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Four Tips for a Successful Engagement With a Virtual CISO

Published: 27 February 2018

ID: G00337698

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman , Sam Olyaei


Organizations that have decided that a vCISO is an appropriate move for their enterprise should review these tips for engaging a vCISO provider. Security and risk management leaders must understand their requirements and decide on a provider with a clear, measurable engagement model.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Have You Developed a Clear Engagement Model?
  • Did You Vet the Providers' Credentials and Experience?
  • Is the Scope Program- or Project-Based?
  • Do You Have a Measurable Goal in Sight?

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