KPMG Cited As A Leader For Information Security Consulting Services By Independent Research Firm

Feb 21, 2013, 08:00 ET from KPMG LLP

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG's Information Security Consulting Services capability was named a "Leader" in the Forrester Research, Inc. report, The Forrester Wave: Information Security Consulting Services, Q1 2013, which evaluated 10 firms.  The companies categorized as Leaders in Forrester's 42-criteria evaluation "demonstrated tenacious client focus, deep technical expertise, wide breadth of services, and substantial global reach."

KPMG was specifically recognized in the report for the firm's "personality and a strong focus on customer advancement."  It also cited "KPMG's razor-sharp focus on delivering both competitive advantage and value to customers, and an appetite to take on the toughest consultancy tasks (often taken over from competitors)."  The report went on to say that the firm "continues to offer best-in-class services for strategy, design, and assessment of information risk governance as well as threat and vulnerability management."

Malcolm Marshall, KPMG's Global Leader for Information Protection, noted that he felt the report's findings reflect the experience of 1,600 security and risk professionals in KPMG International's member firms, their teamwork and strategic thinking.  "KPMG's Information Security Consulting Services team provides cutting-edge solutions to our clients," he said.

Greg Bell, a principal with the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP and U.S. Leader for Information Protection, added, "KPMG firms have a history of tackling some of the most complex initiatives in a variety of multi-national organizations, as well as providing basic information security services to the growing middle-market organization. By continuing to offer our clients comprehensive, best-in-class services, we remain at the forefront of the information security industry."  

About KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.  We operate in 152 countries and have 145,000 people working in member firms around the world.  The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity.  Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

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