Dynetics and Lockton Collaborate to Offer Cyber RiskScope™ Executive-level Cyber Risk Assessments

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Dynetics, a 40-year provider of leading technology solutions, and the Washington, D.C., operations of Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm, have announced an alliance that provides Lockton's clients direct access to QuickLook, a cost-effective, executive-level cyber risk assessment service. Part of Dynetics' Cyber RiskScope™ portfolio of cyber risk management solutions, QuickLook is immediately available to Lockton clients in the U.S. and abroad who are seeking to better understand and manage cyber risk. 

QuickLook risk assessment services can be completed quickly and affordably to provide organizations with an initial analysis of potential business impacts resulting from cyber attacks, along with a cyber threat assessment based on relevant industry intelligence. QuickLook includes delivery of an expert assessment incorporating the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and an executive-level report with intuitive graphics and top-level observations and recommendations. 

"We've developed Cyber RiskScope to help businesses answer today's big cyber questions," said Jonathan Whitcomb, Dynetics vice president of Enterprise Solutions. "What's the impact of a cyber threat? What are my most likely threats? How much cybersecurity is enough for my enterprise? Working with Lockton clients, we can make it easy to answer these business-critical questions."

Robert Dowling, Cyber RiskScope product manager, added, "Whether a client has an existing cybersecurity program or needs a place to start, QuickLook provides valuable insight into a client's cyber risks. We look forward to collaborating with Lockton to provide its clients with the insight they need to understand, visualize and manage cyber risk." 

Ben Beeson, cybersecurity practice leader for Lockton in Washington, D.C., said, "Cybersecurity is emerging as a major governance issue for our clients. Partnering with Dynetics will support our focus in providing boards of directors and senior executives the solutions that they need to manage cyber risk across the enterprise."

About Cyber RiskScope 

Cyber RiskScopeTM is a portfolio of cyber risk management solutions that equips board members, business owners, and managers to easily understand cyber risk. Enterprise stakeholders can visualize the impact of cyber incidents, the likely threats they face and cybersecurity investments needed to meet security and budget requirements. Developed by Dynetics, a 40-year provider of advanced engineering and IT solutions to a range of government and commercial sectors, Cyber RiskScope's offerings include an online self-assessment portal, executive-level assessments, comprehensive assessment and mitigation services, and enterprise security monitoring services. For more information, visit www.dynetics.com/riskscope. 

About Lockton

More than 5,300 professionals at Lockton provide 41,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Mo., Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For six consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.

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