Cybersecurity & Risk Management Executive Search


Recruiting high performing CISOs, cybersecurity, and risk management executives

The need for security and risk executives has never been so high. Cybersecurity attacks from a variety of threat actors are increasing at a rapid speed, forcing companies of all sizes to defend against threats that are becoming more widespread and commonplace by the day. As the number of jobs in the space continues to outpace the supply of professionals, organizations across all industries partner with JM Search to access our extensive networks of top-flight CISO and other security executives with proven track records of leading businesses through dynamic, rapidly changing threat environments.

Proven experience recruiting security and risk leaders

At JM Search, we’ve built a highly experienced and deeply connected team of cybersecurity experts dedicated to matching exceptional security and risk leaders with private equity-backed, private, and public companies. Our specialized recruiting team includes former cybersecurity CEOs and other deeply experienced technology search consultants who know first-hand the critical importance of getting it right when hiring executives to lead security and risk functions and are dedicated to supporting the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Since 1980, we’ve expected nothing less and neither should you.

Partnering with you

With deep functional and sector-specific expertise, our partners have built expansive professional networks from decades of firsthand experience.

Executive positions recruited

Our team is comprised of former C-level executives and deeply experienced executive recruiting experts that know how to assess top talent across the following key roles:

  • Chief Security Officer (CSO)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief Technology Risk Officer
  • Deputy CISO
  • Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Head of Security Operations
  • Head of Security Architecture
  • Head of Product Security
  • Head of Identity & Access Management

Building diverse, equitable & inclusive leadership teams

JM Search is committed to helping build more diverse and inclusive organizations – where all voices are heard and valued, and where employees can comfortably bring their whole selves to the workplace. We understand that each organization is at a different stage of their own DE&I journey. We strive to support clients with advancing their goals through a collaborative, thoughtful, and actionable human capital strategy, and are committed to bringing a diverse slate of qualified candidates to each search.

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