Virtual CISO

The LEO Cyber Security Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) service is designed for organizations that need someone to take responsibility for the creation, growth, and measurement of the organization’s information security program. With our vCISO service, you get a retained board-level resource who can ‘virtually sit inside your company’ and manage your security strategy, budget, and success of your risks and regulatory programs.

LEO only hires seasoned CISOs with experience building and managing information security programs across financial services, energy, software, and other industry verticals. This service can range in duration from being a few hours per month to an interim full-time CISO.

An expert, independent view of your risk, compliance, and security frameworks.

Coordination of security breach and incident investigations and remedial measures put in place to prevent future occurrences.

Assessment and development of the information security skills of your wider team.

A senior security management professional with a wealth of industry experience.

An elastic offering, LEO can scale the service up or down according to your changing information security requirements over time.

Access to your own virtual cyber security team to help address the needs of your security program.

SOME OF OUR EXPERT CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICERS

Torry Crass
CISO
Torry has spent most of his professional career working in Fortune 500 IT operations, and consulted in security for several years prior to moving into cybersecurity full time. His broad experience in the security field spans hands-on-keyboard to senior leadership levels, strategically building and running security programs. Whether dealing with IT, HR, Legal, MA&D, or nation-state level incidents, he knows how to make it happen on the ground and in the conference room. In addition, he spends his spare time serving on advisory boards, presenting on cybersecurity topics nationally, and leading several other NPO cybersecurity initiatives. Torry is a Renaissance man in security and another great example of team LEO.
GCED, ITIL Foundation
Credentials
Rod Holmes
CISO
Rod Holmes has worked in some form of cybersecurity for nearly 30 years and has a healthy passion for protecting information. Beginning his career at Johnson Space Center, Rod rose through the ranks to become a leading security leader at Marathon Oil. Rod has designed and managed corporate information security programs, including multiple initiatives to integrate operational technology security in the industrial control systems (ICS) world with corporate IT security. Rod is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has advanced degrees from Texas A&M University.
MS, MBA, CISSP
Credentials
Mike Makowka
CISO
With over 18 years of professional experience, Mike has held almost every job in IT and Security from Java Developer to Fortune 500 CISO and everything in between. Mike can be technical at all levels and then translate those ideas in terms the business can understand and vice versa. Mike specializes in greenfield and post-breach environments using his skills to bridge the gaps between IT and the Business to take organizations from reactive security postures and transform them into proactive security programs. Mike has been successful with numerous organizations to develop security programs, conduct project management for security strategies, design/implement secure IT systems, develop incident response programs, and evaluate organizations existing enterprise security postures and overall maturity.
MSc, CISSP
Credentials
Heath Renfrow
CISO
Mr. Heath Renfrow has served the Chief Information Security Officer for multiple global organizations, and most recently as the CISO for United States Army Medicine, where he was awarded the 2017 Global CISO of the year by EC-COUNCIL, the largest cyber training body in the world. Mr. Renfrow has 19 years of global cyber security professional experience, and is considered one of the leading cyber experts in the world. He holds Bachelors in Science in Information Technology and a Master’s of Science in Cyber Studies. He also serves on the following boards: National Cyberwatch Center Foundation, Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security, University of Indiana Cyber Advisory Council, and Cyber Patriot Program Advisory Council.
BS, MSc, C|CISO, CISSP, C|EH, CSSA, CNDA
Credentials
Justin Silbert
CISO
Justin Silbert brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from DOD and Civilian world. As CISO of what is now the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he managed cyber security as the hospital transitioned into the nation’s most important Joint Military Medical Facility. His expertise focuses on applying sound security practices across a spectrum of systems and environments, from certified medical devices to shared research systems. Through his work, his goal is to improve the health of organizational leaders, by providing a cyber security program that allows them to sleep better and worry less.
GCIH, GCFE, CISSP
Credentials
Andrew Hay
CTO
LEOs are legends. They accumulate years of experience filled with noteworthy ideas. Take Andrew Hay for example, with 20 years in the field he held important roles in a number of internationally recognized companies - including as the CISO for storage and security vendor DataGravity, Inc. (now a part of HyTrust). He is a Co-Founder of LEO and currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The sparks trailblazers leave grab the attention of major media stories and Andrew has been the lead of most. Featured in periodicals like Forbes, Bloomberg, USA Today and several others.
RHCA, RHCE, CISSP, GCIH, GCFA, Security+, CCSA, CCSE
Credentials

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ABOUT LEO CYBER SECURITY

LEO is a seasoned team of cyber trailblazers and creative practitioners who have the deep experience and operational knowledge to combat the cyber skills gap. From information security program / policy development to virtual security experts to on-demand threat hunting and response, LEO delivers tailored security solutions to your organization through creativity, experience, and commitment.