPR, PCI-DSS, and a host of state-level privacy and security knowledge.

Incident Response Planning

We help you prepare for cyber incidents by creating incident response plans, ensuring your team is ready to respond if a breach occurs. (tabletop exercises, planned outages, etc.) Our team stands ready to assist with containment, management, and recovery in the event of a security breach, minimizing disruptions to your operations and mitigating reputational damage.

Customer Benefits

When staying ahead of threats is imperative, Access Point’s vCISO service provides you with a dedicated partner that is committed to securing your digital assets and realizing these foundational benefits:

Enhanced Security Posture

Fortify your cyber situational awareness with our years of experience and industry knowledge.

Scalability and Flexibility

Gain the flexibility to scale cybersecurity efforts up or down as needed. Whether you're undergoing rapid growth or need to tighten your budget temporarily, you can adjust the level of CISO involvement accordingly.

Cost-Effective Solution

Enjoy the expertise of a seasoned vCISO without the financial burden of a full-time hire.

Peace of Mind

Focus on your core business activities, knowing that your cybersecurity is in expert hands.

Let us help you navigate the complex world of cybersecurity, so you can focus on what you do best—growing your business.

Let us help you navigate the complex world of cybersecurity, so you can focus on what you do best—growing your business.

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