Anthony Hess is the Senior Director of IR/ Post Breach Remediation, based out of Kivu’s London office. He is a broadly experienced and accomplished cyber security professional with extensive experience building high performing services and teams. Anthony has +20 years professional experience in information technology and more than a decade specifically focused on cybersecurity. He has worked in a variety of industries both in house and as a consultant, including insurance, oil and gas, telecommunications, aerospace and defense and higher education.
Before joining Kivu, Anthony served for three years as the Head of Incident Response at CFC Underwriting where he built CFC’s first customer facing in-house incident response and cyber claims team, leading to numerous industry awards. Before this, he spent four years at KPMG. While there he led cyber insurance services and built and ran high performing incident response services for leading cyber insurers in the European market. Before KPMG, Anthony worked in a variety of cyber security and information technology management roles for five years at leading defense contractor Raytheon.
Anthony is an expert in understanding the intersection between cyber insurance and cyber security, with a keen interest in building and running professional services for cyber insurers. His certifications include GIAC Certified Incident Handler, Certified Information Systems Security Professional and is a SABSA Certified Security Architect. Anthony received his degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona College of Engineering, and earned an MSc in Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona Eller College. He also obtained an MBA in International Business from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.