From CISO to Fractional CISO

3 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Accelerate your Fractional CISO / vCISO journey from an experienced CISO

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Course overview

Learn everything you need to know to go from CISO to vCISO!

Who is this course for


CISO's looking for additional income as a Fractional CISO


CISO's, Deputy CISO's, Heads of Security and others not sure where to start on their entrepreneurial journey.


Existing Fractional CISO's looking to increase their income with value based pricing and learn from an experienced Fractional CISO.

What you’ll get out of this course

Learn the necessary skills and strategies to become a successful Fractional CISO, giving you the confidence to take control of your career.

Discover how to balance your work and personal life as a Fractional CISO, allowing you to enjoy both your professional and personal pursuits

Go through a step-by-step program, complete with templates, to help you succeed as a Fractional CISO.

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This course includes

Interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

4 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Aug 24—Aug 25

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone


    • Welcome!

    • The WHY Of Going On Your Own

    • Business Fundamentals

    • vCISO Marketing

    • Mastering vCISO Sales

    • vCISO Productized Services

    • vCISO Operations

    • Pricing Models

    • Contracts and Agreements

    • Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Taxes

    • Additional Revenue Sources

    • Week 1 Recordings

Meet your instructor

Ayman Elsawah

Ayman Elsawah

Fractional CISO

Ayman is a Fractional CISO with specializations in DevSecOps, Identity and Access Management (IAM), SOC 2, and Security Program Management. He works with cloud based organizations with a focus on Pre-IPO B2B SaaS Companies. Ayman has a strong record of helping Founders, Executives, and Engineering Leadership with reducing friction for Enterprise, while improving security beyond industry standards.

Graduates of his vCISO program include Justworks and Masterclass, where he helped manage security on an interim basis and lead/assist with the hiring and interviewing of security leaders.

Learn more by visiting his personal website.

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Join an upcoming cohort

From CISO to Fractional CISO

Summer Cohort

$1,497 USD


Aug 24—Sep 11, 2024

Payment Deadline

Aug 23, 2024

Bulk purchases

Course schedule

4-6 hours per week
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays

    1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

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  • May 7, 2022

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  • Weekly projects

    2 hours per week

    Schedule items can also be used to convey commitments outside of specific time slots (like weekly projects or daily office hours).

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

A pattern of wavy dots
Join an upcoming cohort

From CISO to Fractional CISO

Summer Cohort

$1,497 USD


Aug 24—Sep 11, 2024

Payment Deadline

Aug 23, 2024

Bulk purchases

$1,497 USD

3 Weeks