Thomas Brittain Joins Kroll’s Cyber Risk Practice, Expanding Incident Response Capabilities

New York – Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, the global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, today announced that Thomas Brittain has joined the firm as an associate managing director in the Cyber Risk practice, based in St. Louis. Brittain has over 14 years of information security experience advising organizations on secure configurations, risk reduction, incident response and tackling tough security challenges.

Brittain joins Kroll from Carbon Black where he was senior manager and co-creator of the firm’s global incident response partner program, growing the program to include over 75 active firms and advising them on threat hunting and security strategy. Prior to Carbon Black, Brittain held positions with the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, including as a cyber security engineer for Scope EDGE, the Air Force’s premier security and vulnerability assessment team. He also has experience serving as an information and cyber security specialist for the aerospace industry and the Air National Guard. 

Ben Demonte, Managing Director and North America Cyber Risk practice leader, said, “With the volume and sophistication of threats growing exponentially, organizations need expert support to prepare, respond, recover, and restore should an incident occur. At Kroll, we pride ourselves in our end-to-end cyber security capabilities and having someone of Thomas’ caliber join the team to support clients with incident response and security is critical to us continuing to deliver the highest quality solutions.”

Brittain’s experience ranges from incident response and security assessments to building and leading security programs. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and a GIAC Certified Incident Handler. Brittain is also an active member of the Air National Guard, where his work includes system administration, network defense and digital network intelligence.

About Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 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. For more information, visit

Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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