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With cio365, you get over 35 years of C-Suite IT leadership on your team. As an independent, trusted IT advisor, we cover security, compliance, budget, infrastructure, and strategy from end to end. What you don’t get is the burden of the C-Level comp package. And that makes your IT budget go a lot farther.

CiO365 provides you with the skills, experience, and vision you would expect from a Chief Information Officer within a reasonable fixed monthly fee. Our services start with a rigorous IT assessment, an infrastructure evaluation, and a review of IT policies. This allows us to define the strengths or weaknesses of your IT and plan around any gaps in your network, security, and  business continuity plan.

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From solution design to implementation, your IT needs are secured. 

Procurement & Logistics Management

Procurement and logistics management are critical functions for businesses, and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) plays a key role in helping to improve these areas.  CIO365 has developed independent relationships built over 35 years with preferred partners ensure the most cost effective and efficient solutions are delivered. CIO365 can help to streamline procurement and logistics processes by implementing technology solutions, analyzing data, and collaborating with other departments and external partners. We can also use data analysis to identify areas where procurement and logistics can be improved, optimize the entire supply chain, and keep the procurement and logistics processes secure from cyber threats. By focusing on these areas, CIO365 can help to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction for the business.


Implementation of Service Selection and Management

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for the overall technology strategy and implementation of an organization. One aspect of this role is the implementation of service selection and management. This involves identifying and selecting the necessary technology services to support the organization’s goals and objectives, as well as managing and maintaining those services to ensure they are meeting the needs of the organization. This can include tasks such as evaluating and selecting vendors, negotiating service level agreements, and overseeing the deployment and operation of the services. CIO365 may also, if needed, assist existing staff, or take on the responsibility for ensuring that the services are aligned with the organization’s overall IT strategy, and that they are being used effectively and efficiently.



CIO optimization services are consulting or management services provided to organizations to optimize the performance and efficiency of their technology systems and processes. CIO365 can help with optimization by developing IT strategy, managing IT operations, creating technology roadmaps, ensuring IT governance and compliance, implementing cost optimization measures, and using data analytics and business intelligence for informed decision-making.


Access Control

CIO365 can help with access control by implementing security measures and procedures to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to sensitive information and systems. This can include implementing user authentication and authorization, establishing role-based access controls, creating and maintaining access control policies, regularly monitoring and reviewing access controls, educating employees on security best practices and implementing network segmentation.


Solution Design

Solution design refers to the process of creating and implementing technology solutions that align with a company’s business objectives and strategy. This includes identifying and assessing potential solutions, evaluating their feasibility and cost-effectiveness, and creating a detailed plan for implementation and ongoing maintenance. CIO365 works closely with other executives and department heads to understand their needs and ensure that the solutions they design meet the organization’s goals and objectives.


Operations Support

CIO365 plays a key role in operations support by overseeing the management and maintenance of a company’s technology infrastructure, providing technical support to other departments and employees, troubleshooting and resolving issues, implementing updates and upgrades, monitoring and tracking IT performance, ensuring IT security, implementing IT governance, ensuring IT compliance and managing IT risks. We work to align the company’s IT operations with its overall business strategies and goals, and strive to keep systems running smoothly and efficiently to minimize downtime and disruption to operations.


Asset Management

CIO365 can help with asset management by maintaining an accurate inventory of IT assets, tracking, and managing them effectively, optimizing their use, protecting them with security measures, disposing of them securely, implementing software to automate the asset management process, and working with the financial department to manage IT assets in a budget-conscious manner. CIO365 can help the company to make informed decisions about purchasing and upgrading assets, ensure that resources are being used efficiently and effectively, and protect the company’s IT investments.

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Ongoing consulting, planning, and management add continuity to your IT.

Strategy & Consulting

CIO (Chief Information Officer) strategy and consulting support refer to services that help organizations develop and implement their information technology (IT) strategies and plans. These services typically involve assessments of the organization’s current IT landscape, identifying areas for improvement, and developing roadmaps for the future. The goal of CIO strategy and consulting support is to help organizations align their technology initiatives with their business goals and drive digital transformation. This support can come from in-house IT teams, external consulting firms, or a combination of both.


IT Audit Coordination

IT Audit Coordination support involves providing assistance to the CIO in managing and coordinating information technology (IT) audits. This may include preparing for the audit, collecting and organizing information and data, communicating with stakeholders, and ensuring that IT systems and processes are in compliance with audit standards and regulations. The goal of CIO IT Audit Coordination support is to help ensure that the organization’s IT systems and operations are efficient, effective, and secure.


IT Planning Vision

CIO-365 supports the IT planning vision by defining IT priorities, developing a roadmap, allocating resources, building partnerships, and continuously monitoring and adjusting the plan to align with business goals.


