Nicolas Reys, Partner, Cyber Security and Jackie Day, Partner, Crisis and Security Consulting
After the scramble during the early days of the pandemic, organizations found cloud migration to be one of the most viable strategies to continue their operations. The shift to a hybrid work environment amid geopolitical tensions and social unrest underpin a changing digital threat landscape, given that organizations and threat actors have access to vast amounts of data and cutting-edge technology.
Control Risks, a specialist risk consultancy, helps clients make their organizations secure, compliant, and resilient in an era of ever-evolving risk and connectivity.
“We eliminate the silos existing between corporate risk management and threat intelligence teams. Instead of providing raw data, we offer actionable intelligence whether it’s strategic, operational, or tactical - as well as programmatic support to enable more effective decisions and actions,” says Jacqueline Day, Partner and head of Crisis and Security Consulting for Control Risks in the Americas.
Control Risks has established a team of more than 200 security experts across 34 global offices to offer comprehensive business resilience, operational security risk management services, including physical and cyber security, threat management, behavioral assessments, and executive protection for corporate and non-government entities. The experts draw from over 40 years of experience in risk management and apply it to the context of individual businesses to solve the unique challenges they face. The Control Risks team works closely with their clients across sectors to help them understand and anticipatepotential business risks, develop necessary mitigation plans, and respond and recover when incidents arise.
Control Risks’ threat experts adhere to key intelligence principles, regardless of any specific discipline like physical or cyber security or behavioral analysis, wherein their decisions are underpinned by a robust risk intelligence cycle. It equips the team with the capability to collect, corroborate, and validate data from a multitude of sources and provides context to assess and identify relevant threats.
“Our team is backed by cutting-edge tools and technologies, such as machine learning and predictive analytics to manage a wide array of incidents,” says Nicolas Reys, Partner, and head of Cyber at Control Risks in the Americas.
We eliminate the silos existing between corporate risk management and threat intelligence teams
Control Risks believes that a common thread of uncertainty underlies every business, be it Fortune 100 companies, large multinationals operating across multiple locations, or SMBs. To this end, the company undertakes an outcome-driven approach to its engagements and enables its clients to understand their security posture from the enterprise to the field or site level.
Even during the trying times of the pandemic, Control Risks was able to equip clients with operational business continuity strategies and plans and supply much-needed embedded expertise for organizations that lacked in-house capacity. It worked diligently to ensure that no sensitive data or IP assets were exposed to any online threats. As a result, they could focus on their core business objectives – including transformation and recovery.
As digital technology adoption continues to grow and diversify in organizations, so do the threats and real-world consequences of cyber attacks. Control Risks is helping its clients to prioritize the digital security, integrity and resilience of their people, information and systems, positioning them to fully realize the benefits of digitalization and navigate an evolving threat landscape.