Upward is a premier Cybersecurity consultancy in the Northwest focused on eliminating the confusion and fear of cybersecurity risks. We combine world-class tools and expert guidance to provide a range of services that will keep your business safe without exhausting your budget. 

Cybersecurity is foundational to our approach with IT.

Whether you are a small business looking for practical advice to reduce your exposure and your Cyber insurance premiums or a large business considering a CIS 18, CMMC or NIST 800-171 implementation, our bespoke approach to Cybersecurity will help you meet your goals and your budget.

We balance people and technology to scale your IT risks down and your business potential up.


Our Solutions

In addition to Top-tier Cybersecurity Consulting and Professional Services, we offer a wide range of software solutions that we deploy in convenient packages that include:

Password Management solutions

Endpoint Detection and Response

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Operations Center (SOC) solutions

Ransomware & DNS protection solutions

End User Training and Education tools

Multifactor Authentication (MFA) and Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions

Policy Development and Management programs


Consulting Services

Cyber-insurance compliance 

In the wake of skyrocketing claims, cybersecurity insurers have been dramatically increasing their requirements and scrutiny to comply and maintain cybersecurity insurance coverage. 

Our insurance compliance program pragmatically identifies the requirements for your carrier and accelerates your business towards lowering your premiums and maintaining compliance with their increasingly stringent standards. 

Gap Assessments 

Many businesses have experienced growth and digital sprawl, this means your corporate risk has sprawled as well. Our strategic gap assessments identify the areas of your environment that are most vulnerable and crafts a custom roadmap to improve your overall security posture and/or reach a compliance standard like NIST 800-171,CIS 18 or CMMC. 

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 

According to Federal mandate DFARS Case 2019-D041, all contractors and vendors in the federal supply chain must comply with the CMMC standards. Upward has a quick and effective process to quickly move your organization into position to comply with this new Federal standard. 

Managed Security Services Programs

We have taken the headache out of identifying, implementing and monitoring the most important cybersecurity controls. Take advantage of our MSSP program to quickly accelerate your Cybersecuirty maturity and improve your corporate risk profile immediately. 

Contact Upward today to find out how we can help you become a more secure and resilient business.