MANDIANT, A New Name for a Fast Growing Company; Red Cliff Consulting LLC Rebrands as Firm Offers Expanded Services, Education and Software Tools
Along with a new name comes 7,000 square feet of new office space in the Washington, DC area - home to a MANDIANT workforce that has doubled in the past six months.
“This is a strong group of seasoned professionals”
Building on its core team of highly-respected information security consultants, MANDIANT has recruited skilled specialists from the military, intelligence, law enforcement and the private sector - including Dave Merkel, formerly with AOL, to serve as VP of Products. New hires also include graduates with Master degrees from M.I.T. and Carnegie Mellon University.
"Clients come to us for our expertise," says founder and president Kevin Mandia. "By attracting the best people, MANDIANT has become an industry leader in incident response, computer forensics and network & application security."
Highlights from MANDIANT's successful year include:
-- Several large, multi-year government contracts
-- Visa and MasterCard Payment Card Industry approved security vendor certification
-- A key role in the expert computer forensics investigation of the U.N. "Oil-for-Food" program in Iraq
-- SC Magazine Award finalist nomination for "Best Professional Training Program"
-- Development of MANDIANT First Response - an incident response free tool providing cutting-edge collection and analysis of critical data. Release is scheduled February 28, 2006.
"This is a strong group of seasoned professionals," observes Howard A. Schmidt. "With their depth of experience, they represent years of experience in dealing with real world security situations under the most demanding environments."
With a new name, new tools in development and the addition of new faces to a solid roster of information security experts, MANDIANT looks forward to continued growth in the years ahead.
MANDIANT is an information security company with offices in the Washington, DC area and New York City. We provide strategic security services, education and products for major corporations, government agencies, financial institutions and law firms. With extensive experience in the military, intelligence, law enforcement and the private sector, MANDIANT'S security consultants are specialists in incident response, computer forensics, network and application security and training.