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Kroll Releases Its 2014 Cyber Security Forecast

Experts predict that heightened expectations among consumers, advocates and regulators will require organizations to step up cyber measures in the year ahead. Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, today released its third annual Cyber Security Forecast, a prediction of the most significant cyber issues organizations will confront in 2014. The latest forecast...


New Kroll Risk Assessment Tool Helps Healthcare Business Associates and Subcontractors Address HIPAA Final Rule Compliance

Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response, today announced the release of its Business Associate HIPAA Self Risk Assessment (BA HSRA). Kroll’s self-guided assessment is based upon HIPAA provisions, security best practices, and guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The HIPAA Final Rule solidifies stringent data privacy and...


Kroll Releases White Paper That Argues Chinese Hacking may be the Least of Corporate Cyber Security Worries

Today, global investigations firm Kroll Advisory Solutions released a new whitepaper warning that U.S. corporations should not let recent Chinese hacking headlines distract them from the larger threat to corporate trade secrets and proprietary data: corporate insiders. “The Insider Threat: Why Chinese Hacking May Be the Least of Corporate Worries” by managing director and Cyber Investigations...


Kroll Advisory Solutions Releases 2013 Cyber Security Forecast

Global investigations firm Kroll Advisory Solutions today released its 2013 Cyber Security Forecast, highlighting the most unexpected cyber issues organizations will confront in the year ahead and best practices for addressing them. “Unless the Mayans are right, 2012 will end and 2013 will begin anew, and organizations across all industries will still be responsible for ensuring their data...


Healthcare Industry’s Prioritization of Compliance Over Data Security Puts Patient Data at Risk, says New Study from Kroll Advisory Solutions

Nearly 16 years after the enactment of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – the first of many regulations and guidelines governing data security in the healthcare industry – a new report suggests that an increased focus on compliance has not resulted in increased security. The 2012 HIMSS Analytics Report: Security of Patient Data, the third installment of Kroll’s...


As Government Cracks Down on Identity Theft, Kroll Offers Taxpayers Simple Ways to Reduce Risk in 2012

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a press release describing the combined efforts of the IRS, Justice Department, and local U.S. Attorney’s offices to crack down on identity theft. A nationwide sweep for suspected perpetrators was conducted during the last week of January, targeting 105 individuals in 23 states, which resulted in 939 criminal charges. Additionally, compliance...


Kroll Announces Top Ten Cyber Security Trends for 2012

The Cyber Security and Information Assurance Division of Kroll Inc., today released its annual security forecast, highlighting key areas of risk and trends that will impact how organizations and governments combat and respond to cyber threats. “The events of 2011 suggest that the cyber security landscape will find public and private organizations are still on unsteady footing,” said Karen...


Schuler to speak at Third Annual IAAR Conference

Kroll’s Karen Schuler to speak at Third Annual IAAR Conference: Winning the Endgame of Financial Crime Karen Schuler, Certified Fraud Examiner and practice leader of Kroll’s Cyber Security & Information Assurance business has been selected to speak at the International Association for Asset Recovery (IAAR) Third Annual Conference, Winning the Endgame of Financial Crime, Nov. 17-18 at the...


Kroll names Deena Coffman as Senior Managing Director, Information Security, Forensics and Data Breach

Kroll Inc., the world’s leading risk consulting company, has appointed Deena Coffman as senior managing director in its Information Security, Forensics and Data Breach practice. She will be based at Kroll’s headquarters in New York City and will focus on expanding the data analytics capabilities of the division. As senior managing director, Ms. Coffman will ensure that client engagements in...