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Metin Kortak

Chief Information Security OfficerRhymetec

New York, NY

Member Since December 2023


Information Security


Metin Kortak is the Chief Information Security Officer at Rhymetec, a cybersecurity firm providing cybersecurity, compliance and data privacy needs to SaaS companies. Metin began his career working in IT security and gained extensive knowledge of compliance and data privacy frameworks such as SOC, ISO 27001, PCI, FEDRAMP, NIST 800-53, GDPR, CCPA, HITRUST and HIPAA. Metin joined Rhymetec to build data privacy and compliance as a service offering, and under his leadership, these offerings have grown to more than 200 customers, positioning the company as a leading SaaS security service provider in the industry.

Published content

Strengthening business defenses: A guide to cybersecurity awareness training


There is only one risk that cannot be prevented by security systems, regardless of how sophisticated they are: people. Here are a few proactive strategies leaders can implement into their employees' cybersecurity training.

Strengthen your cyber defenses: The journey to ISO 27001:2022 readiness by 2025


Adhering to the updated ISO 27001:2022 standards is imperative for organizations looking to build up information security in an increasingly digital business environment.

12 ways leadership can contribute to their employees' growth 

expert panel

Investing in human capital is essential to competitive advantage in today's marketplace. One of the keys to building a successful company is hiring the right people. But, hiring the top talent will only take an organization so far if the leadership is not willing to support the education of high-performing employees who want to pursue the latest skills, invest in their personal growth, and apply their knowledge to the work they are doing every day on the job. If you want to invest in employee training and development, here are 12 strategies to consider when it comes to upskilling or reskilling your team, courtesy of Fast Company Executive Board members.

7 factors to consider before implementing AI in your SaaS company


Implementing AI in business is a strategic decision that requires careful planning and ethical considerations.

20 tips for business leaders trying to attract their target audience

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Industry experts share top tips to make your mark in business and continue to move ahead. When your brand is competing in a saturated market, it's important to figure out how to stand out from other businesses. But it's not about being the loudest voice online or placing out-of-home advertisements. Standing out is most effective when leaders do their research to understand who they are talking to and what will resonate with their audience. Below, 20 Fast Company Executive Board members each provide one successful tactic for reaching the right audience and staying visible in a crowded market without being spammy or offensively persistent.

AI in cyber defense: Pioneering the future of security in 2024


Eight ways the increasing investment and reliance on AI will shape future cybersecurity strategies.

Company details


Company bio

Rhymetec is an industry leader in cloud security, providing innovative cybersecurity and data privacy services to the modern-day SaaS business. The company builds, deploys and manages compliant information security and data privacy programs directly within their clients' unique environments, allowing them to focus on their core competencies within their business. Over the years, Rhymetec's services have grown to include a vCISO (Virtual CISO) program, ISO Internal Audits, a variety of Penetration Testing services, ASV Scans for PCI Compliance, and Phishing Testing and Training services. For more information, please visit



Area of focus

Cloud Security
Cyber Security

Company size

11 - 50