An Experienced Security Advisor at your Disposal

Data threats change daily and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need cutting edge support to stay ahead of risk. Towerwall’s lifeline advisors are available to help even the most seasoned CISOs tackle the uncertainties they face. Our experts serve as confidential thought partners allowing your CISO opportunity to brainstorm, sanity check ideas, and get advice from industry leaders. These trusted advisors help your CISO stay vigilant about incoming threats – now and in the future.

For the last seven years, Towerwall has helped keep me aware of the ever-changing threat landscape and the changing compliancy issues. As the Director of Infrastructure at a global company, their security acumen has been an invaluable tool.

- Gary Lee, Director of Global Infrastructure, PerkinElmer, Inc

What We Do

The vCISO assigned to your company will be responsible for the following milestones and deliverables:

Expert Advisor

Serve as an expert advisor to senior management in the development, implementation, and maintenance of an information security infrastructure that ensures that security and privacy best practice control objectives are achieved for the organization.

Establish Security Roles and Responsibilities

Deliverables include:

  • Documented job descriptions
  • Assignment of roles to appropriate individuals
  • Implementation of an IT Security Steering Committee

Oversee Efforts

Oversee the effort to remediate critical Technical Controls Review findings. Deliverables include:

  • Project plans
  • Weekly Status Reports (Process Owners)
  • Project Completion Reports

Assess Technology

Assess technology procurement and implementation procedures. Deliverables include:

  • A formal process for product evaluation, procurement and implementation
  • Identification of point solutions and areas that function in silos
  • Establishment of bi-weekly IT Project Review Meetings

Activation, maintenance and oversight of Security Policies

Deliverables include:

  • Review, get management approval, and activate the Overarching Security Policy
  • Review and list security policies currently in place and those that need to be updated and or created

Establish Security Awareness Initiatives

Establish security awareness initiatives for IT management and staff.

  • Establish ownership for security awareness
  • Create a security awareness initiatives calendar of events
  • Implement one IT security awareness initiative

Oversee Vendors

Oversee 3rd Party vendor management practices. Deliverables include:

  • Create procedures and assign ownership for governing vendor contracts and SLAs
  • Review 3rd party vendor contract, services and SLAs and provide:
  • An evaluation of 3rd Party Vendor achievement of SLAs, the handling of incidents, reporting and service activations and deactivation
  • A list of required and currently performed 3rd Party Vendor services and obstacles to success
  • Recommended contract modifications
  • Create an outsource strategy that highlights IT functions that could be outsourced and those which are best kept in-house

Liaison for Audits and Assessments

Act as liaison for audits and assessments ensuring that the reporting is accurate and appropriate.

  • Provide oversight to audit and risk remediation efforts

Why Choose CISO Lifeline

CISO Lifeline is an ideal solution for:

It is a common known fact that not everyone can be an expert in everything, including CISOs. This service has been developed to assist even the most experienced CISO by providing them a confidential service allowing them to brainstorm, sanity check or get advice from industry experts and season CISOs. Sometimes a CISO needs to be able to with someone who has been through the same

Like most people who have to answer the tough security questions, you probably don’t have any easy answers. Especially answers that the business understands. It takes experience and knowledge that you can only obtain through a solid security program that fits the needs of your business.

Organizations that are looking to stay vigilant to today’s threats. Leverage the experience and knowledge of our highly skilled and experienced vCISOs to ask the tough questions and get guidance on ideas and approach and stay vigilant to today’s threats.

Want to engage our CISO Lifeline services?