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Kivu Hires New VP

Kivu Hires Adam Tyra, Top Cybersecurity Executive, as Vice President of Recovery & Transformation

Industry veteran brings international experience solving complex, enterprise-level risk and security problems for Kivu clients 

Kivu Consulting, a leading provider of cybersecurity and forensic services to organizations worldwide, announced that Adam Tyra is joining as Vice President of Recovery and Transformation. Tyra and his team are positioning clients towards success by building a more robust and safer infrastructure.

During his 16 years in the industry, Tyra gained extensive proficiency in security operations, incident response, automation/SOAR, and cloud security. He has supported cybersecurity engagements across five continents and for the U.S. Army. Tyra’s experience with international security and unique military challenges broadens and strengthens Kivu’s global expertise.

Tyra brings much depth to his role as Kivu’s newest Vice President. His background in designing and implementing automated security solutions will provide Kivu’s clients with unparalleled expertise as they revamp infrastructures to minimize cybersecurity risks.

Before joining Kivu, Tyra was Vice President of Security Engineering for TalonX, where he led the services business unit, specializing in automated security solutions. In this role, Tyra was also responsible for architecting a high-impact service delivery team to provide ongoing support to F500 companies.

Prior to that, he was a Senior Expert at McKinsey & Company. As one of two global subject-matter experts at the firm, he advised clients on cybersecurity risk and published research identifying leading practices in secure cloud usage. He also held leadership roles in EY’s cybersecurity practice and in the Army National Guard.

Tyra, who holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in computer science, also served as President of the San Antonio, Texas chapter of the Military Cyber Professionals Association and contributing editor for the association’s CYBER magazine.

“Kivu is already well-known for its comprehensive, expert post-breach remediation services,” said Tyra. “I am excited to join Kivu’s world-class team and bring even more hands-on, international experience to help Kivu’s clients reduce their exposure to attack – on premises and in the cloud, and to help restore normal operations as quickly as possible post-incident.”

About Kivu Consulting

Kivu is a leading global cybersecurity firm that offers a full suite of pre-and post-breach services, specializing in forensic response to cyber-attacks and ransomware incidents. Kivu delivers cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions to organizations in need and is a trusted cyber incident partner to insurance.

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