Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Services & Support

Executive Cyber Leadership - Our team of expert, certified executives are prepared to motivate, foster, and lead productive relationships with your team members, management, and clients to ensure the success of your cyber operations.

Strategic Planning and Policy - Leveraging decades of practical industry experience we can develop policies and plans that secure your technology environments and build success. We will likewise champion changes in policy that support organizational cyberspace initiatives or required changes or enhancements.

Cybersecurity Management - Our experts are ready to oversee your cybersecurity program, including managing information security implications within the organization, specific program, or other area of responsibility, to include strategic, personnel, infrastructure, requirements, policy enforcement, emergency planning, security awareness, and other resources.

Program/Project Management and Acquisition - The Alliance Cyber team applies a deep knowledge of data, information, processes, organizational interactions, and analytical expertise, in concert with your systems, networks, and information exchange capabilities to manage and govern hardware, software, and information system acquisition programs. Our PMI® certified Project Managers provide direct support for IT acquisitions, including National Security Systems, applying IT-related laws, policies, and guidance throughout the acquisition life cycle.

Systems Requirements & Lifecycle Planning - Our team works with yours to gather and evaluate functional requirements and translates them into technical solutions that drive business growth. Whether incorporating new technologies, expand current capabilities or forecasting future needs, we’ll guide you through a tailored development and deployment life cycle that suits your specific requirements.

Governance, Risk Management, & Compliance (GRC)

Risk Management - Understanding your overall cybersecurity risk is important for every organization - whether you’re motivated by adherence to state and federal laws, earning industry accreditations, reducing your insurance costs, or protecting your intellectual property. Alliance Cyber oversees, evaluates, and supports the documentation, validation, assessment, and authorization processes necessary to assure that your systems meet the organization's cybersecurity, compliance, and risk requirements, from both internal and external perspectives.

Systems Architecture - Our industry experts develop system concepts and capabilities suited to your needs; then translate technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into functional system and security designs and processes.

Vulnerability Assessment and Management - Alliance Cyber conducts assessments of threats and vulnerabilities; determines deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise, or local policy; assesses the level of risk; and develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and nonoperational situations.

Training, Education, and Awareness - Let our team train yours! We will develop, plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate training courses, methods, and techniques tailored to your needs.

All-Source Analysis - Alliance Cyber continually analyzes threat information from multiple sources, disciplines, and agencies across the Intelligence Community. We can synthesize and place intelligence information into context; and draw customized insights about the possible implications to your business.

Compliance - Our experts can assess and guide you to success in several cybersecurity standards, to include:

  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 1 & 2

  • NIST 800 Series Advisory (800-53, 800-171 for compliance with DFARS 252.204-7012)

  • ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management

  • Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA)

  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS)

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Control

  • Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d) Section 508-Based Standards for ICT

  • GDPR Advisory, CCPA, and General Data Privacy Advisory

Cyber Operations & Management

Customer Service and Technical Support - Our staff addresses problems; and installs, configures, troubleshoots, and provides maintenance and training in response to customer requirements or inquiries.

Knowledge Management - Records and information are the lifeblood of business continuity. Our knowledge managers administer processes and tools that enable the organization to identify, document, and access intellectual capital and information content on demand.

Systems Administration - Let the experts install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain your server configurations to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data. We can expertly manage accounts, firewalls, and patches; as well as maintain access control, passwords, and account creation and administration.

Network Services - Let our industry-certified team install, configure, test, operate, maintain, and manage your networks and firewalls to protect your information and information systems.

Systems Analysis - Let an expert examine your current systems and procedures, and designs information systems solutions to help the organization operate more securely, efficiently, and effectively. We’ll bring business and IT together by understanding the needs and limitations of both.

Incident Response - Trust us to respond to crises or urgent situations within your domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Our expertise in mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, can maximize the survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Before the worst can happen, we can investigate and analyze all relevant response activities to ensure that you’re ready to respond.