CISO / Security Executive Search

Fortify Experts offers a FIVE (5) YEAR PLACEMENT GUARANTEE!

Too often Security Leadership roles are hired without the proper diligence which is why CIO Magazine claims the average security leader’s tenure averages only 17 months.

We are confident in our ability to find a long term hire.  Our confidential retained search experts guide this critically important hire.

A critical difference with Fortify Experts Retained Search is you will be connected and led through the process by an executive recruiter who understands how critical a security leader is to any organization.

Qualifying Security Leadership is Extremely Unique.  

  • Fortify Experts has a National Network of over 2,000 CISO’s & Security Executives.
  • Through a refined process, we manage and simplify the search for our clients.
  • We Prequalify Client Searches with a thorough assessment of corporate security needs.
  • We evaluate potential candidates from our extensive security leadership network
  • Fortify Experts confidentially builds a short list of qualified candidates through initial interviews.
  • Fortify then has our security experts evaluate management plus security vision and strategies.
  • We then evaluate and provide a full technical assessment the match the clients’ goals.  We provide detailed candidate assessments such as:

We listen – truly listen. We assess. And then we deliver.

Our retained executive search partners are true business and career partners with our clients. We work closely with them to understand their objectives and assist in defining the role and the evaluation criteria. We also listen to all of the dynamics involved in the retained recruiting process, ensuring that everyone—from the client company’s top executives to the head of HR—are on the same page. By clarifying expectations and minimizing misunderstandings at the outset, we ensure the recruiting process moves efficiently and eff


Focused, dedicated service that drives exceptional results



We carefully assess the position and how candidate experiences and skills fit with those elements. Our comprehensive research also evaluates each candidates’ fit within the strategic, financial, political, cultural and operational aspects of the company. We understand the process. We understand the security industry. We proceed in a highly efficient and consultative fashion to find the perfect match between career goals and company’s goals. We understand what it takes to deliver knowledgeable results that will exceed your expectations.


Fortify Executive Retained Search Process

 – Dedicated Executive Recruiter
 – Full Security Needs Assessment
 – Job Description Development
 – Confidential Candidate Assessment
            Technical/Security Visioning
            Problem Solving
            Management Style
 – Management of Interview Process
 – Candidate Assessment Summaries
 – Negotiation of Offers
 – Onboarding Assistance
 – 30 & 90 Day Post Placement Assessments