|By Business Wire||
|August 13, 2014 07:55 AM EDT||
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced the launch of Huron Legal’s Cyber Security Incident Response offering to help companies that have experienced network data breaches. Huron Legal immediately assists in the incident investigation, identifies compromised data and aids in remediation steps.
“Data breach concerns have intensified for companies in recent months,” said Bob Rowe, executive vice president, Huron Legal. “Threats stem from both internal and external sources. Perpetrators are using constantly evolving and complex methods to breach systems. Our experts can provide immediate incidence response, along with digital forensics, to help clients identify compromised data and develop plans to resolve the situation quickly and effectively.”
When data breaches occur, Huron Legal responds on site within 24 hours to assess the scope of damage and locate points of entry to determine the source of the attack. Huron Legal effectively collaborates with law enforcement to supplement investigations, and goes further to assess financial and reputational damage by developing action plans to mitigate both. Once breaches are remedied, Huron Legal works with its clients to develop incident response plans to reduce the risk of future attacks.
“Our team has experience working side by side with corporations and government agencies during these investigations,” said Chris Salsberry, senior director, Huron Legal. “We work not only on identification and remediation, but also on damage assessment and, if necessary, interface with companies as they prepare to brief their board of directors on these matters.”
In addition to the Cyber Security offering, Huron Legal’s Digital Forensics services also include: Data Management; Data Security Assessment; and Incident Response Plan Development and Assessment.
About Huron Legal
Huron Legal provides advisory and business services to assist law departments and law firms to enhance organizational effectiveness and reduce legal spend. Huron Legal advises on and implements strategy, organizational design and development, outside counsel management, operational efficiency, and discovery solutions, and provides services relating to the management of matters, contracts, documents, records, digital evidence and e-discovery. Huron Legal is not a law firm; it does not offer, and is not authorized to provide, legal advice or counseling in any jurisdiction. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/legal or follow us on Twitter: @HuronLegal.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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