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Kroll Names Managing Director Benedetto Demonte North America Leader for Cyber Security and Investigations Practice
Monday, February 05, 2018

Former Senior Forensics Examiner and Assistant Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation Regional Forensic Laboratory Helps Ensure Clients Benefit from Kroll's Global Cyber Security Services

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroll ("the Company"), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Managing Director Benedetto Demonte as North America Leader for Kroll's Cyber Security and Investigations Practice. In his expanded role as a member of Kroll's Global Cyber Security leadership team, Demonte will help ensure that clients benefit from seamless cyber security services in a world where cyber challenges can span the globe.

"Ben brings to each engagement a unique blend of exceptional technical expertise, a deep commitment to our clients, and the ability to forge highly productive working relationships both inside and outside of Kroll," said Jason Smolanoff, Senior Managing Director and Global Cyber Security Practice Leader for Kroll. "Ben's appointment as North America Cyber Leader, joining APAC Cyber Leader Paul Jackson and EMEA Cyber Leader Andrew Beckett, underscores Kroll's holistic and global approach to helping our clients address complex cyber challenges, wherever and whenever they arise."

As a Managing Director, Demonte serves clients on a daily basis with integrated services encompassing information security, cyber investigations, computer forensics, business continuity, disaster recovery, incident response, IT audit, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments. Demonte leads the North America team of cyber investigators and digital forensic specialists in investigating client issues relating to large-scale information security reviews, data breach incident response, insider threats, investigations of computer security events, internet fraud, identity theft, and theft of intellectual property.

Demonte joined Kroll in 2012 after a distinguished career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation that spanned over two decades. During his career in the FBI, he served as a Senior Forensics Examiner and Assistant Director of the FBI's Regional Forensic Laboratory in New Jersey, where he managed a staff of more than 25 examiners. He also led a variety of complex cyber investigations, including technical analysis for national security, network intrusions, insider attacks, malware infections, internet fraud, child sexual exploitation, and theft of intellectual property.

Demonte is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Holy Family University, and holds the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE); and Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).

About Kroll:
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 40 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security and data and information management services. Headquartered in New York with more than 35 offices in 20 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of nearly 1,000 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies and individuals. For more information visit www.kroll.com.

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Media Contact:
Infinite Global
Ada Oni-Eseleh
646-685-8075
AdaOE@infiniteglobal.com

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