Courtney Dayter



Associate Managing Director

Courtney Dayter is an associate managing director in the Cyber Risk practice, based in Secaucus.

Courtney leverages more than six years of experience in assisting clients with cyber investigations, specializing in forensics and incident response. She has investigated client issues relating to computer security events, internet fraud, identity theft and intellectual property misappropriation. Additionally, Courtney has been involved in engagements that focused on data breach incident response for both global and smaller boutique clients, large-scale information security reviews, and privacy and information.

In the course of the investigations and reviews, Courtney has managed numerous incident response engagements and has performed countless digital evidence examinations for clients across diverse industries. Her cases involved issues such as ransomware, business email compromise, insider theft, credit card breaches and advanced persistent threats. Courtney is particularly skilled in managing cyber incident response engagements and supporting clients through the incident response lifecycle.

Courtney’s notable achievements include discovering a new family of point-of-sale (POS) malware, which uses a unique method to exfiltrate consumers’ stolen payment card information, with another colleague in the Kroll Cyber Risk practice. This expertise was featured in SC Media, Threat Brief and Hackbusters, among others. Courtney has also been involved in many speaking engagements. Recently, she spoke on “Keeping Up with Cybersecurity Challenges” at the Kroll Network of Women, 2021.

Courtney holds a B.S. in digital forensics from Chestnut Hill College. She is also a GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA). Additionally, she is an active member of Woman in Cyber.

Cyber Risk

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

Incident Response and Litigation Support

Kroll’s elite security leaders deliver rapid responses for over 3,000 incidents per year and have the resources and expertise to support the entire incident lifecycle.

24x7 Incident Response

Kroll is the largest global IR provider with experienced responders who can handle the entire security incident lifecycle.

Computer Forensics

Kroll's computer forensics experts ensure that no digital evidence is overlooked and assist at any stage of an investigation or litigation, regardless of the number or location of data sources.

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.