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Looking for a qualified candidate or new job? CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.

The recruiters listed below can help you find your next Chief Security Officer (CSO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), or VP of Security and fill hard-to-hire positions in risk management, security operations, security engineering, compliance, application security, penetration testers, and computer forensics, among many others.

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Editor's note: Last updated 4/27/2016. We welcome your submissions.

Security Recruiters

Company About Specialties Contact
3P&T Security Recruiting

3P&T Security Recruiting
Our mission is to be the reliable, skilled, efficient information security recruiters that any firm can call upon for help. With our team of security and recruiting experts, we assure understanding and execution of each client's needs.Staffing for all types of information security positions, including executive/management level, for both full-time and contract roles.
Preston Pierce
CEO

Email: Preston@3PandT.com
Phone: 206-225-5611

Address:
24324 131st Ave Se
Snohomish, WA 98296
Acumin Consulting Ltd.

Acumin Consulting Ltd.
Acumin is an international cyber security and information risk management recruitment and executive search specialist. As part of the Red Snapper Group, we specialize in the provision of key cyber security and law enforcement skills across commercial and public sector clients.Information security & risk management; governance & compliance; cyber security; penetration testing, digital forensics/intrusion analysis; technical security; investigations; cyber-crime prevention; policing; sales engineering; sales & marketing and executive management.Ryan Farmer
Candidate Development Manager

Email: info@acumin.co.uk
Phone: 44(0) 20 7987 3838

Address:
Octavia House, 3rd Floor
50 Banner Street
Admirals Way
London EC1Y 8ST
UK
Alta Associates

Alta Associates
Alta Associates is a leading executive search firm specializing in information security, IT risk management, governance, risk management, and compliance(GRC), and privacy. Alta performs retained searches for the most senior level executive roles in the industry and builds the teams that support them.CISO, Chief Information Risk Officer, SVP Enterprise Risk, Chief Privacy Officer, SVP of IAM, SVP of Governance and Controls, SVP of Technology Risk, Managing Director of Information Security, Head of Information Security Architecture, SVP Security Strategy.Joyce Brocaglia
Founder and CEO

Email: Joyce@altaassociates.com
Phone: 908-806-8442

Address:
8 Bartles Corner Rd., Suite 21
Flemington, NJ 08822
Argenta Talent Acquisition

Argenta Talent Acquisition
We work with a variety of organizations filling security roles from foundation to sales. Heavily focused on team fit and flexible options. We advise and help our clients hire dedicated cyber security talent in accordance with the highest industry standards.CISO, Director of cyber security, sales & solutions engineers, security consultants, cyber security architects and analysts, cyber security account executives. We are always evolving and open to all verticals and projects. Argenta performs contingency or retained searches.
Kelley Barcus
President

Email: Kelley@ArgentaTalent.com
Phone: 970-769-0237

Address:
400 Bear Springs Ranch
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment

Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
A London-based specialist corporate governance recruiter, Barclay Simpson's Security and Resilience division fills permanent and contract security and resilience roles. We have a background of filling professional, leadership and management roles in a range of global locations.Our security and resilience practice covers information security, cyber security, business continuity, information risk, corporate security, technology risk, resilience, investigations, forensics, and intelligence. Barclay Simpson has offices in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai.
Mark Ampleford
Divisional Director Security & Resilience

Email: ma@barclaysimpson.com
Phone: 44 207 936 2601

Address:
Bridewell Gate
9 Bridewell Place
London EC4V 6AW
UK
Benchmark Executive Search

Benchmark Executive Search
Benchmark is an award winning national retained executive search firm based in Washington, DC & Dallas, TX that specializes in building boards and senior management teams. Our expertise and focus include security (cyber/corporate/homeland) and innovative technologies (cloud/analytics/IOT/mobile, etc).Fortune 1000: CISO, CSO, Chief Risk Officer, Board Member (risk/cyber/security chair). Private Equity backed growth companies: CEO and all their direct reports. Venture Capital backed growth companies: Board Member (Federal/IC/DoD chair), President/GM Public Sector, VP Federal Sales, VP BD.
Jeremy King
President

