Hartman's CISO Advisory Services Helps Mid-Size Businesses in Dealing with Governance, Risk, and Compliance

By CIOReview | Friday, August 14, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Hartman Executive Advisors, a strategic technology advisory firm, announces the formation of the company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Advisory practice to help executive leaders at mid-size companies and nonprofit organizations to meet the challenges of establishing effective information security programs to protect assets, achieve compliance and avoid public scrutiny.

As part of the advisory practice, CISO will direct staff in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining processes across the organization to reduce information and information technology (IT) risks. The CISO Advisory practice will be carried by Ron Brown and his team who will guide senior executives and boards of directors at both for-profit and nonprofit organizations across all industry segments

A three-step process to address customer, regulatory, board and corporate concerns will be used by Hartman CISO Advisory services: assessment of the organization to uncover vulnerabilities; developing  a multi-phase roadmap to implement both short-and long-term security improvements; establishment of an ongoing leadership strategy to address changes that may occur as the business evolves over time.

“With so many high-profile security breaches, mid-market executives realize they need to address cybersecurity, but too often, they don’t have an independent trusted senior-level advisor to turn to. Our CISO Advisory practice fills that gap by providing access to an experienced team of leaders who not only have deep experience in IT governance, risk and compliance, but who also translate technology into terms that business executives can comprehend. What differentiates our practice from the cybersecurity offerings of other firms is our independence and focus on business strategy,” said Dave Hartman, founder and president, Hartman Executive Advisors.