Press Release Archives

  1. Jul 25

    Kroll Names William Dixon Associate Managing Director in Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, Los Angeles

    July 25, 2017

    NEW YORK – July 25, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Dixon as an Associate Managing Director in its Cyber Security and Investigations practice, based in Los Angeles. Dixon is an experienced information security services executive, who over a 16-year career has served in both technical and client management roles with Fortune 500 firms as well as start-up ventures and a leading cyber security firm.

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  2. Jul 24

    Kroll Names Paul Jackson Asia-Pacific Leader, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, Hong Kong

    July 24, 2017

    NEW YORK – July 24, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Paul Jackson as Asia-Pacific Leader for its Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, based in Hong Kong. From a career spanning more than 25 years of service in some of the region’s highest levels of law enforcement and corporate enterprise, Jackson brings a stellar record of achievement as a cyber security practitioner, strategist, and thought leader.

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  3. Jun 26

    Kroll Names Pierson Clair Senior Director in Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, Los Angeles

    June 26, 2017

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  4. May 30

    Kroll Names Keith Wojcieszek Associate Managing Director in Cyber Security and Investigations Practice

    May 30, 2017

    NEW YORK – May 30, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Keith Wojcieszek as an Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice. He will be based in Kroll’s Washington, D.C. office.

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  5. May 24

    Modern Slavery: Referrals For Labour Exploitation In The UK Increase By a Third

    May 24, 2017

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  6. Apr 25

    Kroll Names Kenya Mann Faulkner Managing Director in Investigations and Disputes Practice, Philadelphia

    Kroll | April 25, 2017

    NEW YORK – April 25, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Kenya Mann Faulkner as a Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

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  7. Apr 10

    Kroll Names David Brown Managing Director in Investigations and Disputes Practice, Dallas

    Kroll | April 10, 2017

    NEW YORK – April 10, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of David Brown as a Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice.

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  8. Mar 29

    Kroll Investigations and Cyber Expertise Rated Best By National Law Journal Readers

    March 29, 2017

    Kroll Ranked Best Litigation Dispute Advisory Services Consultant, Best Corporate Investigations Provider, and Best Cyber Security Provider.

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  9. Mar 15

    Compliance Professionals Say Bribery and Corruption Risk to Rise in 2017

    March 15, 2017

    MARCH 15, 2017 – NEW YORK, NY. Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, together with the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today released the 2017 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report (“ABC Report”). The theme of this year’s ABC Report is “Beyond Regulatory Enforcement: The Rise of Reputational Risk.”

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  10. Jan 31

    Kroll Names Jason Smolanoff Senior Managing Director, Global Cyber Security Practice Leader

    Kroll | January 31, 2017

    NEW YORK – January 31, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Jason Smolanoff as Senior Managing Director, Global Cyber Security Practice Leader.

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  11. Jan 17

    BUSINESSES SEE A SIGNIFICANT RISE IN FRAUD AND RISK INCIDENTS DURING 2016

    January 17, 2017

    The proportion of executives that reported their companies fell victim to fraud in the past year rose significantly to 82%, from 75% in 2015 and 70% in 2013, highlighting the escalating threat to corporate reputation and regulatory compliance.

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  12. Jan 10

    Kroll Names Matthew Klein Managing Director in Investigations and Disputes Practice, Washington, D.C. Office

    Kroll | January 10, 2017

    NEW YORK – January 10, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Matthew Klein as a Managing Director in the Washington, D.C. office of Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice. Klein will also be an integral member of Kroll’s newly launched Law Enforcement and Public Safety Consulting practice.

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  13. Jan 05

    Kroll Expands Global Leadership Team

    Kroll | January 5, 2017

    New York – January 5, 2017 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of three new Managing Directors and two new Principals, enhancing the Company’s leadership team across the globe. Each of the following appointments became effective January 1, 2017.

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  14. Jan 04

    Kroll Certified As PCI Forensic Investigator by Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council

    Kroll | January 4, 2017

    NEW YORK – January 4, 2017 – Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced it has been certified as a PCI Forensic Investigator (“PFI”) by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (“PCI SSC” or “Council”). The certification, held by only 22 firms worldwide, makes Kroll the only PFI that is also a full-service investigative firm.

