List of the Best Chicago Cybersecurity Consultants

  • 1
    $100,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lisle IL
    Located in Lisle, Illinois and Naperville, Illinois, OnDemand CXO is a cybersecurity company. The small team provides cybersecurity and IT managed services. The firm was founded in 2000.
    Notable Project

    OnDemand CXO is partnering with an office space agency in building IT infrastructure to ensure its security. The business is prioritizing a balance between easy and secure access for its employees.

    "I have never met with other IT companies with high-quality service like theirs."

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Headquartered in Chicago, Intersog is a custom software development firm with two offices in Canada and two in Ukraine. The agency was founded in 2005 and has over 100 experts that specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, IoT development, and other IT-related consulting and services. 

    Clients
    CDW
    Northern Trust
    Neustar
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Intersog was hired by a platform for video advertising to staff a team to build a web application. Intersog oversaw the development and launch of the app has launched and continues to maintain the app through fixing bugs and upgrades. 

    "The application delivered by Intersog fully matched our budget and requirements. We liked the attitude of our offshore project team; they were always responsive, responsible, and reliable." – CEO, Advertising Platform Company

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Waident Technology Solutions is an IT outsourcer based in Chicago and with offices in Glen Ellyn, Ill. and Brookfield, Wis. Founded in 2004, the team of about 20 employees provides IT managed services and cybersecurity services. They primarily work with mid-market clients in the financial services, business services, and real estate industries.

    Clients
    JLL
    The Grossman Group
    Abbell Credit Corporation
    Brouwer Brothers Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Waident Technology Solutions provided IT services to an automation software company, managing their help desk and supporting computers used within the organization. They performed network administration tasks, provided application support, and managed a database’s infrastructure. The client was satisfied with the quality of their work and appreciated their diligence.

    “They're good people. The team cares and is very diligent in their work.” – Co-Founder and President, Automation Software Company

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Framework Communications is a business technology firm based in Chicago. Since 2008, their team of around 10 employees has been specializing in IT managed services, cybersecurity, cloud consulting & SI. 

    Clients
    Anshe Emet Synagogue
    MATTER
    Sterling Bay
    Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation
    Notable Project

    Framework Communications provides ongoing IT consulting for a furniture store. They perform network and hardware maintenance via a ticketing system and provide other guidance as needed. 

    "In addition to helping us acquire a web development resource, Framework’s consulting services helped us onboard several retail partners." —President, Furniture Store

  • 5
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    EMPIST is an award-winning technology provider headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2000, they have 75 employees across the world that serve organizations and industries with a heavy dependency on technology. Their primary services include IT support, website development, and digital marketing.

    Clients
    NowPow
    Marquette Associates
    Torstenson Glass Co.
    Notable Project

    EMPIST provided a PR firm with IT support services to ensure seamless technical operations. In addition to addressing tickets, EMPIST migrated the client's Peachtree accounting software to function remotely. Their patience and willingness to learn an unfamiliar software led to a successful project.

    "The response time is amazing, it’s almost instantaneous." — CEO, PR Firm 

  • 6
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Westchester IL

    Headquartered in Westchester, Ill. and founded in 2010, Middleground Technologies is an IT services provider that works with mid market and enterprise companies in the health care, legal, manufacturing, business services, and financial service industries. Their team of 15 provide IT management, cloud consulting, and cybersecurity services to clientele.

    Clients
    Platinum Dental Care
    G6 Industries
    CNC Industries
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A dental office partnered with Middleground Technologies because they needed to update outdated equipment and renew their legacy software. Middleground supplied the transportation of all information to a new server. This resulted in a faster and smoother system for the client.

     “Their customer service is great. They’re very open communicators, which makes for an easy engagement. They’ll continuously provide us with status and progress updates. I can trust them to promptly resolve any time-sensitive issue.” – Owner, Dental Office

  • 7
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Downers Grove IL

    BetterWorld Technology, LLC is an IT managed services provider. Located in Reston, Va., with additional offices in Chicago and Atlanta, their team of over 10 serves small and midmarket businesses in industries such as nonprofit, healthcare, and business services. Additional services include IT strategy consulting, IT staff augmentation, and cybersecurity. They were founded in 2003.

    Clients
    The Twelve, Inc.
    Meridian International Center
    Monumental Food
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BetterWorld Technology, LLC, provided IT managed services to a nonprofit organization. The team's major responsibilities were internet and phone lines. The team was flexible, responsive, and professional.

    "Whether it’s changing phone messages to adding or subtracting desktop units or phone lines, they’ll do it no problem. Anytime we’ve asked for help or a specific change, they’ve stepped up." — Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 8
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Downers Grove IL

    Based in Downers Grove, Ill., Mindsight is a technology consulting firm that was founded in 2004. Their team of about 65 employees specializes in managed IT services, cloud consulting & SI, and IT strategy consulting. 