Email: jeremy@benchmarkes.com
Phone: 703-728-8506

Address:
Washington, DC
Blackmere Consulting

Blackmere Consulting
Blackmere Consulting is dedicated to recruitment of information security professionals. We work as a trusted partner in your business with focus on quality, speed and cost effectiveness. Blackmere's solutions include direct hire, consultants, contractors and contract-to-hire employees.CISO, Director of Information Security, information security auditors, malware engineers, cyber security researchers, control systems experts, identity & access management, network security, application security, mobile security, security compliance.
Domini Clark
Principal

Email: domini@blackmereconsulting.com
Phone: 208-932-2750

Curity

Curity
The Curity team is made up of 8 InfoSec veterans: Lance Miller, Robb Reck, Robert Hansen, Jack Daniel, Eddie Mize, Richard Stiennon, Laz and Jacob Torrey. We find the right opportunities for the right talent.If it touches InfoSec, we do it. CISO to Sales, and everything in between.
Lance Miller
Managing Partner

Email: lmiller@curitysec.com
Phone: 919-360-2781

Address:
5744 Poppy Way
Golden, CO 80403
Cyber 360, Inc.

Cyber 360, Inc.
Cyber 360 Inc. is a leading cybersecurity contract and fulltime staffing firm. We work with cybersecurity leaders, and their teams, struggling to hire skilled cybersecurity professionals to secure their systems and reduce data and privacy risk.Cyber 360 is a cybersecurity contract and fulltime placement firm dedicated to identifying and hiring the top 10% of cybersecurity professionals. Our bench and virtual bench combine to provide our clients with access to thousands of top candidates for short or long term contract assignments.
Mark Aiello
President

Email: mark.aiello@cyber360solutions.com
Phone: 781-451-0079

Address:
1600 Providence Hwy
Walpole, MA 02081
CyberSN

CyberSN
CyberSN dramatically decreases the frustration, time and cost associated with job searching and hiring for cyber security professionals. Through our unique technology platform we connect highly trained cyber security staffing specialists with job seekers and employers.SOC Analyst, Security Analyst, Risk Analyst, Security & Compliance Analyst, Incident Response Analyst, Security Engineer, Firewall Engineer/Architect, Security Network Engineer, End Point Security, Director of Security, Security Consultant, Security Architect, Security Manager, CISO
Deidre Diamond
Founder/CEO

Email: info@cybersn.com
Phone: 888-470-8011

Evan Scott Group International

Evan Scott Group International
Evan Scott Group International is a retainer based executive search firm. The company has six partners, each with more than fifteen years of retainer based executive search experience. The firm is a member of The Homeland Defense and Security Council, Washington Chapter of USO and INFRAGARD.CSO, CISO, VP Business Development, INTEL, CPB, ICE, SOCOM – All Civilian Federal Agencies, DOD, VP Sales, Federal and Commercial, VP Sales - State and Local, VP Business Development - State and Local, VP Marketing, CEO, President/COO, CFO, VP Government and Public Affairs General Council, VP and GM, Federal Operations.
Evan Scott
President

Email: escott@evanscottgroup.com
Phone: 202-842-0441

Address:
1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
First Arrow Executive Search

First Arrow Executive Search
First Arrow is an executive search firm that focuses on the intelligence, DOD and federal civilian community within the DC Metro area. First Arrow serves as a trusted partner to identify, evaluate, recruit and most importantly land the talent within a company.Information assurance, infosec, cybersecurity, ISR, geospatial, geoint, sigint, intelligence analysis, cloud computing, CBRNE, SETA, capture, BD and government relations.Shunil Joseph
Managing Partner

