Our mission is to deliver apt services for our clients in the formation and transformation of
Cybersecurity, Resiliency, and Risk Management
Our Goal, as a premier partner, is for our elite team of experienced professionals to establish sustainable long-term relationships with clients by way of Value, Knowledge, and Deliverables.
Cybersecurity Advisory Services
Our team is not only referred to as industry subject matter experts (SMEs), we also have served as SMEs/Executives for Fortune 500 companies. Our advisory services stem from finite projects to long-term engagements. Sacro can advise and represent your company, on a retainer basis, for interim and permanent/virtual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) obligations.
Governance, Risk, and Compliance
A foundational pillar of an organization is its Governance, Risk, and Compliance maturity and capabilities. It is critical for Audit, Risk, and Cybersecurity departments to protect sensitive and critical assets, data, and employees. Sacro’s track record of interpreting, assessing, and implementing leading frameworks, cross-industries, is core to our knowledge base (NIST, ISO, FFIEC, ISA/IEC, etc.) and leading our clients in defining org-wide risk appetite statements.
Line of Defense Investment Plan
Digital transformation has led to simplified and integrated technology; usability and security. Digital transformation, plus today’s newer risk-focused cybersecurity teams, calls for on-prem and cloud investment portfolio restructuring/realignment. Sacro offers baseline recommendations, to full recalibration, to partner and co-invest with Infrastructure/Technology teams.
Policies and approach to address internal compliance and regulatory mandates. Sacro’s policy formulation capabilities assist/augments your organizational needs by developing and delivering effective and acceptable policies, standards, and guidelines.
Ransomware Resiliency and Financial Assurance
Ransomware attacks are increasing, and anyone is susceptible; Fortune 500, Government entities, to Small and Mid-sized Businesses. The incidents and breaches are not only germane to IT infrastructures but Operational Technology (OT) as well. Sacro can advise and prepare organizations for unknown and unexpected events. Our response readiness calls for co-drafting a breach response plan, preparedness by executing Tabletop Exercise(s) (TTX) and defining financial/operational resiliency; obtain and amass cyber-insurance to sustain.
Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) information and threat briefings advise organizations on proactive defenses and post cyber-event mitigation. Sacro’s CTI services evaluate your sector/industry, personnel, and specific valued information to identify threat actors and creditable threats/attacks targeting your organization.
Corey T. Jackson, MBA, CISSP
Founder/President of SACRO, LLC a Cybersecurity Advisory Firm – former Fortune 150 Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), is a technology executive with a proven track record and business acumen in defining global cybersecurity and risk strategies. Mr. Jackson’s career, highlighted by stellar credentials, accolades, and partnerships serves as a trusted advisor positively influencing corporations, academia, and elected officials, providing value-added guidance and results-oriented execution.
As a visionary leader, Corey brings more than 25 years of corporate and government experience. Corey has advanced the awareness of cybersecurity accountability amongst C- Suite and Board level leaders within several Fortune 500 companies. Former VP Technology Risk and Deputy CISO of The Travelers Companies, he has also served as VP & Global CISO of HollyFrontier Corporation, Interim CISO and Deputy CISO at Kimberly-Clark, CISO for GE Current & Lighting, and held multiple cybersecurity and risk-related roles within the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and US Department of State – Bureau of Diplomatic Security.
His experiences as a practitioner, past gubernatorial appointment (Commonwealth of Virginia), and his proven results provide astute knowledge in global, regulatory, and strategic imperatives to enhance IT and OT cyber-alliances. Mr. Jackson, currently a PhD candidate, holds several degrees and certifications which include the CISSP, PMP, MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, and post-degree Information Security Certificates from Georgetown University and Carnegie Mellon University.
V. Susan Peediyakkal
(Senior Vice President/Partner) – is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College CISO Certification program and a leader in Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Operations, within the federal government and international commercial domains. Ms. Peediyakkal, has nearly two decades of IT and cybersecurity experience and served in the US Air Force (active and reserve).
Susan is named one of “10 Women in Security You May Not Know But Should” by one of the most widely-read cyber security news sites on the Web; Dark Reading. She is the founder and co-director for BSides Sacramento and serves on the board for Mental Health Hackers as the Chief Wellness Officer, an Ambassador for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, EC-Council’s Global Advisory Board for Certified Threat Intelligence Analysts, and SANS Summit steering committee.