Category: Services

You can put a team of cyber security and cyber threat intelligence experts on your site with Crucial Point CISO-as-a-Service offerings. Use our experts a little or a lot, on demand. We also offer Technology Due Diligence services for M&A support. Contact Us here.
Services include:Strategic Consulting: Leverage experienced professionals with proven past performance. Our clients include major telecommunications firms, defense systems integrators and IT firms with dramatic, “game changing” technology. We also help highly regulated businesses and government agencies respond to a continuous stream of new mandates for cybersecurity compliance.

CTO Outsourcing and CTO-as-a-Service: Our model provides highly qualified, experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) leadership on your staff to manage and lead your technology partners, developers, engineers and IT support. We offer part-time, full-time, retained and hourly services. We also provide compliance services.

Technology Research: Our experts in technology can assess the relevance of technology prior to investment and prior to you bringing the capability into your enterprise. We prepare customized briefings on technology and provide context on IT focused on your needs.

Due Diligence:We support private equity firms, venture capital, and businesses looking to acquire other businesses. We can also help independently verify and place into context the discriminators of technologies in the firms you are considering.

Cybersecurity and CISO-as-a-Service Crucial Point provides architecture reviews and action plans for enhancing cybersecurity. We also provide analysis of solutions and products and strategies associates with cybersecurity, including market potential analysis, product offering development and marketing/messaging creation.

Government Market Evaluation and Support: We serve high tech companies who want to do business with the government. We can assist you in flattening the learning curve and will help you produce a winning strategy.


There Is No Substitute For Experience

Put A Team Of Seasoned Professionals On Your Side

OODA LLC is a CTO advisory and Due Diligence firm operating across multiple sectors of the economy. We are known for our ability to help companies mitigate risks and increase compliance while optimizing security spend.

Crucial Point helps clients improve defenses by:

  • CISO as a Service: Strategic leadership for corporate security programs, including evaluation of an exercising of incident response plans.
  • CTO as a Service: Technical architecture review and senior advice, including action plans for modernization and cloud transition.
  • Independent verification and validation of compliance, including GDPR, FFIEC, NIST.

We would love to serve your efforts. Contact OODA LLC  for more information.


Find The Technology You Need For Cybersecurity With CTOvision Guide To Cybersecurity Solutions

Cyberspace is a technological domain and choosing the right technology to enhance your defense is absolutely key.

The problem is there is an overwhelming amount of vendors you need to assess. This is due to the incredible amount of innovation and capability creation in the field.

CTOvision provides a resource designed to help you more rapidly assess the overwhelming cybersecurity marketplace. Our guide to the Cybersecurity Technology Marketplace provides insights on firms with proven capability. For each firm we report on we include succinct insights into their capability, a short video demo (when available), lists of the firm’s competitors, and links to allow a deeper examination when warranted.

For more see: The CTOvision Guide To The Cybersecurity Technology Marketplace.

If you have direct experience with a high quality provider of security technology that has made a difference to you and your organization we would love to hear about it. Let us know via our contact form or reply to any of our newsletters with your input.

Assessing The Risk

Evaluating overall risk to your business requires a holistic view if your objectives, capabilities, strengths and weaknesses. It also requires a solid assessment of the threat. Your adversaries may well be the biggest source of risk to your operation.

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The Threat Brief

Open Source Intelligence is just a beginning. But it is an important beginning. Tracking threats daily can help you and your team anticipate what will come next. Open Source threat briefings are foundational but almost never sufficient for reducing organizational risk. If you are in need of additional services please Contact Us for more information.

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Tailored Intelligence Reporting

The Daily Threat Brief is an open source intelligence report modeled after the concept of the President’s Daily Brief (PDB).

Every day our analysts succinctly provide insights into global risk and security issues in ways that can reduce your personal and business risks and inform your strategic decision making.

To ensure you never miss a report sign up for the Threat Brief here.

Open Source threat briefings are foundational but almost never sufficient for reducing organizational risk.

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At we write about technology, with a focus on technology of relevance to enterprise technologists. The blog was founded by Bob Gourley, co-founder of OODA LLC, a high tech consultancy.

Our premier publication is our monthly technology review. Every month we send this to over 32000 technology thought leaders. This monthly summarizes reporting from the blog as well as tech trends from the IT industry. The monthly also provide links to our technology assessments. Other products include our Daily summary, the Daily summary, and the Weekly Government Big Data Newsletter.


Technology Assessment

We have a deep background in enterprise technology and insights into what really works and what does not. We provide enterprises with technology assessments that include reviews of architecture and technology roadmaps. We also provide technology scouting and reconnaissance and can bring our deep understanding of current Venture Capital investments to provide insights into what is coming next in enterprise IT.

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