CISOSHARE (pronounced: see-so-share) is a leading cyber security company located in Southern California. We're ranked #88 on the 2019 Inc. 500 and are the 3rd fastest-growing private organization in Orange County for 2019. CISOSHARE’s team is the originator of the security program development domain. Our first published practical guide, CISO Handbook, was published in 2005, and we have been working on large-scale vCISO services since 2006. Our managed services include security program process or role performance for our clients. This can range from virtual CISO (vCISO) services on the role side to the ongoing performance of third-party security assessments on the process side. We also offer best practice program assessments, technical vulnerability and penetration testing services, incident response and remediation retainers, as well as large-scale professional services in security program and security architecture development. Finally, our security program development application integrates into our managed service offering and offers advice and services.

Our goal isn't only to improve the world as a leading provider of cyber security services for rapidly growing organizations. The CISOSHARE team is dedicated to leading and innovating in cyber security through a learning and teaching culture that we implement into everything we do. We remove boundaries where they don't belong by combining senior talent with anyone that has an aptitude for success. Learn more about how our team is combating the cyber security resource shortage.

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

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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 the United States, CISOSHARE strives to create an environment based completely on learning and teaching in everything it does. Mike has also designed CISOSHARE's security program development application 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.
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Tiffany is the CFO 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.
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Kier brings over 20 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur in the high-tech industry. Most recently, Kier served as the CEO of Latus Solutions, a Silicon Valley based security research and integration company, which he founded over 12 years ago. During his time at Latus, Kier also founded a security intelligence software company called IDY, where he continues to serve as the CEO. Previously, Kier has run technology consulting and sales organizations for both enterprise and startup companies.
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Tim is a cybersecurity leader with over 15 years of experience in cyber security, IT, and development. He has expertise in designing and implementing security programs and architecture in multiple industries. Prior to joining CISOSHARE, Tim served as Director of Security Product Management and Information Security Officer at Resolve Systems where he led the design and development of the company's Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response product. Prior to Resolve Systems, Tim was the Information Security Officer at CHOC Children's Hospital. He has also held security and leadership roles at KPMG LLP, Pacific Sunwear, and UC Irvine.
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Adam is a leader in cyber security program development with over 15 years of experience demonstrating proven results in 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.
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Jason is an accomplished executive with a proven ability to drive business growth through initiatives that deliver market penetration, revenue growth, and profitability. He has extensive project management and operations experience related to cyber security.
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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.
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Miad has over 10 years of experience in marketing and currently manages several teams while leading critical marketing and sales efforts. She is dedicated to solving complex cyber security problems and helping companies make progress with their security environments. Her focus is on simplifying cyber security so that organizations are able to make better-informed decisions.
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Patty has over 7 years of experience in Human Resources as a Regional Recruiter and HR consultant across multiple states and districts. Experienced in leading and directing HR teams across multiple industries, Patty leads all recruitment and hiring efforts at CISOSHARE, as well as overseeing employee relations, training, performance management, and employment law compliance.