Virtual CISO (vCISO)
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Virtual CISO (vCISO) is a service designed to make top-tier security analysts available to your organization for security expertise and guidance.  Our team of experts has decades of experience building information security programs that work WITH your business objectives and show measurable improvements to your security posture.

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FRSecure’s mission is to fix the broken information security industry. We’ve made it our objective to work with clients to mature their programs with our knowledgeable experts who work hard and truly care about protecting people’s information.

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FRSecure’s Experienced vCISO Team

Our virtual CISO team is ready to help you hit the ground running and take your organization's information security program to the next level. We've highlighted a few of our team below.

Megan Larkins is driven to help organizations of all sizes recognize the urgent and critical nature of taking an active role in information security. With 8+ years of information technology leadership experience, Megan thoroughly understands the challenges of addressing the wide range of responsibilities that frequently fall into the bucket of an information technology department.

MEGAN LARKINS

Information Security Analyst

Lori is a seasoned information security professional with over 30 years’ experience in information security and risk management. During Lori’s career, she has been involved in a number of organizations that have assisted in the creation and updates to information security standards and regulations including but not limited to ISO27001, SOX, FFIEC Handbook, and HIPAA.  

Senior Information Security Analyst

LORI BLAIR

TWIN CITIES

5909 Baker Road Suite 500
Minnetonka, MN 55345

ABOUT US

FRSecure is an information security consulting company based in Minnesota. We aim to fix a broken industry while improving others' security programs.

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VERIFIABLE INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

EXPERT ADVISOR

STRATEGIC SECURITY PLANNING

FLEXIBLE INVESTMENT

GUARANTEED OBJECTIVITY

NO TRAINING & CERTIFICATION COSTS

PROVEN METHODOLOGY

SCALABLE BANDWIDTH

OBJECTIVE MEASURABLE PERFORMANCE

ACCESS TO A TEAM OF EXPERTS

NO TURNOVER

WIDE RANGE OF SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE

ANNUAL RISK ASSESSMENT

CHAD SPODEN

Senior Information Security Analyst

Chad Spoden has over 20 years’ experience working in IT for large and small organizations.  As a senior security analyst, Chad’s primary focus is helping organizations identify and determine how to improve their information security posture.  He does this by drawing on his past experiences as well as working with FRSecure’s proven and cutting-edge methodologies to provide a superior customer experience.

With 10 years focused on information security and 18 years of experience ranging from programming and server management to management of virtualization infrastructures, Charles has tremendous perspective on the role of information security in today’s evolving threat landscape.

CHARLES KILLMER

Information Security Analyst

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ABOUT vCISO SERVICES

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL CISO?

vCISO (Virtual CISO) is a service designed to make top-tier security experts available to organizations that need security expertise and guidance. Our team of experts has decades of experience; building information security programs that work with business objectives and show measurable improvement to security posture.

HOW MUCH DOES A VIRTUAL CISO COST?

vCISO services can cost as little as $35k per year and as much as $250k per year. Our typical vCISO engagements decrease in cost over time as our client’s security programs go into “maintenance mode,” where the constant building effort is no longer a factor. 

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A vCISO?

FRSecure’s vCISO (Virtual CISO) offering is meant to be flexible in order to meet the needs of each of our clients. Engagements typically follow a cycle of assess, plan and remediate.

Whether you need high level guidance on a monthly or quarterly basis or need hands-on help several days per week, our vCISO’s will be able to build a solution for you.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A vCISO OVER A CISO?

  • Lower Cost Over Time
  • Extensive Industry Knowledge and Skill
  • Limited Turnover

vCISO TEAM LEADS

CERTIFICATIONS

GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT) • Certified SecurityStudio Analyst (CSSA) • CompTIA A+ • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) • CompTIA Network+ • ISO 27001:2013 Internal Auditor • Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) • Certified
CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) (HITRUST) • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) • Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) (PCI) • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) • EC-Council Certified Incident Handler • Office 365 (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) • MCITP:SA Server 2008

SPECIALTIES

NIST • ISO • FDICIA • FFIEC • HIPAA • HITRUST • HITECH • PCI DSS • SOC 2 • vCISO • SOX • OCC • FERPA • DFIR

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