Tevora Adds to vCISO Team with Addition of Industry Leader Michael Higgins     

Irvine, California – March 27, 2024 —Tevora, a global leader in enterprise cybersecurity and compliance, is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) team, Michael Higgins. With a wealth of experience and expertise in risk management, information security, and privacy, Higgins brings unparalleled insight and leadership to Tevora’s cybersecurity clients.

The vCISO offering provided by Tevora was designed to elevate or supplement the cybersecurity posture of today’s complex organizations. Tevora’s experienced and pedigreed vCISOs often serve as on-demand Fractional CISOs for organizations requiring an executive cybersecurity leadership without the high cost of dedicated staff. In other cases, these vCISOs act in an advisory role to existing CISOs, supplementing in-house expertise with specialized skills as needed.

Michael Higgins is a recognized industry luminary with a proven track record of success in creating robust information and operational risk management control frameworks. His ability to navigate complex security and compliance requirements, coupled with his foresight in identifying cost-effective technologies to address emerging threats, positions him as an invaluable asset to Tevora and our clients.

Higgins has held pivotal roles in renowned organizations, including serving as Chief Information Security Officer/Chief Security Officer (CISO/CSO) and Board of Directors member for enterprises across various sectors, including security, media and entertainment, healthcare, and finance. His distinguished career includes leadership positions at LexisNexis (CSO), The New York Times (CSO), NBCUniversal Media (CISO), Haven (CISO), and Amazon Healthcare (Head of Technology Security), where he spearheaded innovative security strategies and architecture.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael Higgins to our esteemed team of cybersecurity professionals,” said Jeremiah Sahlberg, Principal Consultant at Tevora. “His extensive experience and visionary approach to information security will undoubtedly enhance our ability to provide top-notch vCISO services and support to our clients.”

Michael Higgins’s appointment further solidifies Tevora’s position as a trusted partner in safeguarding organizations against evolving cyber threats while ensuring regulatory compliance and operational resilience.

Founded in 2003, Tevora is a specialized management consultancy focused on cybersecurity, risk, and compliance services. Based in Irvine, CA, our experienced consultants are devoted to supporting the CISO in protecting their organization’s digital assets. We make it our responsibility to ensure the CISO has the tools and guidance they need to build their departments, so they can prevent and respond to daily threats.
Our expert advisors take the time to learn about each organization’s unique pressures and challenges, so we can help identify and execute the best solutions for each case. We take a hands-on approach to each new partnership, and –year after year –apply our cumulative learnings to continually strengthen the company’s digital defenses.

Tevora: Go forward. We’ve got your back.