WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced today, global management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney sponsors the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) at American University in Washington, D.C. to help promote good governance in cybersecurity research and education.
KCGC was created to promote good governance in the preparation for, prevention and detection of, and response to cybersecurity breaches. A.T. Kearney's sponsorship will support the KCGC's cybersecurity research and educational programs.
"Mitigating cybersecurity risk across the enterprise requires a new level of innovative strategy, diligence and expertise," said Howard Steinman, Partner, A.T. Kearney. "We are excited to join the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center at American University as a partner in its efforts to unify industry and government leaders in exploring cutting edge solutions for this dynamic, ever evolving space."
KCGC focuses on management, leadership and governance issues faced by corporate board members, C-level executives and IT leadership. It conducts collaborative, objective, multidisciplinary research related to cybersecurity governance and enterprise cyber risk management across business, legal, public and policy disciplines.
"Partnering with one of the top management consulting firms is an important step for the Center," said William DeLone, co-executive director, Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center. "A.T. Kearney adds important depth across a broad-range of strategic issues. We share a strong desire to identify and share best practices in cybersecurity governance."
A.T. Kearney combines commercial and public-sector expertise to address their client's most challenging issues. Among them they work with Corporate Boards and their executive teams to clarify their distinct roles in the governance and oversight of the organization's management of cyber risk.
"A.T. Kearney's real-world experience is critical to the sort of research we are engaged in at KCGC," said Dr. Richard Schroth, co-executive director, KCGC. "With their support we will reach our goal of helping corporate leaders understand the standards necessary to steer their companies during an ongoing period of significant change."
About American University
American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation's capital and around the world. The Kogod School of Business has been a leader in the D.C. business community for 60 years and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for a business school worldwide.
About A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world's foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues.
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