As workplaces face increasing violence and cybersecurity threats, two southwestern companies partner to bring Special Forces expertise from the battlefield into the boardroom to protect America’s small and midsize businesses.
Whether preventing active shooters or hackers, business executives must proactively mitigate risks across their entire organization. The cost of proactivity is less than the cost of waiting until it is too late. Zach Fuller, former Green Beret and founding partner of Phoenix-based Silent Sector Cybersecurity Solutions, says, “Five to ten years ago, if a company got hacked, the executives could throw up their hands and say, ‘We were unlucky victims,’ and ‘We didn’t know this would happen.’ That doesn’t fly anymore. Now, it is common for executives to be fired after a breach, because they are expected to take proactive measures.”
Silent Sector partnered with San Diego-based Vigilance Risk Solutions to provide comprehensive risk reduction from cyber and physical threats. The companies’ leaders share special operations backgrounds as former Navy SEALs and Green Berets.
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