Cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey joins Accenture

Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture on Thursday announced the appointment of cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey as Managing Director and Global Lead for the incident response practice.

“I joined Accenture because I firmly believe the company has a commitment to innovation, unmatched industry know-how and proven solutions that can combat the greatest security threats out there,” Harvey said.

In his new role, Harvey will focus on expanding Accenture’s incident response and breach readiness solutions that address preparedness through threat identification and eradication for Accenture’s global client base, the company said.

“Harvey has a wealth of experience and cyber crisis management expertise in helping organisations in the commercial, government and defence sectors in managing large-scale incident responses,” said Kelly Bissell, Managing Director, Accenture Security.

Harvey comes to Accenture from US-based Fidelis Cybersecurity where he served as the Chief Security Officer.