Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Kroll Selected Best Cyber Security Consultancy

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

Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions, today announced that the recently released “2016 Best of the National Law Journal” report names Kroll Best Cyber Security Consultancy. Kroll is the first Cyber Security practice to receive this prestigious designation. In the 2016 Survey, Kroll was also the winner in the Litigation Dispute Advisory Services category. 2016 marks the fifth straight year since the Survey’s inception in 2012 that Kroll has been selected as a winner or finalist in at least two or more categories.

The National Law Journal’s Fifth Annual Best of Reader Choice issued top honors in 83 categories. Winners and finalists were determined by 7,700 National Law Journal readers, including private practitioners, judges, corporate lawyers, government attorneys and other members of the legal community, who voted for the best legal vendors and law schools.

“In today’s business environment where complex cyber assaults are a daily occurrence, we are honored that the Journal’s readers have identified Kroll as a trusted partner to address the cyber concerns of the legal community and its clients,” said Timothy P. Ryan, Managing Director and Practice Leader for Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice. “It reinforces Kroll’s reputation over the last four decades as an innovative problem-solver that responds to each client’s situation with extraordinary care, applying technical expertise to analyze data, evaluate risk, and provide solutions that stand the test of legal scrutiny.”

Kroll’s Cyber Risk and Business Intelligence and Investigations practice is international in scope and has continued to expand under Ryan’s leadership to meet the growth and sophistication of threats from cyber adversaries. Areas of focus for legal practitioners and their clients include threat assessment monitoring, information security and vulnerability assessments, incident response, data breach analysis, business continuity, disaster recovery, and computer forensics. Practitioners, including Ryan, have expert credentials and diverse perspectives on cyber challenges, having served in elite cyber, technology, and legal units in the public and private sector, including among others, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Secret Service, the Department of Homeland Security, NASA, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, Visa Inc., Verizon, and Ameritrade.

“Because clients increasingly rely primarily on their legal counsel for guidance on cyber-related matters, we are committed to promoting dialogue within the legal community on cyber issues,” adds Ryan. “Kroll is proud to be the lead sponsor for the Incident Response Forum 2016, being held in Washington, D.C. on March 31, that is geared specifically for legal and compliance professionals.”

The NLJ top ranking is only the latest third-party recognition for the Kroll Cyber Security team. Last year, Kroll was named a Leader in the Forrester WaveTM: Customer Data Breach Notification and Response Services, Q3 2015 report for its strengths in current offerings, strategic approach, and ability to support megasize customer data breaches. Also in 2015, Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection, and response, named Kroll Incident Response global partner of the year.

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.

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