Lifecycle Management

CIO lifecycle management refers to the process of managing the information technology (IT) assets of an organization throughout their entire life cycle. This includes acquiring, deploying, maintaining, and disposing of IT assets in a manner that supports business goals and objectives. The goal of CIO lifecycle management is to optimize the value and performance of IT assets while minimizing costs and risks. Key activities in the CIO lifecycle management process include requirements gathering, procurement, implementation, maintenance and support, and retirement.


Evaluating IT General Controls

We support businesses by evaluating IT general controls by providing governance, ensuring system security, conducting audits, participating in risk assessments, ensuring compliance, establishing incident response plans, providing training, and maintaining system effectiveness through testing and updates.


IT Risk Assessments

CIO-365 IT risk assessment is a comprehensive evaluation of an organization’s information technology systems, processes, and data, with the goal of identifying potential security and operational risks and determining strategies to mitigate or manage them. The assessment typically includes an examination of current infrastructure, business processes, data storage and management practices, and technology and security policies. The outcome of the assessment is a report that highlights areas of risk and provides recommendations for improvement.

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Face any threat with training, testing, vulnerability assessments, and review.

Cyber Risk Policy Review

CIO365 helps with the review of the organization’s cyber risk policy by assessing technology infrastructure, providing technical expertise, reviewing policy effectiveness, collaborating with stakeholders, enforcing the policy, and continuously monitoring and updating it.



Cyber Readiness Assessments

CIO365 is responsible for overseeing the implementation of an organization’s cybersecurity strategy, including cyber readiness assessments. We play a crucial role in ensuring that the organization is well prepared to detect, prevent, and respond to cyber threats. To do so, we allocate the necessary resources, build relationships with outside cybersecurity experts and vendors, communicate the results of cyber readiness assessments to senior management and the board, and regularly monitor the organization’s cybersecurity posture. By doing so, CIO365 can help the organization stay cyber ready and reduce the risk of cyber attacks.



Security Training

The role of the CIO365 in security training is vital for ensuring the overall security of an organization. We can help to create a comprehensive security training program that is tailored to meet the specific needs of the organization. We can also ensure that all employees receive regular security training to stay informed about the latest security threats and best practices for avoiding them. CIO365 can also encourage all employees to participate in security training and make it a requirement for continued employment. Furthermore, we can measure the effectiveness of the security training program and make changes as necessary to improve it. By taking these steps, CIO365 can help to foster a culture of security awareness within the organization and reduce the risk of security incidents. A well-designed and effectively implemented security training program can be a critical factor in protecting an organization’s sensitive information and systems.



Vulnerability Assessments

A vulnerability assessment is a systematic examination of an organization’s assets to identify potential weaknesses in its security posture and the risks associated with those weaknesses. CIO365 is responsible for ensuring the security of an organization’s information technology systems, and conducting regular vulnerability assessments is a crucial part of this role. The results of a vulnerability assessment can be used to prioritize security initiatives, allocate resources, and implement remediation strategies to reduce risk and improve overall security.



Information Technology Audits

CIO365 Information Technology Audits are internal evaluations of an organization’s technology systems and infrastructure. The purpose of these audits is to assess the efficiency, security, and compliance of an organization’s technology systems, identify areas for improvement, and ensure that technology investments are aligned with business objectives. The scope of the audit may include hardware, software, networks, data management, disaster recovery, and cybersecurity measures. The outcome of the audit provides recommendations for optimizing technology operations and reducing risks.



Information Security Assessments

Our Information Security Assessment is a systematic evaluation of an organization’s information security program. The assessment is designed to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to the organization’s information systems. The assessment also evaluates the effectiveness of existing security controls and provides recommendations for improving the organization’s security posture. The goal of the assessment is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization’s information assets.



Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is the process of testing an organization’s computer systems, networks, and applications for vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers. A comprehensive pen testing program should be in place, including regular testing of critical systems, testing in response to major changes, and working with qualified pen testing professionals. The results of pen testing should be carefully reviewed and used to improve the organization’s security posture, including addressing vulnerabilities and improving policies and procedures.



Strategic Technology Planning

CIO 365 helps with strategic technology planning by collaborating with other executives, conducting a technology assessment, identifying emerging technologies, developing a technology roadmap, aligning technology investments with business objectives, and measuring progress. By taking a strategic approach to technology planning, we help organizations leverage technology to achieve their business objectives, drive growth, improve efficiency, and gain a competitive advantage.



New Department Development

CIO365 assists with the development of new departments by providing guidance on technology strategy, system integration, data management, training and support, and budgeting. They bring expertise and can work closely with department leaders and stakeholders to ensure that the new department has the right technology solutions in place for success.



Disaster Recovery Planning

CIO365 plays an essential role in disaster recovery planning by developing comprehensive plans, implementing backup and recovery systems, ensuring data security, conducting regular drills, and establishing communication channels with stakeholders. Our efforts can minimize the impact of any disruptions and maintain trust in the organization.



