Arete’s Elite Cyber Response Team

Experience Matters

Arete’s team has developed a unique Cybersecurity Incident Response Retainer based on our years of experience with some of the most significant breaches in US history. Our team of experts has more than 15 years of deep experience in incident response, remediation, and eradication of cyber attacks in the government and commercial sectors, serving some of the largest agencies and global brands. We have a proven track record of identifying attack vectors where others failed in many highly publicized incidents. Engaging Arete’s team of experts gives your organization the confidence to respond to a data breach with access to the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals – anywhere in the world – within hours not days.

Jim Jaeger

President and Cyber Security Strategist

  • Former Brigadier General, US Air Force. Military service includes: Dir. of Intelligence (J2) U.S. Atlantic Command, Assist. Deputy Dir. of Ops at the National Security Agency, and Commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center
  • Previously Vice President of Cyber Services and Chief Cyber Strategist for Fidelis
  • Managed the Network Defense and Forensics business at General Dynamics, including the Digital Forensics Lab
  • Supported the DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3), the Defense Computer Forensics Lab and the Defense Cyber Crime Institute
  • Created GD information assurance and critical infrastructure protection group, which developed a wide variety of information assurance tools, including the Air Force’s intrusion detection infrastructure
  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo recently appointed Jim to the state’s Cyber Commission

Cybersecurity Strategies – “Starting with the End in Mind”

Arete Advisors is an elite force of Incident Response, Remediation and Eradication experts. We have assembled the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals to create an unparalleled capability for Incident Response, Remediation and Eradication for both the public and private sectors.

Data Breaches are a matter of when, not if in today’s world. Engaging Arete’s Cybersecurity Incident Response Team gives your organization the confidence to respond to a data breach with access to the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals – anywhere in the world – within hours not days.

We Work to Prepare You for the Breach


Arete offers Incident Response Ad-hoc Services and Tiered Levels of Annual Incident Response Retainers and Proactive Advisory Services.

 

Standard Delivery Services

  • Onsite Kickoff Workshop
  • Incident Response Assessment
  • IR Training and Playbook Customization
  • 40 – 100 Annual Hours for Incident Response or Proactive Services
  • Service Rate Discounts

Engaging the Arete team gives your organization the confidence to respond to a data breach with access to the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals – anywhere in the world – within hours not days.


Standard Delivery Services

Onsite Kickoff Workshop: Conduct an onsite initial planning workshop to gather information, review current incident response plan and process for making a declaration, discuss mock scenario of responding to an incident and exchanging incident data.

Preemptive and readiness activities: IR Program Assessment, IR Playbook customization and Table Top Exercises included in Tiers 2 & 3. All tiers can use retainer hours, to perform additional proactive services such as an active threat assessment to uncover existing hidden threats.

Ongoing checkpoint and incident assistance: Ongoing checkpoints and threat review will be conducted throughout the subscription on a monthly basis. An assigned incident case manager / lead analyst will be available for incident related advice and assistance.

Emergency incident support: The Arete team stands by 24x7x365 to provide immediate response to an emergency situation. The emergency incident is reported via contacting the Arete hotline or the assigned case manager, who will provide the initial triage.