(virtual Chief Information Security Officer)

At Insight Assurance, our highly skilled consultants offer virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) services, which include but are not limited to framework (SOC 2, PCI, etc.) implementation and maintenance services, Information Technology (IT) governance, IT risk management, Disaster Recovery (DR) planning, internal IT/framework audits, Third Party Risk Management (TPRM), penetration testing and IT policy creation and ongoing compliance assistance.

To achieve this in a timely, efficient and concise manner our consultants are experts with compliance automation and GRC tools.


What is a vCISO?

Many organizations face the challenge of not having a designated individual that understands information security and compliance-related activities, which end up hurting the organization in the long run. To preserve customers and strengthen stakeholder confidence, sound governance, risk, and compliance practices are key. These can only be achieved by engraining information security and compliance into the DNA of the organization.

Setting the precedence that information security and compliance are top of mind within the organization is beneficial for a multitude of reasons. With our vCISO services, your organization will have all the right tools to ensure success and a strong information security posture.


Key benefits of a vCISO

Helping in IT and business strategy alignment.

Facilitating IT strategic planning.

Facilitating conversion of strategic goals into IT projects.

Assisting in project management.

Helping in compliance and governance.

Managing IT risk.


How It Works

Let’s dive into the types of vCISO services that Insight Assurance offers. From a governance, risk, and compliance perspective, it is vital for your organization to understand what services it needs and which ones will be beneficial to take it to the next level.

Is your organization having trouble with vendor management? Or is your organization having trouble managing IT risks? Or is your organization new to the world of governance, risk, and compliance and just needs advice on where to start?

Here is a high-level overview of the vCISO services Insight Assurance offers.

As part of the vCISO offering, we aim to manage your vendor or TPRM programs, which help an organization manage their risk when it comes to vendor or third-party programs. Whether it's managing the annual compliance and security requirements of vendors and third parties or performing due diligence on vendors and third parties, Insight Assurance can assist you with all these needs.

With our vCISO service offerings, we use our expertise to help organizations with developing and managing the implementation of their information security programs and compliance frameworks. Utilizing our vCISO services, we will help architect your organization’s security strategy and drive security initiatives.


As a part of our vCISO services, our governance, risk, and compliance services help organizations identify various events or incidents that may compromise their IT environment in some way and that can cause adverse impacts on the organization's business processes or mission. This includes but is not limited to assisting with creating an IT or enterprise risk management program, conducting disaster recovery tests, performing internal audits, etc.


As part of the vCISO offering, our consultants work with you to create and maintain strong IT policies and procedures that help set the tone across the organization. We help your organization see that management is committed to compliance and has sound processes. Our highly trained experts can create suites of IT policies customized for your organization to help set the tone while meeting all your compliance and regulatory goals.

Why Insight Assurance?

• Founded and operated by former Big 4 professionals (Ernst & Young)
• Tailored engagement approach
• Leadership involvement in every step of the engagement
• 98.5% client retention rate with over 500 engagements completed
• Superior Communication
• Use of compliance automation tools

Ready to get your vCISO journey started?


Contact us today and we can walk you through the service offerings.

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