vCISO Services

Your Trusted Partner for vCISO Support

Tevora’s vCISO team gives an added layer of expertise and security, allowing your organization to benefit from the latest in cybersecurity.

When Tevora is your partner, you can breathe easy.

Our vCISO Services

Our team collaborates directly with CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and COOs to tailor a cybersecurity program that fits your organization.

Fractional CISO Services

Unlock strategic cybersecurity leadership without the high cost of dedicated staff. Our vCISO services offer:

  • Strategic Direction: Lead a 12-18 month security strategy.
  • Dashboard Summaries: Deliver regular, concise summaries weekly, biweekly, or monthly.
  • Tool Management: Oversee tool rationalization and deployment.
  • Policy Development: Create policies, procedures, and guidelines for compliance.
  • Risk Management: Maintain risk register and communicate to executives.
  • Executive Engagement: Present to CEO, internal committees, audit boards, and directors as needed.
  • Security Awareness: Promote security awareness programs.
  • Vendor Management: Review vendors and assist with security questionnaire responses.
  • Budget Planning: Set and manage security budgets.
  • Compliance Focus: Drive compliance goals.

CISO Advisory Services

Cybersecurity excellence is a team effort. If you’re a CISO or have CISO responsibilities, our trusted Fractional CISOs can guide and coach you. We offer:

  • Strategic Advice: Expert insights into strategies, budgets, and emerging risks.
  • Team Support: A dedicated team to bolster your cybersecurity leadership.
  • Success Assurance: A wealth of expertise to enhance your role as a cybersecurity leader

Our CISO Advisory Board

Michael Higgins

Chief Information Security Officer/Chief Security Officer (CISO/CSO) and Board of Directors and Advisory Board member for security, media and entertainment, healthcare, and finance enterprises. Mike is an industry leader holding key positions at LexisNexis (CSO), The New York Times (CSO), NBCUniversal Media (CISO), Haven (CISO), and Amazon Healthcare (Head of Technology Security).

  • Certifications: CISM
  • Compliance Frameworks: PCI, GDPR, NIST 800-171, NIST CSF, CMMC, HIPAA, ISO 27002
  • Education:
    • BS, College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
    • MS, Virterbi School of Engineering, USC
  • Notable experiences:
    • Visiting Professor UVA, Northeastern University
    • Recipient of the Defense Intelligence Medal, US-DIA

Christina Iodice

As Tevora’s Managing Director of Enterprise Risk and Compliance, Christina’s primary role is to lead the risk and compliance practices along with assisting clients with aligning their security strategies to their business goals. With over 20 years of experience in the security and risk space, she helps organizations design, establish, and mature their GRC programs and capitalize on efficiency. Christina presents to Board of Directors and Executive Teams on Cyber Security trends, mentors junior consultants, manages client relationships, assists with pre-sales and post sales activities, and oversees all projects from inception to the closeout presentations to ensure that every project exceeds our client expectations.

  • Certifications: PCI QSA, PA-DSS QSA, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Cobit, HITRUST Security Assessor (HSA), and a certification from the National Security Agency (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems (CNASS) in Information Security Management (ISO 17799).
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and Information Technology
    • Master’s degree in Management Information Systems
    • PhD candidate in Information Security and Assurance
    • Currently is pursuing her MBA at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Clayton Riness

Clayton leads the lead Tevora’s technical practice delivery spanning for Solutions, Threat, Incident Response and Cloud Security. His professional background includes 20 years of information technology and security experience spanning many technologies under the most demanding compliance and uptime requirements. Clayton is able to relate and build rapport and credibility with both executive management and technical personnel alike which contributes greatly to the success of his projects. Clayton is a natural leader that continually inspires and supports fellow consultants.

  • Certifications: PCI QSA, and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara
    • MBA from the University of California, Irvine

Jeremiah Sahlberg

As Tevora’s Managing Director, Jeremiah oversees several business areas and helps shape their cybersecurity consulting services. Jeremiah is an executive security consultant and advises clients on establishing security programs and compliance management. His experiences span professional and managed security services and solutions for clients in the payment card processing, entertainment, telecom, healthcare, gaming, energy, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With over 20 years of experience in the security and risk space, he helps organizations design, establish, and mature their privacy and security programs and capitalize on efficiency. Jeremiah mentors consultants, manages client relationships, assists with pre and post sales activities, and oversees projects from the inception to the closeout presentation to ensure that every project exceeds client expectations.

  • Certifications: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and HITRUST Security Assessor (HSA). Previously, Jeremiah held the PCI QSA certification.
  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic University

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Our Guiding Principles

Insightful Advice

We care about our clients and each other. We want every relationship to be long-term, so we look to make personal connections and real friendships with everyone we work with.

Expert Resource

We draw from our team’s deep knowledge to devise strategies, design processes, and come up with smart solutions to address each client’s unique risks and daily threats.

Confident Delivery

We are a steady presence in a high-risk industry. We take our responsibilities seriously and follow through with excellence, every step of the way.

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