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  15. Dec 09

    Corporate Risk Holdings Completes Sale of Kroll Ontrack to LDiscovery

    December 9, 2016

    New York, NY – December 9, 2016 – Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC, a global leader in diversified risk and information services and parent company of Kroll Ontrack, today announced the successful completion of the sale of Kroll Ontrack to LDiscovery LLC. The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $410 million, subject to certain closing adjustments.

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  16. Oct 04

    Kroll Names Jordan L. Strauss Associate Managing Director

    October 4, 2016

    NEW YORK — October 4, 2016 – Kroll (“the Company”), the global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, investigations, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Jordan L. Strauss as an Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice. Strauss is a former prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, a Deputy Justice Attaché and Senior Legal Advisor in Afghanistan, and a Director specializing in incident management with the White House National Security Council Staff.

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  17. Sep 12

    Kroll Names Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale Managing Director in Investigations and Disputes Practice

    September 12, 2016

    NEW YORK – Sept. 12, 2016 – Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, announces the appointment of Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale as a Managing Director in the Washington, D.C., office of Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice.

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  18. Aug 02

    Kroll Names Robert J. Milan Managing Director in Investigations and Disputes Practice, Chicago Office

    August 2, 2016

    Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert J. Milan as a Managing Director assigned to the Chicago office of Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice.

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  19. Jul 12

    Kroll Certified As Qualified Security Assessor by Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council

    July 12, 2016

    Kroll one of only 356 QSA companies worldwide certified to validate an organization’s adherence to PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

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  20. 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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  21. Mar 29

    Kroll Selected Best Cyber Security Consultancy

    March 29, 2016

    Kroll Cyber Security Team Wins Top Ranking in “2016 Best of the National Law Journal’s Reader Choice Survey”

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  22. Mar 28

    Kroll Appoints Stephen Kopeck Associate Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice

    March 28, 2016

    “Steve joins our Cyber team at an exciting time as we continue to grow our Cyber Security practice. He brings extraordinary levels of technical expertise as well as proven practical experience in handling the complex cyber threats that impact corporations and governments alike every day.”

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  23. Mar 09

    Kroll and Ethisphere Launch 2016 Anti-Bribery & Corruption Report

    March 9, 2016

    MARCH 9, 2016 – TORONTO. Kroll released its 2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Report (“ABC Report”), produced in conjunction with the Ethisphere Institute. As reflected in the ABC Report, 40 percent of all compliance officers surveyed believe their company’s bribery and corruption risks will increase in 2016.

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  24. Mar 09

    Kroll and Ethisphere Launch 2016 Anti-Bribery & Corruption Report

    March 9, 2016

    MARCH 9, 2016 – NEW YORK, NY. Kroll released its 2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Report (“ABC Report”), produced in conjunction with the Ethisphere Institute. As reflected in the ABC Report, 40 percent of all compliance officers surveyed believe their company’s bribery and corruption risks will increase in 2016.

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  25. Jan 26

    Kroll Appoints Daniel (“DJ”) Rosenthal Associate Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice

    January 26, 2016

    NEW YORK – Kroll, a global leader in investigations, risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Daniel (“DJ”) Rosenthal as Associate Managing Director in the Investigations and Disputes Practice. Rosenthal will be a member of Kroll’s Washington, D.C. office.

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  26. Jan 04

    Kroll Expands Global Leadership Team

    January 4, 2016

    Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security and incident response solutions, announced the appointment of five new Managing Directors, enhancing the Company’s leadership team across the globe.

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  27. Dec 07

    Kroll Appoints Daniel Linskey Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice

    December 7, 2015

    Daniel Linskey Brings Decades of Experience in Investigations, Crisis Response and Risk Management

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  28. Nov 30

    Kroll Appoints Wayne Peterson as Chief Information Security Officer

    November 30, 2015

    Globally Recognized Enterprise Security Risk Executive Brings More Than 25 Years of Experience

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  29. Nov 23

    Kroll Appoints Andrew Beckett Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, EMEA

    November 23, 2015

    Andrew Beckett brings government service & private enterprise cyber & information assurance solutions expertise to Kroll’s London office.

