Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Duff & Phelps Enhances Cybersecurity Practice

Integrated Approach Helps Firms Identify Risk, Prevent Attacks and Recover From Compromises

NEW YORK - Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced the launch of new cybersecurity services that assist financial services companies in identifying and reducing cybersecurity risk. With Duff & Phelps enhanced service offering, the firm is now unique in its ability to manage cybersecurity risk at every stage of preparedness: identifying vulnerabilities and readiness through a comprehensive gap analysis; implementing best practices to avoid compromise; and recovering from cybersecurity attacks. The firm’s cybersecurity efforts are led by Managing Directors Jason Elmer and Brian Lozada, who joined Duff & Phelps Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice last month.

“Cybersecurity failures represent a tangible threat to a firm’s value,” stated Julian Korek, Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice leader. “Investors are increasingly focused on cybersecurity preparedness, and global regulators have communicated that cybersecurity will be an examination priority in the year ahead. In helping the financial services industry face cybersecurity challenges, we leverage our proven compliance and regulatory consulting, valuation, and dispute and investigation capabilities.”

Mr. Elmer possesses more than fifteen years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently serving as Partner and Global Director of Business Development at one of the largest private cloud providers to the hedge fund and private equity marketplace. Mr. Lozada previously served as Chief Information Security Officer for the same private cloud provider. He has also held several global security leadership roles within multiple Fortune 500 organizations.

About Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute and legal management consulting, M&A, restructuring, and compliance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world. For more information, visit

M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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