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Virtual CISO

Virtual CISO

Arlington is a leading provider of virtual outsourced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) solutions for DoD contractors.

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Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for DoD Contractors

Information security, cybersecurity, and data privacy demands being placed on DoD contractors are proving challenging in many ways. First and foremost, finding and retaining well-trained and highly experienced talent is becoming more difficult. Arlington offers a unique, value-added service line for DoD contractors with our virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) services.

Why use a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO)?

With costs skyrocketing for senior IT talent, organizations are finding the many benefits in using a virtual CISO. For starters, the cost savings are immense as you’re not burdened with heavy payroll, health insurance and other employee benefit costs. But just as important, you have a well-trained, experienced expert who can act independently and objectively, ultimately providing real value to an organization. If you’re seeking cost savings, operational efficiency, and expert IT knowledge, then consider Arlington’s virtual CISO services for your organization.

Our vCISO services are comprehensive, allowing Arlington to offer the following solutions to DoD contractors:

  • Developing, implementing, and overseeing all aspects of an organization’s information security, cybersecurity, and data privacy measures.

  • Monitoring, responding to, and remediating incident response issues.

  • Developing BCDRP/CP initiatives and conducting tabletop and simulated testing measures.

  • Managing vendor relationships with a proven Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) program.

  • Assisting with annual technology and security budgets.

  • Conducting security awareness & training.

  • Promoting a ‘Security First’ culture.

  • And much more.

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Get Access to 100 + NIST RMF security and privacy policies & procedures, programs, and plan templates.

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A Results-Driven Process that Delivers Unquestioned Value

We have a four-step process for our vCISO services, beginning with discovery and ending with ongoing, continuous monitoring of your control environment. With years of expertise helping DoD contractors, the process for vCISO has been well-refined, allowing for exceptional delivery of services, all at tremendous cost-savings when compared to a traditional, in-house compliance officer.

Why Arlington for Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Services

  • Years of experience working in the DoD sector with federal contractors.

  • Well-versed on all DoD specific security, privacy, and compliance regulations.

  • Well-refined process that delivers results in a comprehensive and timely fashion.

  • Fixed-fee pricing for all of our virtual CISO services to federal contractors working within the broader DIB.

Why Arlington?

Decades of Defense Industry Expertise. Recognized leaders in all things DoD. World-Class Arlington Security Portal (ASP).

Passion. Integrity. Innovation. Impact.

Step 1: Discovery

Every organization has challenges, demands, and unique needs relating to compliance. Because of this, we take the time to truly assess and understand your needs, creating a two-way conversation for helping invite collaboration in terms of agreeing on what services we can offer that bring real, lasting value to your organization.

Step 2: Planning

We’ll customize a project plan specific to your needs that includes achievable deliverables and milestones for long-term sustainability. Additionally, we work closely with your team to seamlessly integrate our proven processes into your environment for long-term sustainability and value.

Step 3: Implementation

We’ll work closely with all business units for ensuring full implementation of all required security, governance, and compliance needs.

Step 4: Continuous Monitoring

We’ll monitor the entire program for ensuring maximum efficiency, transparency and measurable ROI metrics are being met as required. Additionally, we’ll report upstream to senior leadership on a regular basis to ensure an open dialogue is always maintained.