Email: sjoseph@firstarrowsearch.com
Phone: 703-987-7565

Ginkgo Search Partners

Ginkgo Search Partners
Ginkgo Search Partners is an international retained executive search firm operating in China and across Asia Pacific. We are managed in specialized industry practice groups and our expertise is covering senior management security positions. We are a true executive search and professional services firm, passionately devoted to your success.We help to recruit mid to senior level executives across the whole security structure in Asia including positions such as CISO, CSO, VP-level and department heads of security.
Oliver Liegel
Director Executive Search

Email: Oliver.Liegel@ginkgosearch.com
Phone: +86 18600617725

Address:
15/F, Office Building A
Parkview Green
9 Dongdaqiao Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020
China
HireVergence

HireVergence
HireVergence’s talent acquisition specialists bring the value of years of diverse experience to your staffing and career development needs. As a full service IT staffing and recruiting firm with a focus on security, HireVergence is able to scale our offerings to meet our clients’ needs.Information security: security analyst, technical manager, CISO, director of security, penetration tester. Cyber security: forensic analyst, vulnerability researcher, computer crime investigator. Network infrastructure: systems engineer, network engineer, network analyst.
Julio Sanchez
Partner

Email: jsanchez@hirevergence.com
Phone: 813-289-5502 ext.102

Address:
9644 Linebaugh Ave
Tampa, FL 33626
HJA Fire and Security LtdHJA Security was established in 1992 and recruits at all levels across all disciplines in the security industry, both nationally and internationally. The HJA Executive operation started in response to an increasing demand from clients and candidates for a service dedicated to senior positions.Fire systems, manned guarding, intruder alarm, security management, executive positionsMike Hurst
Director

Email: mike@hja.co.uk
Phone: 44 (0)845 644 6893

Address:
Talbot House
204-226 Imperial Drive
Rayners Lane
Middlesex HA2 7HH
UK
InfoSec People

InfoSec People
InfoSec People provides specialist recruitment services and consultancy solutions in the information security, cyber and risk management sectors. Based in Cheltenham, UK, we place experienced and senior cyber security personnel with clients ranging from blue chip corporates to security SMEs.CISO, CSO and Heads of Security hires, security consultants including QSAs and CCPs, penetration testers, SOC and SIEM consultants as well as cyber pre-sales and sales directors
Chris Dunning-Walton
Managing Director

Email: chris@infosecpeople.co.uk
Phone: +4401242 507 100

Address:
Eagle Tower
Cheltenham, GL53 7PN
UK
ISE® Talent

ISE® Talent
We are exclusively dedicated to bringing superior information security talent to our clients. More than just a search firm, ISE® Talent serves as a trusted partner in identifying, evaluating, recruiting, and presenting top level candidates that fit our clients’ unique requirements.ISE® Talent specializes in executive-level and specialty-type leadership retained search, team-level contingency searches, emerging specializations, and critical security skillsets that translate across all industry verticals.
Marci McCarthy
CEO and Chairman

Email: info@isetalent.com
Phone: 404-920-8582 x.101

Address:
4062 Peachtree Road, Suite A-303
Atlanta, GA 30319
KnownFourKnownFour is a UK and Ireland based specialist information security recruiter. We combine our deep IT knowledge and dedicated team with a rigorous screening process, ensuring that each candidate we supply is both technically competent and has the highest ethical standards.We supply permanent and contract professionals across the whole security structure: Analysts & consultants, network security, Information Security Officer, cryptology, penetration testing, ethical hacking, IT Security Director, threat & vulnerability specialists, cloud security.Pip Hazelton
Infosec Practice Lead

Email:
Phone: +44 (0)203 741 8045

Address:
16 Upper Woburn Place
London
WC1H 0BS
L.J. Kushner and Associates LLC

L.J. Kushner and Associates LLC
L. J. Kushner and Associates, LLC is an executive recruitment firm specializing in the recruitment of management, technical, and sales professionals. Clients include Fortune 2000 companies, information security product companies and service providers, and enterprise software companies.CSO, CISO, IT risk management, information security architects, governance and compliance, technical security subject matter experts (software security, application security, network security, identity and access management), penetration testers, and computer forensics.Lee Kushner
President