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  30. Nov 23

    The Threat Within: Insider Fraud on the Rise

    November 23, 2015

    75% of companies experienced a fraud incident in the past year, according to Kroll's 8th annual Global Fraud Report. 81% of companies affected by fraud reported insider perpetrators. Whistleblowers responsible for exposing 41% of fraud incidents.

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  31. Nov 19

    Kroll named Incident Response Global Partner of the Year by world-leading endpoint security provider Bit9+ Carbon Black

    November 19, 2015

    Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announces it has been named Incident Response global partner of the year by Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response.

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  32. Nov 16

    Tarun Bhatia appointed Managing Director in the Investigations and Disputes Practice in India

    November 16, 2015

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  33. Nov 16

    Kroll Ontrack Appoints Industry Leader Craig Carpenter as SVP of Sales

    November 16, 2015

    Kroll Ontrack today announced that Craig Carpenter has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Legal Technology Sales. As a respected ediscovery executive, Carpenter brings high-growth record and proven leadership to Kroll Ontrack.

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  34. Nov 09

    Kroll Appoints Eric Zimmerman Senior Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice

    November 9, 2015

    Former Special Agent with the FBI Brings Significant Experience in the Cyber Realm

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  35. Jun 09

    Kroll Continues to Grow Africa Practice with Appointment of the Rt. Hon. Mark Simmonds

    June 9, 2015

    Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today that Rt. Hon. Mark Simmonds has joined the company as senior consultant in its Africa practice.

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  36. Jun 01

    LegalShield and Kroll Launch IDShield, an Innovative Identity Theft Protection Service Supported by Dedicated, Licensed Private Investigators

    June 1, 2015

    LegalShield and Kroll have launched IDShield, the only service providing consumers with direct access to Kroll’s team of Licensed Private Investigators.

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  37. May 19

    Kroll Announces Appointment of Joseph Spinelli as Senior Managing Director

    May 19, 2015

    Former Inspector General for the State of New York Joins Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Practice

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  38. May 18

    Global Expansion is at the Root of Increased Bribery and Corruption Risks Say Compliance Professionals

    May 18, 2015

    2015 edition of Kroll Benchmarking Report reveals lack of confidence in financial controls to catch potential FCPA violations

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  39. Apr 27

    Kroll Announces Appointment of Mark R. Williams as President of Kroll Ontrack

    April 27, 2015

    Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today that Mark R. Williams has joined the firm as President of Kroll Ontrack.

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  40. Apr 20

    Kroll Announces Appointment of Accomplished Investigator and Monitor, Richard Faughnan

    April 20, 2015

    Faughnan Named Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Practice, Based in New York

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  41. Feb 18

    Kroll Announces Hiring of Cook County Commissioner Michael Cabonargi

    February 18, 2015

    Kroll Announces Hiring of Cook County Commissioner Michael Cabonargi Cabonargi Named Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Practice, Based in Chicago

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  42. Feb 05

    Kroll Continues Investment in Compliance Practice with Appointment of Two Key Senior Hires

    February 5, 2015

    Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today the appointment of two senior hires: Tom Parker joins the firm as Senior Vice President, Global Products and Bob Huff rejoins Kroll as Managing Director, Business Development.

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  43. Jan 28

    Kroll strengthens leadership team with senior appointments

    January 28, 2015

    John Loveland joins firm as Chief Innovation Officer; Ken Roche joins firm as Chief Financial Officer; Lee Kirschbaum named President of Compliance Business

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  44. Nov 12

    Kroll Appoints New Managing Director to Head Up Financial Investigations Team in Dubai

    November 12, 2014

    DUBAI / LONDON — Kroll, the global investigations firm, has announced the appointment of John Tudorovic as managing director and head of its financial investigations team in Dubai. Based in Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), John and his team will support clients across the Middle East region.

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  45. Aug 14

    Kroll Accelerates Growth within the Compliance Market with Appointment of Three Key Senior Hires

    August 14, 2014

    NEW YORK — Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today the appointment of three senior hires to accelerate growth within the compliance market: Kevin Braine joins the firm as Managing Director, Head of EMEA; Steven Bock was appointed Vice President, Operations and Process Excellence; and John Arvanitis has joined as an Associate Managing Director for the Compliance Practice.

