New York, NY-March 5, 2014 – After working closely together for many years, Guidepost Solutions LLC, a global investigations, compliance and security firm, and Kivu Consulting, Inc., a San Francisco-based cyber forensics company, have entered into a strategic relationship. The partnership provides each firm with seamless access to each other’s unique service offerings, combining industry-leading computer forensics and cyber response services with the highly respected security, investigative, compliance and monitoring services of Guidepost Solutions.
Guidepost Solutions and Kivu Consulting announced the partnership in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s 28th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime which is being held in Miami Beach, Florida. The conference attracts more than 1,100 white collar crime and investigation professionals including leading federal and state judges and prosecutors, law enforcement officials, attorneys and in-house counsel.
“Guidepost has always had a strong focus on cyber security and our deepened relationship with this highly specialized group can significantly help us meet the dynamic needs of our clients with cost-effective solutions,” stated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Guidepost Solutions Bart M. Schwartz. “Kivu’s cyber expertise greatly complements our established brand of solutions with new cyber risk services and the ability to respond to specific cyber cases.”
“Guidepost Solutions and Kivu Consulting share the same strategic vision. Guidepost’s depth of services will augment Kivu’s nationally recognized excellence in computer forensics and data breach response to ensure our clients receive the greatest level of support,” stated Managing Director of Kivu Consulting Winston Krone. Kivu Consulting will expand its geographic presence and operate its services from Guidepost’s national offices.
# # #