Email: info@ljkushner.com
Phone: 732-577-8100

Address:
36 West Main St., Suite 302
Freehold, NJ 07728
LeznerGroup LTDLenznerGroup specializes in executive search and consulting services in security and technology risk management. LenznerGroup is recognized for partnering with Global 500, Fortune 1000, professional services and private sector organizations to recruit vetted, highly sought talent.Enterprise security, technology risk & compliance, privacy & mobility, cyber law, policy, digital investigation, forensics & incident response.Tracy Lenzner
Email: TAL@lenznergroup.com
Phone: 212-920-6155

Address:
5140 Main Street, Ste. 303-120
Williamsville, NY 14221
Manta Security Management Recruiters

Manta Security Management Recruiters
As a U.S. veteran-owned & operated premier executive search and placement business, we are your greatest source of top talented leaders in the security management, loss prevention, personal protection or risk mitigation fields, enabling clients to build an efficient and productive team.We focus on identifying and presenting top-talented leadership candidates in security management, loss prevention, investigations, risk management and compliance roles for clients. We provide security management resume and coaching programs for candidates and job seekers.Tony Mangano
Principal

Email: success@manta1.net
Phone: 305-517-3664

Address:
6815 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 103-150
Miami, FL 33138
McCormick Group, The

McCormick Group, The
The McCormick Group today is the largest independent, Washington, DC-based executive search firm and has been ranked as one of the top 25 largest executive search firms in the country based on revenue.The McCormick Group conducts searches for a broad range of security positions including: Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Security Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Risk Officer, as well as Architects and niched technical experts.
Deborah Page
Principal - Technology & Security

Email: dpage@tmg-dc.com
Phone: 703-312-6749

Address:
1525 Wilson Blvd, Suite 500
Arlington VA 22209
McIntyre Associates

McIntyre Associates
McIntyre Associates is a retained executive search boutique specializing at the intersection of cybersecurity, enterprise SaaS & security analytics. Clients range from venture capital and private equity funded startups to Fortune 500 and DoD companies seeking to monetize defense technology.We have quantifiable, successful experience in recruiting for all functions across the executive suite (CEO, CFO, CMO, VP HR, VP DevOps, etc.). Our highly specialized business model differs from most recruiting firms in that we deliver true management consulting value beyond recruiting.Jeff McIntyre
President

Email: jeff@mcassoc.com
Phone: 860-284-1000

Momentum Security Recruitment

Momentum Security Recruitment
Established as a security recruitment specialist, Momentum has offices in London, Stockholm and Dubai, UAE. Momentum Recruitment provides a quality focused recruitment service for the provision of security professionals across EMEA.Momentum specializes in the recruitment of professionals across the following sectors: Corporate Security, Integrated Security Systems (Manufacturers & Integrators), Retail Loss Prevention, Sales & Business Development professionals, Engineering, HSEQ, Defense & Homeland Security.Kelvyn Pearce
Director

Email: kelvynp@momentumsecurity.co.uk
Phone: 44 (0) 208 246 4222

Address:
3rd Floor, 17/19 Rochester Row
London SW1P 1JB
UK
nclavnclav (pronounced enclave) is an online marketplace designed specifically for companies who are searching for information security talent and for information security practitioners who are looking for a better way to find job opportunities.Domain experience search: Security operations, security engineering, security assessments and testing, physical & environmental security, legal, industrial control, identity management & access control, human resources, governance & risk management, cryptography, compliance. Johnathan Martinez
Founder, CEO

Email: contact@nclav.com


Nicholson Search and Selection

Nicholson Search and Selection
Nicholson provides analysis, operational and strategic professionals in sales, consultancy, management and senior management positions. Many candidates come from the military, intelligence or police service.IT security/technology risk, information security/risk/assurance, physical & personal security & safety, fraud preventionSteve Davidson
Director of Security, Fraud and Threat Management

