Cybersecurity

Prevent, detect, pursue, and mitigate.

As the complexity of enterprise information systems continues to evolve so must prevention, discovery, response, and resilience strategies for cybersecurity and data-breach incidents. Our specialized team – with combined backgrounds in incident response, cyber threat pursuit, law enforcement, counterintelligence, operational continuity, crisis recovery, and system security consulting – works with clients across various industries to fortify processes and infrastructures to manage cybersecurity issues; countering data-governance failings to mitigate critical weaknesses; investigating cybersecurity incidents; providing incident response, crisis management, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans and strategies.

Our Solutions

Incident Response

Ankura professionals have the in-depth experience to remediate the issue and inform critical decision-making for stakeholders.

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Cyber Investigations

We draw on our collective private sector and law enforcement expertise and conduct cyber investigations in a professional and legally defensible manner.

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Compromise Detection

Ankura provides the client with an advantage by providing an evaluation of the ecosystem to identify security issues through the utilization of experienced, highly skilled incident responders.

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Response Preparedness

Ankura’s cyber experts have deep experience in leading cyber incident response teams, plan development, and forensic investigations, and assessing information security policies.

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Data Governance and Compliance

Ankura has developed a unique, simplified, and consolidated approach that empowers entities of all shapes and sizes to maintain a healthy data ecosystem and enables better data oversight, compliance, utilization, and protection simultaneously.

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Compliance Advisory and Assurance

We provide expert independent assessments of clients’ compliance with, and audit readiness for, many of the most pervasive standards and regulations in key industries, as well as practical, no-nonsense roadmaps toward compliance validation and certification.

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Vulnerability Testing and Remediation

We help our clients come to appreciate the risks to their information systems and the vulnerabilities resident in their information security environments by running comprehensive technical tests that demonstrate the security “cracks in the armor.”

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Cybersecurity Strategy, Policy, and Maturity

It is fundamental in today’s cyber-risk climate that executives and board members tasked with information security and oversight responsibilities come to expect an unvarnished level of insight into the level of maturity of their organizations and a strategy to combat cyber-threats.

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Operational Risk and Crisis Management

Ankura helps our clients get an independent perspective of their operational risk, their capacity to be genuinely prepared on an all-hazards basis, and the effectiveness and sufficiency of their crisis planning efforts.

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Our Solutions Leverage the Expertise of:

Advanced Human Capital™

Cybersecurity is an infrastructure issue, but it is a behavioral issue as well. Cybersecurity is about behavioral standards and norms; thus, it is fundamentally about organizational culture. Culture signals to employees, through a myriad of policies, processes, protocols, and management, “What behaviors are required to remain part of and thrive in this organization?” No cybersecurity agenda can be sustained until it is rooted in culture. Ankura’s Diialog™ organizational culture system makes it easier than ever before to measure and monitor your culture.

Analytics & Data Optimization

Analytics provide an additional level of insight into a cyber-related event by focusing on the relevance and use of compromised data.

Compliance & Ethics

Inadequate cybersecurity is one of the biggest risks to organizations and their operations and enterprises must ensure that their personnel are adequately trained on cybersecurity matters. Our team of compliance and ethics professionals helps clients incorporate training, policies, and processes into their compliance and ethics programs to prevent and detect cybersecurity incidents.

eDiscovery

We provide the technology and workflow solutions to assist our cybersecurity experts identify fact patterns within email, chat, and business documents to support cyber incident response investigations and cybersecurity compliance initiatives.

Geopolitical Intelligence

Malign actors are increasingly using cyber warfare as a tool to achieve political and economic objectives in both the private and public spheres. Ankura’s geopolitical team dissects the drivers motivating adversaries and identifies steps organizations could take to protect their interests.

Investigations

We perform forensic and financial investigative procedures surrounding the impacts of a cybersecurity breach on financial reporting and accounting systems.

Technology Optimization

Technology and software are fundamental tools in building and protecting enterprise value. Our team of professionals helps bridge the gap between technical and business requirements to develop or enhance an organization’s technology strategy.

White Collar & Securities

We assist in performing forensic and financial investigative procedures surrounding the impacts of a cybersecurity breach on financial reporting and accounting systems.