Benjamin Mahar



Associate Managing Director

Benjamin Mahar is a associate managing director in the Cyber Risk practice, based in Canada.

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Benjamin leverages more than 16 years as a security expert, assisting in the government, retail, energy and technology sectors, with a notable emphasis on red team operations, 5G and advanced RF systems, industrial control systems and cyber threat intelligence.

Prior to the acquisition of Security Compass Advisory (SCA) by Kroll in December 2021, Benjamin served as Director of Red Team and OT at SCA. Before that, he was a manager of cyber threat intelligence at Deloitte, Canada. He also served as a communications engineering officer with the Canadian Air Force, specializing in satellite systems and cyber operations, for which he was awarded the Chief of Defence Staff Commendation medal. He has also featured in Maple Leaf magazine for driving innovation within the Department of National Defence.

Benjamin received a degree in engineering science from the University of Toronto. He also holds a certification in CISSP from (ISC)2.

Cyber Risk

Incident response, digital forensics, breach notification, managed detection services, penetration testing, cyber assessments and advisory.

Threat Exposure and Validation

Proactively identify your highest-risk exposures and address key gaps in your security posture. As the No. 1 Incident Response provider, Kroll leverages frontline intelligence from 3000+ IR cases a year with adversary intel from deep and dark web sources to discover unknown exposures and validate defenses.

Cyber Governance and Strategy

Manage cyber risk and information security governance issues with Kroll’s defensible cyber security strategy framework.

Penetration Testing Services

Validate your cyber defenses against real-world threats. Kroll’s world-class penetration testing services bring together front-line threat intelligence, thousands of hours of cyber security assessments completed each year and a team of certified cyber experts — the foundation for our sophisticated and scalable approach.

Cloud Security Services

Kroll’s multi-layered approach to cloud security consulting services merges our industry-leading team of AWS and Azure-certified architects, cloud security experts and unrivalled incident expertise.

Cyber Risk Assessments

Kroll's cyber risk assessments deliver actionable recommendations to improve security, using industry best practices & the best technology available.

Cyber Risk Retainer

Kroll delivers more than a typical incident response retainer—secure a true cyber risk retainer with elite digital forensics and incident response capabilities and maximum flexibility for proactive and notification services.