Email: steve.davidson@nicholsonintl.com
Phone: 44 (0)207 378 5890

Address:
4-8 Whites Grounds
Bermondsey Street
London SE1 3LA
UK
Pinnacle PlacementsPinnacle Placements is an executive search firm focused exclusively on placing security industry professionals and corporate security executives. We excel at identifying and attracting top-level talent for our client partners.CSO, CISO, IT security, VP Security, Director of Security, corporate security, risk management, investigations, business development, sales, physical securityDavid Lammert
President

Email: david@pinnacleplacement.com
Phone: 415-495-7170

Address:
1479 Rhode Island St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Potomac RecruitingPotomac Recruiting is a premier boutique contingency recruiting firm specializing in searches for companies in the national security marketplace. We have extensive experience in both the corporate and government sides of the national security/homeland security field.Our specialties include searches at the manager, director, VP and C-suite levels. We also staff hard to fill positions requiring security clearances (secret through TS/SCI with poly).Jenessa Hoffman
President

Email: jhoffman@potomacrecruiting.com
Phone: 703-535-3133

Address:
2200 Wilson Blvd. Suite 102-121
Arlington, VA 22201
Redbud

Redbud
Redbud places exceptional InfoSec/cybersecurity professionals with great companies. Our security certified experts cultivate relationships with highly placeable information security candidates. We work only in the InfoSec space so we are able to understand the unique requirements of open InfoSec positions and the qualifications of candidates.We recruit InfoSec exclusively and specialize in placing candidates in positions, including, but not limited to, analyst, engineer, forensics, incident response, intrusion detection, architect, CISO, assurance/risk, penetration tester, ethical hacker, vulnerability management, and application security.
Debbie Henley
President

Email: info@redbudinfosec.com
Phone: 866-222-3870

Address:
Chicago, IL
Romack Inc.

Romack Inc.
Romack is a strategic information security sourcing firm specializing in the support of major direct clients as well as industry leading solution providers. Our focus is building strategic partnerships allowing us to leverage our virtual bench of consultants. Romack supports global initiatives which adds value to clients and contracted consultants.Data & collaboration security; end point security; application security; infrastructure protection; cloud security; identity and access management; security operations & incident response; risk, compliance and security management
Ken Wood
Director, Information Security

Email: kwood@romackinc.com
Phone: (972) 573-3342

Address:
5525 MacArthur Blvd #550
Irving, TX, 75038
Secure Recruiting International Inc.

Secure Recruiting International Inc.
Secure Recruiting International is a full-service recruitment firm specializing in networking, storage and information security, with corporate clients that range from pre-IPO to Fortune 500.The company matches qualified professionals at every level including product sales, channel sales, systems sales engineers, security consultants and CSOs.Adam Schepps
President

Email: asecure@securerecruiting.com
Phone: 813-258-8303

Address:
3510 N San Miguel St., Suite 111
Tampa, FL 33629
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd

Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Securitech was established in 2001 as a niche supplier of information security and risk candidates. The firm now recruits throughout the IT sector, and has a desk specializing in the placement of engineering staff.Risk analysis & management, developments of security policies and procedures & compliance, network & internet security, security administration and support, encryption & authentication, ethical hacking penetration testing, security officers and management, security cleared personnelJon Neale
Email: careers@securitech.uk.com
Phone: 01444 417 944

Address:
Suite 7, The Priory
Syresham Gardens
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3BQ
UK
Security & Investigative Placement Consultants LLC

Security & Investigative Placement Consultants LLC
Security & Investigative Placement Consultants LLC is a retained recruiting firm that finds and places security management and financial investigative personnel. It has assisted corporate, industrial and manufacturing clients, financial institutions, insurance companies, and more.Corporate security management (CSOs), threat assessment specialists, executive protection, fraud and financial investigations, electronic investigations, anti-money laundering investigations, brand protection
Kathy Lavinder
Executive Director

Email: klavinder@siplacement.com
Phone: 301-229-6360

Address:
7710 Woodmont Avenue, #209.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Security Management Resources®, Inc.

