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The best Virtual CISO service 
for companies with fewer 
than 250 employees.

Are you serious about cybersecurity?

We keep you safe and make you look really good in audits.

What is a
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)?

In large organizations, the Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO, is the guru of all things information security. They make sure cybersecurity lines up with the business strategy. They present to board members about cybersecurity. They manage oversight, and figure out what's missing.

Large organizations have had CISOs for years.  

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are realizing that CISOs can help them too. A virtual CISO is a smart choice.

Virtual CISO Cybersecurity

What is a Virtual CISO?

Save Money on Expert Cybersecurity Help

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It's crazy to think of a typical small or midsized business paying hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for a full-time CISO.

It's kind of like hiring a marketing agency or a fractional CFO. vCISO services hit the ground running. You get industry experience without the cost of another FTE.

Who Needs a Virtual CISO?

Signs that a Virtual CISO can help your business.

Security Compliance

Most of our clients need to comply with one of the major cybersecurity regulations like HIPAA, CMMC, NIST 800-171, SEC, NYDFS, IRS, FFIEC, etc.

Don't Lose Revenue

Many of our clients are getting ready for an audit, and revenue is on the line if they fail.  This could be a SOC2, ISO27001 or NIST audit.  Or it could be an industry-specific audit.

Stay in Business

In some industries, like law firms and CPA firms, a company can lose their ability to practice if they fail to follow their industry's cybersecurity guidelines.  

Whip I.T. Into Shape

Most hacks start with I.T. mistakes.  Clients engage us when they want unbiased help overseeing their I.T. Some of the smarter I.T. providers out there even bring us in!

Typical Virtual CISO vs. Adelia Virtual CISO

Typical Virtual CISO services are an excellent value for larger companies.  With over 100 clients, though, we've figured out how to make the process more efficient for SMBs without reducing quality.   

TYPICAL

ADELIA VIRTUAL CISO

Excellent Cybersecurity Help
Absolutely
Absolutely
Security Policies & Procedures
Yes
Yes
Security Assessments
Yes
Yes
Better for
Larger Companies
Smaller Companies
Initial Cost
Tens of thousands of dollars
Typically 50% less
Ongoing Cost
Tens of thousands per quarter
At least 50% less
Cybersecurity Tools & Services
Buy your own, at additional cost
Included in our service

What's included in the
Adelia Risk Virtual CISO Service

Cloud Audits

Annual cloud audits of your major cloud systems (e.g., Microsoft 365, Google Workspace).

Domain Monitoring

You'll be alerted if someone is trying to steal the keys to your digital kingdom (your DNS settings).  

Office Scans

You'll be notified if your office network is set up in a way that lets hackers get in.

Hacker Database

You'll get an alert if your company pops up on the main database hackers use to find targets.

Dark Web Monitoring

We'll let you know if your employees' accounts or passwords are compromised in data breaches.

Cybersecurity Training

Short, funny, and highly effective monthly cybersecurity videos followed by a one question quiz.

Vulnerability Scanning

You'll get a report each month that summarizes gaps that hackers can use to attack you, and advice on how to fix.

Security Risk Assessment

Upfront and annual risk review and advice on how to improve cybersecurity.

Quarterly Reports

We'll send reports that summarize everything you're doing, and point out any issues that need fixing.

End User Tests

Twice a year, we'll run tests with one of your employees to spot security problems our scanners can't see.

Email Support

You get unlimited support via email to answer any of your cybersecurity-related questions.  

Expert Help

We point you in the right direction and help you make cybersecurity a proactive, managed part of your business.  

The 60-Point Adelia Risk
Cybersecurity Framework

Want to see, in a glance, how your company is doing compared to others? 

When we first work with you, we perform a 60-point gap assessment, comparing your company against cybersecurity and industry best practices. 

We'll work together to find the right balance between strong security, affordability, and minimal disruptions to your current workflow.

We'll then have a living project plan that we can use over time to improve your cybersecurity.

Adelia Risk Cybersecurity Framework

But are you any good?

We think so.  And our clients do too.   
Like other Virtual CISO companies, we have all the right certs and we have a great team.  Our founding CISO is on the Board of a bank.   
But we're also so confident in what we do that we don't require long term contracts.  You can cancel our service at any time, with 30 days notice.  Life's too short to work with unhappy clients.  
100+

CLIENTS (AND COUNTING) IN FINSERV, HEALTHCARE, AND GOVERNMENT

30 DAYS

NOT WORKING OUT?  CANCEL ANYTIME WITH 30 DAYS NOTICE.

67k

VISITORS READ OUR CYBERSECURITY ARTICLES THIS YEAR

What our clients say

"Adelia Risk is exactly what I needed for my business, I’m in healthcare and protecting PHI is critical. We weren't sure we were set up properly. Adelia Risk made it so we don't have to worry. They took care of our email security, made sure our computers were set up the right way, and even took the time to train our staff on how to be safe, secure, and HIPAA-compliant."

Mark Lescault, 
Grace Barker Health

Working with Adelia Risk provides peace of mind. I sleep better at night knowing that our client data is being protected. Josh and his team are responsive, highly knowledgeable and helpful. 

They take complicated topics and make them understandable. We love working with Adelia Risk!"

Stacey Sternberg,
Parsons Capital Management

"Before we hired Adelia, I thought our IT people (me) had the cybersecurity thing covered. 'We' were wrong. 

Josh and his team helped us find the gaps, close the gaps and document everything so we're as buttoned up as we need to be for our clients and the SEC."

W. Ben Utley
Physician Family Financial Advisors, Inc.

"Like most investment advisors, I wanted to worry less and prepare for our next audit. Other vendors offered confusing "one size fits all" solutions. Since working with Adelia, we've built a policy that we understand and can achieve! We passed our most recent audit with flying colors."

Charlie Jackson,
Jackson Money Management

We are very satisfied with the quality of product and exceptional customer service.

We have a high level of confidence in our ability to protect PHI because Adelia Risk properly set up our HIPAA compliant email."

Brenda Falls,
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic

"I chose Adelia Risk because I understood that they would guide me through a process, not simply provide tools for me to learn and use.

I was not disappointed!"

Seth Jentner,
Jentner Wealth Management

What Does the Virtual
CISO Service cost?

Our price varies based on the size and complexity of your organization and the urgency of the project.  It's tough to quote a price without having a conversation first.

Our pricing is broken into two parts.  
One-Time
When we first start working together, we spend a fair amount of time on detailed cybersecurity assessments and policy and documentation development.  

To cover this, we charge a one-time fee that's typically in the four to low-five-figures range.  This varies based on company size and complexity.  
Ongoing
For our ongoing cybersecurity services (listed above), we charge a monthly fee.

This monthly fee varies based on company size and complexity, but typically runs in the hundreds of dollars a month for the smallest of companies to the low thousands of dollars a month for larger companies.  
If you'd like to discuss whether or not we're a good fit for your business, click the button here to set up a time to talk.  
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