The Chertoff Group Receives 2018 Infosec Award


Chad Sweet, Chertoff Group co-founder

The Chertoff Group has been named a 2018 Infosec Award winner by Cyber Defense Magazine, earning the recognition for its risk management consulting.

Cyber Defense Magazine chose The Chertoff Group as a “2018 Hot Company” in the “Risk Management” category for its security risk management consulting methodology.

The Chertoff Group’s risk management methodology aims to help organizations assess, mitigate and monitor physical and cybersecurity risks to their people, facilities, technology assets and business operations. The approach is designed to be modular and flexible, tailored to client’s specific cyber risks, the company said.

“We are honored to be selected as a 2018 Infosec Award recipient among a talented group of leading security firms,” Chertoff Group co-founder and CEO Chad Sweet said. “This award further highlights The Chertoff Group’s ongoing commitment to helping clients embrace the changing nature of risk by strengthening security for critical business assets, building competitive advantage with security as a business enabler and contributing as a thought leader to help inform and build consensus toward sound public policy.”

The Chertoff Group’s risk management methodology received SAFETY Act designation by the Homeland Security Department in 2017, and is one of the only professional services companies to have achieved SAFETY Act designation across all industries for its methodology, The Chertoff Group said.  The Chertoff Group provides comprehensive security assessment, risk management strategy development and ongoing monitoring services.

“With cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, reaching over $600B in theft and damages last year, we are proud to select The Chertoff Group as an award-winning innovator, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,”  Cyber Defense Magazine Editor-in-Chief Pierlugi Paganini said.

The 2018 Infosec Awards aim to honor leading information security companies from around the world, companies that help businesses and government agencies comply with regulations, stop cybercriminals, hackers, hacktivists, cyberterrorists and threats against critical infrastructure. The magazine considered 3,000 information security companies globally in deciding the 2018 awards.

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