HKA expands cyber-focused cooperation with PacketWatch

24 June 2022 2 min. read

Risk and disputes consultancy HKA has expanded its strategic collaboration with Packetwatch, a Scottsdale, AZ-based boutique cybersecurity firm.

The two firms will expand their collaborative efforts in providing quick reaction incident response and crisis management capabilities to business impacted by security incidents – including data breaches, email compromises, and other cyber-related attacks.

"I am excited to expand our relationship with PacketWatch and offer an expert team of incident response and investigations professionals to our clients,” said Michael Corcione, global cybersecurity and privacy risk management lead at HKA. “Supporting organizations throughout an incident, from detection, investigation, and post-incident response analysis is a critical service.”

HKA and Packetwatch have been working together on incident investigations for over a year, supporting clients and their legal counsel during a variety of cyber incidents. The expanded collaboration will further enable the pair of firms to offer complementary and enhanced services.HKA expands cyber-focused cooperation with PacketWatchPacketwatch’s incident response practice provides services across triage and data collection, investigation and containment, remediation, and strategic recommendations. The firm also offers services in cybersecurity strategy and planning, active security, and managed detection and response. Packetwatch has more than 20 employees, according to LinkedIn.

“Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Our partnership with HKA brings clients the expertise, scale, and professionalism necessary to rapidly address these threats on a global basis,” Christopher Krueger, VP of PacketWatch, said.

HKA’s cybersecurity and privacy practice has offerings spanning incident response; risk management, governance, and compliance; third-party and vendor risk management; government contracting compliance; privacy; crypto asset operations advisory and compliance; and training.

Headquartered in London, HKA’s 1,000+ global professionals deliver expert, claims, and advisory services to the capital projects and infrastructure sector, as well as cybersecurity advisory and forensic accounting and commercial damages services for contracts.

The firm has 17 offices in the US and more than 40 global locations.