The stakes are rising as small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) are facing ever-increasing requirements to put comprehensive plans and procedures in place to ensure their data privacy is secured. New regulations, increasing threats and growing customer demands are all putting companies under unprecedented pressure to devote more resources to managed security preparedness.

Larger organizations typically hire a full-time Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to manage their security concerns. However, for small to mid-sized companies, this may not be a viable option and they need to think outside-of-the-box with virtual CISO strategies.