About CISOSHARE

CISOSHARE is driven to improve our world as the leading provider of cyber security services for rapidly growing organizations. Located in Southern California and recently ranked in 2018 as the 6th fastest-growing private organization in Orange County, our team establishes a culture of continuous learning and teaching in ourselves, our clients, and our community. Our employees are veterans, students, and leading experts in the cyber security discipline. Our clients require the best in cyber security advice and service, and we work with passion every day to deliver it.

Our primary service pillars offer best practice program assessments, technical vulnerability and penetration testing services, incident response and remediation retainers, as well as large-scale professional services in the area of security program and security architecture development. We also offer managed services such as security program process or role performance for our clients. This can range from virtual CISO services on the role side to the ongoing performance of third-party security assessments on the process side. Finally, our SaaS-based security program measurement and improvement solution, Cyber Progress Index, integrates into our managed service offering and offers advice and services in a self-paced, do-it-yourself model.

What Sets Us Apart?

Our Mission

CISOSHARE improves the security community and our world as the leading provider in cyber security services. The business is systemic and profitable through the innovative use of our craft security knowledge, technology automation, and a world-class team.

Our Promise

We will deliver our services with honesty, integrity, and respect. Honesty for us comes from clarity and constant communication of what we're doing within our teams and clients. Integrity is integrated into everything we do.

Our Approach

We focus on designing a repeatable process for clients, both in our own service delivery and partnered security programs. We strive to improve performance through innovation, process automation, and team development in a learning and teaching environment.

Our Essence

Everything we do will be delivered in a learning and teaching model using security techniques that we know work, not legacy security dogma that was created 20 years ago. We're always innovating and seeking security solutions and techniques that work.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Mike Gentile

CEO and President
Mike Gentile has been on the forefront of security program development for more than 20 years. These experiences inspired him to create CISOSHARE where he serves as the Founder, President and CEO. Initially an experiment, now one of the fastest growing companies in Orange County, CISOSHARE strives to create an environment based completely on learning and teaching in everything it does. Mike is also the founder of Cyber Progress Index, a SaaS-based web application powered by CISOSHARE that provides a suite of program measurement and do-it-yourself tools for improving any security program. Previously, Mike built, grew and sold a leading GRC company and is a co-author of both The CISO Handbook and CISO Soft Skills.

Adam Couch

Vice President of Professional Services
Adam is a leader in cyber security program development with over 15 years of demonstrating proven results building programs, teams, and managing security incidents. He has comprehensive knowledge of building risk management, incident management, and training and awareness programs for startups, healthcare, and government clients.

Jason Faulk

Vice President, Client Success, Operations
Jason is an accomplished sales executive with proven ability to drive business growth through sales initiatives that deliver market penetration, revenue growth, and profitability. He has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and project management as it relates to cyber security.

Ryan Vallone

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Ryan has been leading sales and marketing efforts in organizations for over 20 years. He continues to find innovative ways to attract, acquire and retain customers. Ryan has worked with companies like Nike, Google, Johnson&Johnson, Justin Vineyards, and has a diverse industry background in retail, financial, insurance, manufacturing, and technology.

Tiffany L. Gentile

Controller
Controller at CISOSHARE, where she is in charge of all financial systems and programs. An executive level professional with over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry, she is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to CISOSHARE, she served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Delphiis, a security technology start-up which was acquired by a publicly traded technology company in 2014. While at Delphiis, Tiffany supported all aspects of financial and accounting management at the business, as well as playing a key role during its acquisition. Before that, she served as a Senior Accountant with Anthony & Associates in Brea, California.

Miad Moussawi

Manager, Marketing
Miad has over 10 years of experience as an event director and marketing manager. She has a wide range of experience with sales, traditional marketing, as well as digital marketing. Miad has led and executed B2B campaigns to generate high-quality leads and establish an active and engaging online presence for the company while overseeing application marketing.

Savannah Daugherty

Manager, Application Development
Savannah uses her experience in information security to manage complex technology projects from start to finish. From the beginning, she has overseen the planning, implementation, and tracking of development progress for features within the Cyber Progress Index application. She develops project plans that translate into business requirements that integrate with the development lifecycle to meet company goals.

Patty Murphey

Manager, Human Resources
Patty has over 7 years of experience in Human Resources as a Regional Recruiter and HR consultant across multiple states and districts. With her experience in leading and directing HR teams across multiple industries, Patty leads all recruitment and hiring efforts at CISOSHARE. She also oversees employee relations, training, performance management, and employment law compliance.