Paul Kenealy has joined PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy, to lead its incident response team. Paul will be responsible for managing PA’s intelligence-led incident response capability.
PA helps businesses build digital trust and cyber resilience across their organisation. In the case of an immediate threat, PA’s incident response team can respond quickly to secure a client's systems by investigating the root cause and implementing an appropriate fix to protect the client and stop recurring threats.
Previously responsible for developing threat intelligence and response services at KPMG, Paul has spent his career leading cyber incident response and threat intelligence functions across government, financial services, tech start-ups and larger consultancy firms. Most recently Paul held the role of Chief Information Security Officer for an investment group covering a portfolio of companies, as well as founding his own cyber security services company.
Elliot Rose, head of cybersecurity at PA Consulting, comments: "As PA continues to grow, we are focused on building our team of world-class talent. Paul is an influencer in the incident response field and brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to the team. In his new role, Paul will be responsible for advancing PA’s incident response capability, providing clients with ingenious solutions to overcome today’s myriad challenges.”
Paul Kenealy, head of cyber incident response at PA Consulting, says: “PA is a leader in the industry and has a focus on an intelligence-led approach to incident response. Its distinctive approach brings innovative thinking and breakthrough solutions to create opportunity from complexity and I am excited to be joining this team and delivering best-in-class cyber security incident response to PA's clients."