Kivu, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider and trusted partner to insurance carriers and law firms, today announced that Carl Herberger has joined the company as its first Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 November 2019.
Herberger joins the company from Radware, where he was Vice President of Security Solutions from 2010 to 2019, developing and managing the company’s growing security practice. A sought-after TV commentator and keynote speaker on cyber security and technology trends, Herberger’s experience and team leadership skills will support Kivu’s continued expansion in North America and Europe.
“I am thrilled to be joining Kivu at such an exciting time in the company’s journey, as it expands its industry-leading cyber security offering both geographically and in its scope of services,” says Herberger. “I look forward to working with Kivu’s crack team of experts to make that a success.”
“As we continue to grow we need a COO that has both front-line cyber security experience and managerial nous – and Carl fits that bill perfectly,” says Kim Niquette, CEO at Kivu. “His passion and enthusiasm fit right in with Kivu and will ensure day-to-day operational excellence across all our locations.”
Selected speaking engagements and TV appearances
Below is a selection of Carl’s appearances on broadcast news as well as keynote speeches:
CNBC Squawk Box (2016)
BlackHat conference (2016)
CBS News (2017)
Latvian National CERT Convention (2019)
RISK Conference (2019)
About Kivu Consulting
Kivu is a global technology and cyber security services firm that offers a full suite of pre- and post-breach services, specializing in the forensic response to data breaches and proactive IT security compliance. Headquartered in the U.S. with offices worldwide, Kivu is a pre-approved cyber forensics partner for leading North American and EMEA insurance carriers.