    Clients
    Carver Pump
    Doumak
    Cayan
    Lindemann Chimney
    Notable Project

    Mindsight managed a healthcare company's network infrastructure. The agency was responsible for everything, from configuration to monitoring. The client was impressed with Mindsight's attention to detail and their dedication to understanding the company's needs. 

    "Out of all our other providers, Mindsight worked the hardest in understanding what were the challenges that we were having, before prescribing a solution." —VP of Operations, Healthcare Company

  • 9
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Evanston IL

    Stratosphere Networks is an IT solutions company based in Evanston, Ill. Since 2003, their team of about 41 employees has been specializing in IT managed services, cloud consulting & SI, and ECM consulting. Stratosphere Networks works primarily with small businesses. 

    Clients
    BBB: Accredited Business
    Crain's Best Places to Work (2015-2018)
    Stevie Awards (2016-2018)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An insurance provider hired Stratosphere Networks for a number of IT services. They designed and implemented a wide range of new assets and projects. Stratosphere Networks is providing ongoing maintenance and management on a regular basis.

    "They have a level of expertise that allows them to provide a high level of support, which is considerably better than most other companies."–Director of IT Infrastructure, Insurance Provider

  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Des Plaines IL

    JetRails is an e-commerce and IT service provider in Park Ridge, Ill. It was founded in 2000 and maintains a team of 4 that provides cloud consulting & SI, IT managed services, cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, and ERP consulting & SI. 

    Clients
    Furniture Land South
    Grower's House
    Splash of Pink
    MageMontreal
    Notable Project

    A fashion company had recently migrated their e-commerce store to Magento and the site kept crashing. JetRails provides Magento hosting and configuration services which have greatly improved the site's reliability and functionality. JetRails now provides 24/7 assistance and fixes any issues they have.

    "[Our site] used to be slow on mobile and sporadic on desktops. Now, the connection is fantastic and users can seamlessly navigate the site on any device." — Marketing Manager, Fashion Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Deerfield IL

    IT Audit Group LLC is a B2B management consulting firm that focuses on IT compliance and cybersecurity. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, their team of approximately 1–2 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. Their scope of services encompasses business consulting, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Bold Insight
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IT Audit Group LLC conducted an information security audit for a UX consultancy. They assessed the client's adherence to specific compliance standards. Their work culminated in a comprehensive report detailing the client's compliance status. The client considers their services to be very reasonably priced.

    "The audits are handled in a very constructive manner. We’ve been able to learn a lot and improve, thanks to their work." — Quality Manager, UX Consulting Company

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Park Ridge IL

    Founded in 2009, XL.net is an IT managed services company based in Park Ridge, Ill. Their team primarily works with small businesses from the nonprofit, manufacturing, and financial services industries. 

    Clients
    D/C Export & Domestic Packing, Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    XL.net provides ongoing IT support to a trucking and warehousing company. They migrated the client from Exchange to Office365 and enhanced the company's firewall and security.

    "We’re able to be productive because our IT systems work."  – Co-Principal, Logistics Company

     

  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Simply Smart Technology is a managed service provider based in Chicago. Founded in 2010, it has a team of 7 employees that provides cloud consulting, IT managed services, and cyber security services.

    Clients
    AllCell Technologies
    Notable Project

    Simply Smart Technology upgraded the IT infrastructure of a construction organization. They installed new hardware, rewired the entire system, and instituted a remote help desk process so that they could address user issues quickly and efficiently. The client was very happy with the work, and said that their IT performance immediately and drastically improved.

    "Simply Smart represents modern technology with traditional relationship-oriented business practices. They’re focused on great outcomes that make the IT infrastructure completely transparent in our day-to-day work." –Managing Director, Construction Organization

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Ascend Technologies is an IT managed services company founded in 2020. They are located in Chicago, Illinois and have a midsize team. The company focuses on IT managed services, cybersecurity, CRM consulting and SI, IT strategy consulting, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ascend Technologies (formerly Nimble Defense) is in an ongoing engagement with an education solutions company. The team has been managing their cybersecurity program in order to assess its current framework.

    "Ascend Technologies (formerly Nimble Defense) provides the knowledge and leadership we need."

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    PRO is an IT services provider based in Chicago. The company, founded in 2003, has a team of more than ten that provides IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cybersecurity to small companies and organizations in the manufacturing, nonprofit, financial services, business services, and real estate industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An insurance agency hired PRO for an ongoing engagement to provide various IT services like move their whole IT setup and provide technical support. PRO has been meeting expectations for every job they were tasked.

