Kivu Consulting, Inc. and Fortalice Solutions, LLC announced a strategic partnership to provide end-to-end cybersecurity services. These world-class organizations will be able to address rising customers’ demands for numerous cybersecurity areas as a result of their collaboration. Fortalice has  knowledge of offensive cybersecurity, security engineering, open-source intelligence, strategic communications, and risk and compliance experience. Kivu brings decades of experience in incident response, digital forensics, breach cleanup, and managed services to the table.

“Now more than ever, clients need cybersecurity firms to offer ‘best-in-class’ abilities across all their urgent needs. As a women-owned business headed by the first female CIO at the White House under George W. Bush, Fortalice’s excellence in handling incidents from triage to remediation perfectly complements Kivu’s reputation as the ‘go-to’ firm for incident response, post-breach remediation, and managed services,” said Chad Holmes, CEO of Kivu Consulting.

Organizations require advanced, distinct skillsets to plan for, respond to, and recover from breaches as bad actors become more sophisticated. Professionals with diversified and highly specialized backgrounds make up the Fortalice and Kivu Consulting teams. “The professionals at Fortalice and Kivu have spent time reimagining how to provide solutions that meet clients exactly where they are in that moment. Our combined teams bring to the industry some of the globe’s leading expert problem-solvers, many of whom have decades of experience”This combination assures our clients have access to a deeper bench of professionals, all at the top of their game, bringing the highest skill levels to all stages of cybersecurity,” said Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions.

Kivu and Fortalice will collaborate to service clients based on their needs as a result of the partnership. Together, the two companies will provide a broad range of services throughout the breach lifecycle.