Steve Bergman is a Managing Director with Kroll's Cyber Risk practice, based in the Washington, D.C. office. He leverages more than 20 years of experience leading and securing digital transformation initiatives through executive, C-Suite, and Board engagement. He creates mature cybersecurity programs that align with his customer’s business strategies, ensuring appropriate levels of compliance and risk mitigation while supporting business growth. He has served as the CIO and CISO for two large U.S.-based retail and health services organizations as well as the CEO of a leading consumer data privacy company.
Previously, Bergman served as the General Manager of the Risk and Cybersecurity practice at RSA, leading the firm’s Global Services Advisory business. In this role, he guided teams as they supported clients in investment and M&A activities, conducting cyber diligence for emerging companies and new product lines. He developed and brought RSA’s risk frameworks to market, analytical models that measured cyber maturity through proprietary business risk quantification methods.
Areas of expertise
Supervising and investigating sophisticated computer and network intrusions, Developing and maintaining productive partnerships.
Virtually every area of an organization today is digitally interconnected. No matter where, when or how you need help, Kroll is the cyber security services partner to call first, with industry and technical experts, unique insight and trailblazing technology.
Beyond the risks of accidental loss of sensitive information or malicious actor threats, Kroll experts also look at cyber security through the lens of “unintended consequences.” From system upgrades or a move to the cloud … to applications meant to improve the customer experience … and to integral third-party relationships, one misstep can cascade into cyber attack, wire fraud, ransomware, data breaches and more; not to mention regulatory action, civil litigation and reputational damage. That’s why Kroll’s structured their practice to deliver end-to-end cybersecurity solutions quickly and seamlessly, anywhere in the world.
Kroll experts provide rapid response to more than 3,200 cyber incidents of all types annually. We help countless more clients with litigation support (including expert witness services); managed detection and response services for both active threats and as an integral part of network security; notification solutions, including multilingual call center support; and proactive services, including general and threat-focused risk assessments, response planning, tabletop exercises and more. With years of public and private sector experience and law enforcement service, our cyber security experts can provide invaluable leadership at any point in the cyber risk continuum.
Our experts are able to deliver best-in-class network, endpoint and cloud security through our managed detection and response solution, Kroll Responder. Responder handles every step, with 24x7 managed detection and response services fueled by threat hunting and superior incident response.
Our collaborative team culture ensures you always benefit from the latest threat intelligence, best practices and technological advancements for every challenge, start to finish. Kroll is also a preferred/approved cyber security vendor for more than 50 cyber insurance carriers, including some of the largest underwriters in the world, and offers client-friendly retainers that cover both incident response and proactive services.
As the leading independent provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, Kroll leverages their unique insights, data and technology to help clients stay ahead of complex demands. Kroll’s team of more than 6,500 professionals worldwide continues the firm’s nearly 100-year history of trusted expertise spanning risk, governance, transactions and valuation. Kroll’s advanced solutions and intelligence provide clients the foresight they need to create an enduring competitive advantage. At Kroll, their values define who they are and how they partner with clients and communities.
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