    "They always get back to us right away. They’re very easy to work with." - Office Manager, Insurance Agency

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hoffman Estates IL

    Leading IT services company LME Services is based in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Their team includes fewer than 10 employees at the moment. LME Services has been specializing in IT managed services, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting for small businesses since it was founded in 1994.

    Clients
    SPK Law
    Habitat for Humanity
    Skokie Country Club
    Tepper & Campbell
    Industries
    Notable Project

    For over eight years, LME Services has been providing IT support for an accounting firm. They have applied their technical expertise uniformly to their services, including server assistance, hosting, and security. LME Services rapidly responds to mitigate any technical emergencies that arise. The client particularly appreciated the team's consistent reliability. 

    "We tell them what we want and they take care of everything." – IT Administrator, Law Firm

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakbrook Terrace IL

    IT Risk Managers is an IT solutions company located in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. It was founded in 2007 and now employs a team of 24 that provides IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, cloud consulting & SI, cybersecurity, and IT staff augmentation 

    Clients
    The Charity Project of Chicago
    Standard Engravers
    West Suburban Accounting Associates
    Notable Project

    A printing firm was having problems with their previous IT provider and needed a new partner. IT Risk Managers now maintains their servers, houses backup servers, manages security, software, and does repairs as needed. 

    "They're multi-talented and possess an admirable work ethic." — Treasurer, Printing Firm

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Des Plaines IL

    Shartega IT is an IT firm in Chicago. Founded in 2001, they have about 13 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Services include IT managed services, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Loeber Motors
    Gerald Auto Group Naperville
    Post Oak Property Management
    Advanced Foot & Ankle
    Notable Project

    Shartega IT provides managed IT services for a luxury car dealership. They handle all of the partner's IT hardware and software, resolving issues as they arise. Their services have received positive feedback, and the partner described them as reliable.

    "All it takes is a phone call or email and they’re on it." –Administrator, Luxury Car Dealership

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lombard IL
    Aqueity is a small IT managed services company. The Lombard, Illinois-based firm was founded in 1996. Their services include IT managed services, cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, cloud consulting & SI, and more.
    Industries
  • 20
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Black Diamond Solutions is a Chicago, Illinois-based IT managed services company. The small team offers IT managed services, cloud consulting & SI, cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, and more and was launched in 2004.
    Industries
  • 21
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Schaumburg IL
    Ascent Innovations LLC is an ERP consulting and SI company. Based in Schaumburg, Illinois; Arlington, Virginia and Minneapolis, Minnesota, their midsize team specializes in ERP consulting and SI, cybersecurity, and cloud consulting & SI. The company was established in 2009.
    Industries
  • 22
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Northfield IL
    CIO Landing, an IT managed services company, was established in 2002. The small team specializes in IT managed services, ECM consulting and SI, cloud consulting & SI, cybersecurity, and more. The firm is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.
    Industries
  • 24
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Rosemont IL

    Guidance Software is a software development firm that has been in operation since 1997. They are headquartered in Pasadena, Calif. and they have additional offices in Slough, U.K., Courbevoie, France, Waukesha, Wis., Rosemont, Ill., Dulles, Va., and New York. They have over 800 employees and they specialize in cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, and IT staff augmentation. Their clients generally work in consumer services, government, or healthcare.

    Clients
    Box
    Cisco
    Dropbox
    IBM
    Industries
  • 25
    $5,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Trustwave is an IT managed services and cybersecurity company established in 1995. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois; , Brazil; London , United Kingdom and Denver, Colorado, their large team specializes in IT managed services and cybersecurity.
  • 26
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Founded in 2009, NowSecure is a cybersecurity company. The firm focuses on cybersecurity, IT managed services, and application testing and has a midsize team. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 27
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Hoffman Estates IL
    DivIHN Integration Inc, an IT managed services and cybersecurity company, was established in 2002. They are in Hoffman Estates, Illinois and have a midsize team. Their services include IT managed services and cybersecurity.
  • 28
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    West Monroe is a Chicago, Illinois-based cloud consulting & SI company. The large company was launched in 2002. Their services include cloud consulting & SI, CRM consulting and SI, cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, and more.

    Industries
  • 29
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Teneo is a business consulting company. They are in New York, New York; San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois and Toronto, Canada and have a large team. Their team specializes in business consulting, cybersecurity, and HR services.

  • 30
    $5,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Headquartered in Naperville, Illinois; Akron , Ohio; Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Springfield, Illinois, Sikich is a big data company. The large team offers BI & big data consulting & SI, cloud consulting & SI, CRM consulting and SI, ERP consulting and SI, and more. The agency was established in 1982.
    Industries
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