Projected global cost of cybercrimes by 2021


With half of all cyber attacks targeted at small businesses,
how much are you willing to risk?

Veteran-owned, we're your strongest partners in the defense against cyber threats.  

Averro’s cybersecurity solutions ensure that your organization doesn’t fall victim to preventable crimes. We partner with your CISO to assess, plan, and operate via flexible managed services. From pen testing to health checks to remediation, our uncommonly skilled, ethical experts have been trusted by businesses, public agencies, and non-profits for decades. You'll rest easier with the protection your people and data need, so you can focus on propelling your mission. 

CISO Consulting
& Services

Chief Information Security Officer
Consulting & Services
Rest easy knowing your organization's cybersecurity is in good hands during your CISO search. We offer a wealth of C-level expertise in creating transition plans and  interviewing candidates within businesses, non-profits, and government agencies alike. 

Penetration Testing
& Remediation

Penetration Testing & Remediation
Put your security to the test as our ethical hackers target weak points in your defenses. We'll combat any issues we find. 

Assessment &
Long-Term Planning

Assessment & Long-Term Planning
Think you have what it takes to stay ahead of cyber criminals? Think again: 79.5% of organizations within the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) report an expected increase in resources allocated to cybersecurity concerns. They are planning ahead, and so should you. 

Incident Readiness
& Response Plan

Incident Readiness & Response Plan
Prepare for success with a readiness plan tailored to your org’s needs, so that if a crisis occurs, you’ll recover smoothly and efficiently.

Managed Services
& Health Checks

Managed Services & Health Checks
Keep your security processes at maximum effectiveness with scheduled wellness checks and maintenance by our security experts.

Security Tool Tuning

Security Tool Tuning
We stay up to date on existing and new security products and test yours to make adjustments that better protect your data.

The cheapest battle is the one you don't have to fight.

Cybersecurity expert Juan Walker is a veteran in fighting breaches - but more importantly, he's an expert in preventing them. A staunch believer in preparation over postmortems, Juan joined Averro to teach the fundamentals of a robust and scalable security strategy. Watch his Tech Talk to learn how to avoid cyberattacks and respond to breaches if faced with one.

Getting Rid of Ransomware


Most companies never expect to be the victims of a cyberattack. But ransomware is insidious and undiscerning, striking even the smallest, most unlikely victims. Last year, companies lost almost $1 billion to ransomware. And it strikes close to home.


Recently, a Sacramento-area building restoration company experienced a ransomware attack that completely encrypted and locked down all of the business’s files—many of which were not backed up. The company’s leadership called us after hours, and we deployed an engineer immediately to the company site to diagnose and mitigate the problem. The engineer then worked with the company to develop a new strategy for backup and disaster recovery, as well as ongoing IT security and maintenance.

Upon arriving onsite, our first priority was locating the problem and preventing the virus from spreading further. The engineer recognized the virus as a variation of the CryptoLocker ransomware trojan and quickly removed network access for the servers and shut them down. From that point, the online security community took over searching for the ransomware encryption key, and we turned our focus to disaster recovery and getting the company’s employees back to work.

Business Impact

We devised new strategies for recovery/replacement, backup procedures, and enhanced IT security measures.

Recovery/Replacement Strategy: replaced the servers, firewall, and antivirus, and migrated certain data and processes to the cloud, built the company a new domain network and reengineered their entire environment to be more secure.

Backup/Restore Strategy: devised a backup and disaster recovery strategy for the future, making recommendations for both new policies and equipment. If an attack or data loss happens in the future, we will be able to restore and get the company back to work with less than a day of disruption.

Security/Maintenance Strategy: identified the entry point as a vendor account and worked with the leadership to create a more robust security and equipment maintenance strategy that limited access and trained employees on security roles.

Bolster your defenses.

Let's work together to help you protect your data.

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