Policy Creation

CIO365 can assist with policy creation within their organizations by utilizing their expertise in IT strategy, risk management, and stakeholder communication. We work to understand business goals to inform the development of IT policies that support the organization’s overall objectives, identify potential risks and vulnerabilities, establish standards for IT infrastructure and data management, communicate with stakeholders to ensure alignment with regulatory requirements and build buy-in, and monitor the effectiveness of IT policies to refine them over time. By doing so, we help ensure that IT policies are effective, relevant, and aligned with the organization’s overall goals and objectives.



Social Engineering Assessments

There are several ways we can help prevent social engineering attacks against your organization. These include establishing clear security policies and procedures, conducting regular security training for employees, performing social engineering assessments to identify vulnerabilities, and regularly reviewing and updating security measures. By working with the information security team and taking these steps, we can strengthen your organization’s overall security posture and reduce the risk of social engineering attacks.



Network Security Best Practices

There are several ways we can help prevent social engineering attacks against your organization. These include establishing clear security policies and procedures, conducting regular security training for employees, performing social engineering assessments to identify vulnerabilities, and regularly reviewing and updating security measures. By working with the information security team and taking these steps, we can strengthen your organization’s overall security posture and reduce the risk of social engineering attacks.



Core Banking Selection

We can assist with core banking selection by understanding the business and technical requirements, identifying potential vendors, facilitating vendor selection, and managing the implementation of the system.



Risk Assessments

Conducting risk assessments is crucial to identify potential threats to the organization’s IT systems and infrastructure and take measures to mitigate those risks. The key steps in conducting an effective risk assessment include identifying the organization’s assets, determining threats, assessing the likelihood and impact of those threats, identifying controls to mitigate risks, assessing residual risk, and reviewing and updating risk assessments regularly.

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Strategic IT direction with oversight, tracking, and reporting.



Strategic IT Plan and Governance


CiO365 can contribute significantly to an organization’s
success by developing and executing a Strategic IT Plan and implementing
effective IT governance. We align IT initiatives with business strategy,
prioritize technology investments, and manage resources efficiently. CIOs
establish risk management strategies, communicate with stakeholders, and
monitor the success of IT projects through metrics and KPIs. Our leadership and
expertise ensure that IT supports the organization’s goals and maximizes the
benefits of technology investments.


Vendor Oversight and Selection


CiO365 plays a crucial role in vendor oversight and
selection by identifying business needs, establishing evaluation criteria,
leading the RFP process, conducting due diligence, negotiating contracts, and
assessing vendor performance. We also ensure vendors meet security and
compliance standards, stay updated on technology trends, and foster successful
partnerships that contribute to the organization’s success.


Remediation Tracking


We can assist with Remediation Tracking by implementing
tracking tools, prioritizing issues, assigning accountability, monitoring
progress, reporting to management, integrating with compliance efforts, and
promoting a culture of continuous improvement within the organization.




CiO365 can play a crucial role in budget governance by aligning IT spending with business strategy, optimizing costs, prioritizing investments, developing strong business cases, providing financial reports and forecasts, implementing IT governance, managing financial risks, and overseeing vendor contracts. Their active involvement ensures that IT funds are used effectively to support organizational goals and demonstrate the value of technology to the organization.

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Be ready for anything and always one step ahead.

Reviewing Policies and Procedures


We excel in reviewing compliance policies and procedures by
staying updated on regulatory requirements, collaborating with legal and
compliance teams, assessing IT-related risks, implementing technology solutions
for compliance, ensuring employee training and awareness, conducting regular
policy reviews, facilitating audits and assessments, and overseeing incident
response and reporting. Our active involvement ensures the organization’s
adherence to relevant laws and industry standards, protects sensitive information,
and fosters a culture of compliance and risk management.


Report Review and Monitoring


We will assist with compliance report review and monitoring
by establishing a compliance framework, collaborating with compliance officers,
ensuring data security and privacy compliance, staying aware of regulatory
changes, overseeing incident response and reporting, monitoring compliance
controls, providing training and awareness, and presenting compliance updates
to the executive team and board of directors. Our active involvement ensures
the organization meets regulatory obligations, mitigates compliance risks, and
upholds data security and privacy standards.


IT Risk Assessments


CiO365 will run IT risk assessments by understanding
business objectives, identifying IT assets, defining risk assessment
frameworks, identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities, evaluating risks’
impact, implementing mitigation strategies, monitoring risks regularly, and
communicating assessment results to stakeholders. This proactive approach
ensures IT systems’ security and reliability, supporting the organization’s
overall objectives and reducing the likelihood of costly incidents.


Vendor Due Diligence


Our team plays a crucial role in Vendor Due Diligence by
identifying business needs, establishing evaluation criteria, researching
potential vendors, evaluating security and compliance, assessing technological
capabilities, conducting interviews and site visits, analyzing risks,
collaborating with stakeholders, and contributing to decision-making. Our
involvement ensures that the organization engages with reliable and competent
vendors that meet business needs while adhering to security and compliance

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