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

November 19, 2015

NEW YORK – 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. The award was presented at the Bit9 + Carbon Black inaugural Partner Xchange held on October 19, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“I want to congratulate Kroll for earning our Incident Response global partner of the year award and for playing a vital role helping us achieve record growth,” said Tom Barsi, vice president, business development for Bit9 + Carbon Black. “The combination of Kroll’s in-depth incident response expertise and Bit9 + Carbon Black’s industry-leading endpoint detection and response platform has proven to be a compelling value proposition for customers.”

Kroll joined the “Bit9 + Carbon Black Connect” Alliance Program as an incident response partner in August 2014. As a Connect IR partner, Kroll uses the Carbon Black solution to help enterprise customers remediate cyber attacks and breaches. When a client experiences an attack, the Kroll team uses Carbon Black to pinpoint each endpoint and server on which malware has landed and reveal the entire “kill chain” of the attack, ultimately enabling Kroll to move rapidly to contain attacks and accelerate remediation efforts.

In accepting the award, Kroll Cyber Investigations Practice Leader Timothy P. Ryan said, “Kroll is proud and grateful to receive this award from Bit9 + Carbon Black, who are at the cutting-edge of enterprise cybersecurity. Kroll’s deployment of the Bit9 + Carbon Black toolset in many of our investigations has provided levels of security assurance and cost savings to our clients that are unparalleled.”

Kroll is recognized as an industry leader for its seamless end-to-end capabilities, extending from proactive assessment and intrusion testing to data breach notification and identity theft monitoring. With its incident response services, Kroll leverages a global network of certified security and forensic experts to respond quickly to security incidents, whether the incident is the result of a malicious attack or internal security issues. Able to be onsite within hours, Kroll’s response team quickly helps an organization contain a breach and determine the next steps.

About Kroll
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 40 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security and data and information management services. Headquartered in New York with more than 50 offices across nearly 30 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of over 2,000 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies and individuals. For more information visit www.kroll.com.

About Bit9 + Carbon Black
Bit9 + Carbon Black offers the most complete solution against the advanced threats that target your organization’s endpoints and servers. This makes it easier for you to see—and immediately stop—those threats.

Carbon Black’s lightweight endpoint sensor, which can be rapidly deployed with no configuration to enable detection and response in seconds, combined with Bit9’s industry-leading prevention technology, delivers four key benefits:

  • Continuous, real-time visibility into what’s happening on every computer
  • Real-time threat detection, without relying on signatures
  • Instant response by seeing the full “kill chain” of any attack
  • Prevention that is proactive and customizable

Thousands of organizations worldwide—from 25 Fortune 100 companies to small businesses—use Bit9 + Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance. Leading managed security service providers (MSSP) and incident response (IR) companies have made Bit9 + Carbon Black a core component of their detection and response services. With Bit9 + Carbon Black, you can arm your endpoints against advanced threats. For more information, visit www.bit9.com.

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