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  46. Jun 03

    Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Michael Quinn, Joins Kroll as an Associate Managing Director in the Firm's Cyber Investigations Practice

    June 3, 2014

    NEW YORK — Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today that Michael Quinn, former Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has joined the firm as an Associate Managing Director in the Cyber Investigations Practice.

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  47. May 20

    New Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report Finds Most Compliance Officers Play Little Role in Cyber Security

    May 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Seventy-five percent of compliance officers are not involved in managing cyber security risk according to a new report from Kroll and Compliance Week. In a survey of senior-level compliance professionals, nearly 44 percent of respondents also said the chief compliance officer (CCO) is only responsible for privacy compliance and breach disclosure after an incident, but has no role in addressing cyber security risks before one.

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  48. Apr 01

    Kroll Named Best Global Risk and Investigations Consultant by the 2014 Best of the National Law Journal Readers Survey

    April 1, 2014

    Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, has been voted “Best Global Risk and Investigations Consultant,” in the Third Annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings. Top honors were determined by 6,500 National Law Journal readers who voted for the best legal vendors and law schools. This year’s ranking marks the third year that Kroll has been recognized as number one in an investigations category.

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  49. Mar 27

    FleishmanHillard & Kroll Launch Data Breach Risk-Mitigation Service

    March 27, 2014

    NEW YORK — Strategic communications firm FleishmanHillard and risk management firm Kroll Inc. today announced the formation of a strategic alliance that combines their respective areas of expertise to deliver client services focused on cybersecurity and data breach risk mitigation. Kroll’s role in the alliance will focus on enterprise network security and threat detection, incident investigation and response, and notification of consumers impacted by a breach. FleishmanHillard will provide strategic communications, crisis management and reputation recovery services.

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  50. Feb 24

    Kroll Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Emanuele A. Conti

    February 24, 2014

    NEW YORK — Kroll, Inc. announced today the appointment of Emanuele “Manny” A. Conti as its Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1. Kroll is a leading global provider of investigations, compliance and risk management services, cyber security solutions, ediscovery services, and data and information services. Providence Equity Partners is the majority owner of Kroll.

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  51. Jan 09

    Whistleblowing on the Rise

    January 9, 2014

    LONDON — Whistleblowing cases reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have increased by 35 per cent in the past 12 months, according to new information1 obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by Kroll, the global investigations firm.

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  52. Dec 10

    Kroll Announces that Gary Arrick has Joined the Firm as a Managing Director

    December 10, 2013

    NEW YORK — Kroll the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions announced today that Gary Arrick has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in the New York office. In his new role, Arrick will lead assignments in complex financial investigations, forensic accounting, litigation consulting and compliance matters.

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  53. Dec 03

    Kroll Releases Its 2014 Cyber Security Forecast

    December 3, 2013

    NEW YORK, NY — Experts predict that heightened expectations among consumers, advocates and regulators will require organizations to step up cyber measures in the year ahead.

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  54. Apr 04

    New Kroll Risk Assessment Tool Helps Healthcare Business Associates & Subcontractors Address HIPAA Final Rule Compliance

    April 4, 2013

    Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response, today announced the release of its Business Associate HIPAA Self Risk Assessment (BA HSRA). Kroll’s self-guided assessment is based upon HIPAA provisions, security best practices, and guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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  55. Feb 26

    Kroll Releases White Paper That Argues Chinese Hacking may be the Least of Corporate Cyber Security Worries

    February 26, 2013

    Today, global investigations firm Kroll Advisory Solutions released a new whitepaper warning that U.S. corporations should not let recent Chinese hacking headlines distract them from the larger threat to corporate trade secrets and proprietary data: corporate insiders.

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  56. Dec 20

    Kroll Advisory Solutions Releases 2013 Cyber Security Forecast

    December 20, 2012

    NASHVILLE, TN — Global investigations firm Kroll Advisory Solutions today released its 2013 Cyber Security Forecast, highlighting the most unexpected cyber issues organizations will confront in the year ahead and best practices for addressing them.

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