In addition to the seemingly ubiquitous nature of incident response of data breaches, Ankura Consulting also investigates a number of other varieties of cyber issues. Some examples of the types of investigations Ankura has experience with include intellectual property right violations, threats made through the internet, insider threat and/or escalation of privilege, cyber corporate espionage, as well as proactively identifying indicators of compromise. The experience that Ankura Consulting draws from includes consulting in the private sector, as well as working in a law enforcement capacity. Because of this experience, Ankura Consulting’s cyber investigations are conducted in a professional and legally defensible manner.
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Ankura consultants have vast experience responding to cyber-attacks in both US Government service, as well as in the private sector. When responding to cyber-attacks, Ankura will follow legally defensible best practices to analyze the attack vector, identify exfiltration/impact, contain vulnerable systems, and ultimately eradicate the threat.
Leveraging decades of collective expertise in federal law enforcement and consulting services, the Ankura Cyber Team has practically implemented and managed cutting edge forensic environments involving multifaceted and multijurisdictional cyber investigations. Ankura Cyber Team brings to bear practical knowledge and experience in complex data acquisition. The Ankura Cyber Team has overseen matters in scope ranging from the identification and preservation of big data sets to targeted mobile device extractions. Ankura’s evidence authentication process involves precise detailed Chain of Custody documentation and strong cryptographic algorithms. Ankura’s deep analytical expertise in complex data artifacts and file systems provide unmatched abilities to uncover and discern data points of game changing proportion. Ankura’s cyber team has a proven work ethic and collaborative culture that interrelates effectively with clients to achieve end game results.
Ankura Consultants have significant experience testifying about the facts and circumstances associated with cyber incidents. Our cyber experts have testified on numerous criminal and civil cyber cases, including hard drive and network forensic examinations.
Insider Threats & Administrator Reviews
When our clients have had concerns about threats posed from employees and/or third parties with persistent access to your corporate infrastructure – especially when they have administrator rights – Ankura Consulting can analyze user activity of all users on your network. Accountability of user activity can be obtained in a matter of hours after consultation and deployment of sensors across your infrastructure. Through this service, Ankura can verify the trust that you have established with all of your users and third parties that have user-ids to your network.
Cyber Due Diligence
Analyzing information security posture is often an afterthought during mergers and acquisitions or if contemplating adding a business to your investment portfolio. Ankura Consulting can conduct an assessment of the information security posture of these consenting third parties and provide a detailed report noting if they are following best practices for information security, as well as identify if there are indicators of compromise prior to your decision of making a business deal with them.
Third Party Review
Ankura Consulting can assist you with identifying all third parties that have persistent access to your infrastructure and identifying the activities they are conducting on your network. Our services and our technology can provide almost instant visibility into what systems third parties are accessing and what company resources or intellectual property the third parties are accessing.