Member News — Grassi & Co. Introduces Cyber and Information Security Practice (CIS)
April 9th, 2018
Grassi & Co. is proud to announce that we will be offering additional consulting services through our new Cyber and Information Security Practice, which will be spearheaded by Karl Kispert.
Appearing in the news regarding a security breach of company data is a fear that is increasingly real for so many company owners. Grassi & Co.’s Cyber and Information Security Practice provides needed peace of mind by helping clients understand risk profiles, recognize potential threats, determine risk tolerance and create a cyber and information security roadmap and program. The professionals of CIS will assist in three very important areas: Strategy, Implementation & Remediation, and Support and will design a program that’s custom-tailored to clients’ needs.
Karl Kispert, Principal of CIS, has over 28 years of experience in selling, managing and delivering information risk management, internal audit, regulatory and compliance programs, and information security and technology risk management projects across many industry verticals for both domestic and international clients. Karl, a former Chief Information Security Officer, has helped design and sustain strong information and cybersecurity programs for many of the nation’s most critical decision makers.
“In keeping with our commitment as success consultants, we understand the growing need company owners have to secure their data, and the data of their clients and customers,“ said Louis C. Grassi, CEO of Grassi & Co.. “By adding this new service line, and bringing someone with Karl’s expertise to the firm, we can service yet another important aspect of our clients’ and prospects’ businesses, ensuring their continued success.”
Services will include full security programs, compliance, 3rd party vendor risk assessment, threat management, and managed security services. Karl and his team will be based out of the NYC office and are available to service clients throughout the US and internationally.
“I am excited to be joining such a distinguished team and look forward to serving current and new clients,” said Kispert. “The CIS services we offer will allow all size organizations the ability to enhance and strengthen their current cyber and information security program.”