KPMG named as a leader with “personality and a strong focus on customer advancement" in information security consulting services.
KPMG has been named as a leader by Forrester Research for information security consulting services in the February 2013 report, “The Forrester Wave™: Information Security Consulting Services, Q1 2013”.
Forrester cited that in particular, KPMG demonstrates:
- “Razor-sharp focus on delivering competitive advantage, value to customers, and an appetite to take on the toughest consultancy tasks”
- Best-in-class services for threat and vulnerability management, security strategy, design, and assessment of information risk governance
- Proven expertise and ability with large-scale, complex projects.
Philip Whitmore, the leader of KPMG’s New Zealand Security Advisory Services practice, commented that “The report recognises the focus and expertise of our security and risk professionals. Their teamwork, deep security expertise and our comprehensive suite of services has lead to KPMG to being named as a leader.”
Forrester’s 42-criteria evaluation of the information security consulting services market considered various sources of information, including their past research, user need assessments, and expert interviews.
Forrester further noted that “KPMG’s focus on delivering competitive advantage to its clients and learning from client feedback makes the company an excellent partner for its clients. Organisations looking for strategic guidance to help solve a tough problem should consider KPMG.”