Security Management Resources®, Inc.
Est. 1997 with 3 wholly-owned international offices, SMR’s sole focus is support of an organization’s security & risk related functions. Successful recruitment of executive & professional level security practitioners in over 55 different countries.Executive search & recruitment; organizational alignment; talent & market mapping; transition coaching & mentorship, in the field of security, information protection & cybersecurity, brand protection, investigation, business continuity & resiliency.
Jerry J. Brennan
Chief Executive

Email: jerry@smrgroup.com
Phone: 540-428-2020

Address:
19170 Springs Road
Jeffersonton, VA 22724
SecurityHeadHunter.com, Inc.

SecurityHeadHunter.com, Inc.
We have been recruiting security talent since 1990. What separates us from most other firms is we actually direct recruit candidates as opposed to using job boards. We are able to locate, recruit and present talent that most companies never know exist.We recruit mid to senior level information security and risk management talent. This includes individuals with hands-on technical skills, managers (all levels), C-level executives and any combination of this experience.Wils Bell
President

Email: Bell@SecurityHeadhunter.com
Phone: 407-365-2404

Address:
P.O. Box 620298
Oviedo, FL 32762
SecurityRecruiter.com

SecurityRecruiter.com
SecurityRecruiter.com serves clients globally in the realm of information security/cybersecurity, corporate security, risk management, compliance, governance, privacy and business intelligence. JeffSnyderCoaching.com provides career advancement services.Information security, cybersecurity, corporate security, converged logical/physical security, compliance, governance, IT risk management, enterprise risk management, privacy, business intelligence recruiting.
Jeffrey A. Snyder
President

Email: jeff@securityrecruiter.com
Phone: 719-686-8810

Address:
P.O. Box 398
Woodland Park, CO 80866
SilverBull

SilverBull
SilverBull is a full-service IT and cybersecurity recruiting and IT staffing firm. From CISO and executive-level security experts to specialists in the latest threat mitigation techniques, we’ll fill your organization’s information security gaps.As a full-service IT recruiting agency we don’t just identify the most highly-qualified candidates for our clients, we also help with: IT and cybersecurity recruiting, cybersecurity executive search, college recruitment process outsourcing (CRPO), and IT staffing.
Brandon Compagna
Operations Manager

Email: brandon@silverbull.co
Phone: 860-785-4801

Address:
945 Main Street, Suite 204
Manchester, CT 06040
SSR Personnel

SSR Personnel
SSR Personnel is a recruitment consultancy & executive search practice dedicated to the security, fire, health and safety sectors. SSR provides a global recruitment network for the attraction and retention of talent.Typical positions recruited include corporate security management, cybersecurity, security & fire systems product sales, retail and loss prevention, engineering & project management, investigations, audit, compliance, health and safety.Peter French
Managing Director

Email: pfrench@ssr-personnel.com
Phone: 44(0) 20 8626 3100

Address:
SUITE 7, James Yard
Larkshall Road
London E4 9UA
UK
Tiro Security

Tiro Security
Tiro Security is a boutique security staffing and professional services firm. We provide clients with a trusted partner who can staff them with top security talent, or take on external security projects completed by our in-house technical staff.We focus on information security, servicing clients across various industries. We are very involved in the security community, serving on the board of CSA and as members of OWASP & ISSA, which is how we gain trust from and access to exclusive talent.
Kris Rides
Founder and CEO

Email: Kris.rides@tirosec.com
Phone: 424-216-8476

Address:
13101 W Washington Blvd #203
Los Angeles CA 90066
Via Resource

Via Resource
Via Resource is a leading provider of information security recruitment and risk management services. We specialize in providing interim, contract and permanent staff who help ensure your business remains secure, compliant and protected against virtual and physical threats.Information security, technical security, risk management, business continuity, audit, cloud computing, public sector, executive management, pre sales, sales and marketing.Diana Real-Lage
Email: contact@viaresource.com
Phone: 44 (0) 203 327 1996

Address:
Viking House
Denmark Street
Maidenhead SL6 7BN
UK

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