by Zach Fuller

Silent Sector and VRS Apply Special Ops Strategies to Protect Businesses from Violence and Cyber Threats

As workplaces face increasing violence and cybersecurity threats, two southwestern companies partner to bring Special Forces expertise from the battlefield into the boardroom to protect America’s small and midsize businesses.

Whether preventing active shooters or hackers, business executives must proactively mitigate risks across their entire organization. The cost of proactivity is less than the cost of waiting until it is too late. Zach Fuller, former Green Beret and founding partner of Phoenix-based Silent Sector Cybersecurity Solutions, says, “Five to ten years ago, if a company got hacked, the executives could throw up their hands and say, ‘We were unlucky victims,’ and ‘We didn’t know this would happen.’ That doesn’t fly anymore. Now, it is common for executives to be fired after a breach, because they are expected to take proactive measures.”

Silent Sector partnered with San Diego-based Vigilance Risk Solutions to provide comprehensive risk reduction from cyber and physical threats. The companies’ leaders share special operations backgrounds as former Navy SEALs and Green Berets.

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Written by Zach Fuller

Zach Fuller is an entrepreneur who has built businesses in multiple industries. He served as Green Beret in the U.S. Army, conducting highly sensitive combat operations in Afghanistan. Zach was awarded a Bronze Star Medal and other decorations for his actions overseas. He later built an investor relations team for a private equity company. Holding the role of Executive Vice President, he lead the team to raising well over $300,000,000 in private capital to acquire real estate assets and making it to the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies. Zach is a Certified Ethical Hacker and founding partner of Silent Sector, where he is focused on mid-market and emerging companies which he considers to be the backbone of the American economy and our way of life.
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