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RubinBrown Launches New Cyber Security Advisory Services

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New cyber security advisory national practice led by information security expert, Rob Rudloff.
March 23, 2015
RubinBrown today announced the formation of a new Cyber Security Advisory Services group. Additionally, the national accounting and business consulting firm added Rob Rudloff, CISSP, ISSMP, MBA, to lead the group. (A photo of Rudloff is available here). John Herber, CPA, managing partner, made the announcement.

“In today’s technology-driven world, all organizations, no matter the industry, size or location, are susceptible to a cyber security breach. We recognize the growing need for cyber security assistance for our clients as their services and organizations continue to expand and interact within the digital space,” said Rudloff. “RubinBrown provides cyber security advisory services to all four of our offices, serving clients nationwide.”

The Cyber Security Advisory Services team performs services in four key areas, security advisory services, such as high-level health checks to CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) on-call services; technical security services, including vulnerability and penetration testing; breach response planning, such as plan development and vendor validation; SOC 2 (Service Organization Control reporting), which includes auditing security and reporting.

RubinBrown’s team of security and IT professionals average 20 years of experience in the industry, performing assessments and advisory services across a broad range of compliance, best practice, and internationally recognized standards.

Rudloff, located in the Denver office, leads the Cyber Security Advisory Services team. Audrey Katcher, CPA, CISA, a longtime partner at RubinBrown, also serves as practice lead for the group.

Rudloff specializes in application and network security vulnerability and penetration testing, security policy and procedure support, security posture reviews, mitigation support and architecture development. After beginning his career with the U. S. Air Force, Rudloff served at the Pentagon and National Security Agency (NSA) before transitioning into an information security-consulting career with a Big 4 firm.

Most recently, he served as the chief information security officer for University of Denver. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Rudloff is a member of the Information Systems Security Association, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium and InfraGard. Beyond his technical background, Rob is an MBA and regularly presents to executive management teams and boards.

Audrey Katcher assists with the SOC2 reporting services, as well as IT risk assessment.  Katcher serves on the Trust Information Integrity Task Force of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  A graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis, Katcher was named one of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Women to Watch in 2010.

RubinBrown is one of the nation’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, with 500 team members working from offices in Denver, Kansas City and St. Louis, including a satellite office in St. Louis’ CORTEX Innovation District. Founded in 1952, the firm’s team members establish best practices within specific industry segments and work to serve the community both inside and outside the workplace. Our mission is to help clients build and protect value, while at all times honoring the responsibility to serve the public interest. RubinBrown is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a high-quality, dedicated network of 154 independent firms in 133 countries. For more information, visit www.rubinbrown.com.

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