Add expertise to your university cybersecurity team with CISO coaching services

Why use cybersecurity coaching services designed for higher education?

CYBER HEAT MAP™ CISO coaching services support the unique needs of higher education.

 

  • Get ongoing guidance from a higher education expert who has over two decades of experience, including university CISO and service provider leadership roles.
  • We’re here to help you improve your cybersecurity strategy by adding expertise to your team from an experienced higher education leader, not to sell products on commission.
 
We built our coaching services around the CYBER HEAT MAP assessment method. This tool is based on decades of real world campus and vendor information security leadership experience.

 

Save time by focusing on the issues important to universities. Our services help streamline your strategy planning process and strengthen your security program, reducing risk to your institution. 

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Build a lasting partnership through our 3-step approach:

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Review capabilities

Complete a cybersecurity program assessment using the CYBER HEAT MAP tool. Compare your capabilities against higher education compliance and research requirements. Understand your program's maturity level and identify potential gaps.

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Prioritize improvements

Get advice on where to direct your scarce resources. Learn what solutions are available to solve your current challenges and explore what approaches work at other institutions.

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Guide and review strategy

Receive guidance as your information security program matures and threats evolve. Leverage our broad visibility across higher education and the cybersecurity vendor space to ensure your plans reflect current best practices.

Benefits of using CISO coaching services

Predictable costs

With a fixed fee annual retainer, be confident you can get the help you need with no hidden fees or budget overruns. We also provide flexible pricing options to fit every budget based on our knowledge of university spending restrictions.

Ongoing access to expertise

Partner with a higher education expert that is dedicated to helping you improve cybersecurity. Unlike consulting engagements, you’ll have continuous access to this expertise through assessments and periodic coaching workshops. This helps you continually improve your information security program.

Strengthen your cybersecurity team

Combine your team’s knowledge of the campus with our broad university and cybersecurity industry expertise to enhance your information security efforts. Instead of outsourcing the work, your team will learn to better manage your cybersecurity program.

Find the right option to fit your budget and goals