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Who We Are

Over the past 40 years, Kroll has evolved from a small investigative consultancy to an international technology-enabled intelligence and information management company.

1972

Kroll Founded, Pioneers Concept of Investigative Due Diligence

Kroll is founded with the ground-breaking mission of helping clients improve operations by uncovering kickbacks, fraud or other forms of corruption.

1995

Kroll Expands Services and Global Offices

Kroll expands into forensic accounting, background screening, drug testing, electronic data recovery and market intelligence. Expansion continues throughout the world, with offices opening in Australia, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the United Kingdom in 1995, followed by offices in India, China and Germany in 1996.

1997

Kroll Goes Public

Kroll merges with vehicle armoring company O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhard. The new entity, The Kroll-O'Gara Company, becomes a public company listed on NASDAQ as “KROG.”

1998

Kroll Adds Security Engineering Practice

In December 1998, Kroll acquires Schiff & Associates, Inc., a small security engineering and consulting firm based in Bastrop, Texas. Name changes to Kroll Schiff & Associates, then Kroll Security Services Group, and finally to Kroll Security Group.

1999

Kroll Launches Cyber Services

Kroll formally establishes Cyber Investigations, Incident Response and Breach Notification as distinct practices.

2002

Kroll Inc. Acquires OnTrack Data International

With acquisition of OnTrack Data International—a prominent provider of information management, data recovery, and legal technologies products and services—Kroll grows to become a global market leader in data recovery, e-discovery and computer forensics.

2003

Kroll Comprises Five Business Units

Kroll serves global clientele through five distinct yet complementary units: Background Screening Group (BSG); Consulting Services Group (CSG); Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Group (CARG); Security Services Group (SSG); and the Technology Services Group (TSG).

2004

Marsh & McLennan Acquires Kroll

Professional services firm Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) acquires Kroll, leveraging the combined firms’ complementary offerings.

2010

Altegrity Acquires Corporate Risk International

Corporate Risk International (CRI) will evolve to ultimately become Kroll’s Compliance practice.

2010

Altegrity Acquires Kroll

Altegrity acquires Kroll along with additional businesses, allowing Kroll to expand offerings in compliance, identity theft and cyber security.

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Latest Media and Press Releases

  1. May 16

    Kroll Appoints Four New Directors in Growing Cyber Practice

    May 16, 2016

    Experts Drawn from Federal Law Enforcement, U.S. Army, and Private Enterprise to Support Burgeoning Client Demand for Cyber Investigations and Advanced Digital Forensics

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  2. May 02

    Lee Kirschbaum describes most prevalent compliance risks today in Risk Management Magazine

    Risk Management Magazine | May 2, 2016

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  3. Apr 28

    Alan Brill discusses MasterCard's use of selfie technology to verify payments on NBC Nightly News

    NBC Nightly News | April 28, 2016

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