Fractional CISO2024-03-08T12:16:43-05:00


Fractional CISO

TechCXO’s Fractional Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) team provides protection and incident prevention management that is critical across all levels of a compliance program.

A Fractional CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) provides protection and incident prevention management and is critical across all levels of a compliance program.

Fractional CISO governance requirements must be championed and communicated throughout the entire organization. That job is very rarely a full-time role until an organization is much more mature and falls to a Fractional Chief Information Security Officer or CISO.

Fractional CISO Services

TechCXO provides expert consultation and understands the importance of maintaining robust Information Security measures in today’s digital landscape. Our Chief Information Security Officer Team Service Packages (vCISO) are designed to provide comprehensive management solutions tailored to meet the unique security needs of all types of organizations.

We recognize that every organization is unique, with distinct security challenges and priorities. That’s why we offer customized Chief Information Security Officer Team Service Packages (vCISO) designed to address the specific needs and objectives of each client. Whether you’re a small business or a large enterprise, we have the expertise and resources to support your Information Security initiatives.

Comprehensive Assessment and Analysis

Our Chief Information Security Officer Team Service Packages (vCISO) include comprehensive management and leadership of your organization’s Information Security controls, processes, and policies. We manage oversight of systems and controls such as data encryption, access controls, threat detection, incident response, and more to eliminate vulnerabilities and impact areas for improvement.

Based on our initial assessment findings, we provide actionable remediations for enhancing your Information Security posture. Whether it’s implementing new security controls, updating existing policies, or enhancing employee training programs, we provide practical leadership to help you mitigate risks and protect your valuable assets.

Our commitment to client success extends to the overall management and maturity improvements of your organization. We provide ongoing support and monitoring to help you implement recommended security measures, track progress, and adapt to evolving threats. Our goal is to harness our expertise and resources to support and lead your strong Information Security posture over time.

Regulatory Compliance Assurance

By engaging in our Chief Information Security Officer Team Service Packages (vCISO), you can have confidence that your organization is meeting regulatory requirements and industry standards. Whether it’s GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, NIST, or other regulatory frameworks, we help ensure compliance and mitigate the risk of penalties and legal liabilities.

Our team can drive business success through an improved and rigorous Information Security program. Protecting sensitive data, mitigating risks, and maintaining regulatory compliance are essential components of a successful business strategy, and we’re here to help you achieve these objectives.

What to Expect


Reduce your IT security budgets, and insurance premiums by 20%+ and mitigate potential litigation and customer defection
Guard 5k+ known exploits such as back doors, botnets, DoS/DDoS, malware, and ransomware
Improvement in thwarting actors and tactics such as cyber terrorism, data exfiltration, Insider threat, organized crime, social engineering, and proliferation of IoT
Improve detection by 25% and fix vulnerabilities, including broken authentication and session management, buffer overflows, data exposure, Injection vulnerabilities, and security misconfigurations with the team behind a Fractional CISO

Client Testimonials

When the Vantaca Success book is written in the future, there will be many people that will be credited with our success. Greg Smith will have his own chapter as he provided clarity, confidence, and leadership for the engineering team and the company when it was so desperately needed. 

Dave Sweyer, Chairman and Founder, Vantaca

You were crucial for us (and me) in our early months of launch — everything from having internet service to NexusTek. And your transition of all you’ve built has been seamless. I cannot thank you enough. We won’t hesitate to call on you!

Atul Gawande, CEO, Haven

We have successfully used Greg as both a coach and a fractional CTO, and in both cases, the portfolio companies were very happy with the result and felt that he helped us focus appropriately and move the ball forward.

Brennan Mulcahey, Partner, Brook Venture Partners

CISO-as-a-Service Guide

Most organizations find it difficult to justify the investment in a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), but their business requires a high level of security to maintain operations. TechCXO provides a fractional, CISO-As-A-Service model that is affordable and integrated into your operations. Includes 5 Key Security Areas CISO-As-A-Service covers.

Our Team  

Greg Smith
Greg SmithManaging Partner, Product & Technology
Kevin Carlson
Kevin CarlsonPartner - Product & Technology; Fractional CTO / Fractional CISO
Kirby Winters
Kirby WintersInfoSec Practice Lead / Fractional CiSO / Interim CTO / Fractional CIO
Ram Sarabu
Ram SarabuPartner - Product & Technology; Interim & Fractional CTO, CISO
Todd Merrill
Todd MerrillPartner - Product & Technology; Interim / Fractional CTO, CISO

Questions? Call Us or Email

If you’ve never outsourced or used executives on demand before, you’re sure to have a lot of questions. Don’t worry, we’re more than happy to answer them all.

And we know everything there is to know about this unique model. Schedule a call with us or send an email now.

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