RSM has agreed a strategic partnership with AXELOS which will see RSM market firm’s cyber resilience best practice portfolio services to clients across the UK.
The two firms have agreed to join forces in order to help businesses mitigate their cyber risks effectively and engage their employees.
RSM has been delivering cyber assurance services for over ten years, and recently developed a new approach to quantifying key cyber risk drivers and calculating the value of the risk that organisations face.
AXELOS is a joint venture company co-owned by the UK government and Capita which owns and develops a number of best practice methodologies.
Richard Smith, partner in charge of risk assurance at RSM said: “Over the last decade, we have witnessed a dramatic increase in the frequency and nature of cyber -attacks. By joining forces with AXELOS, we will provide a unique suite of cyber resilience services to help UK businesses, public sector organisations and charities protect themselves against this growing threat.”
Abid Ismail, CEO at AXELOS, said: “I’m delighted that RSM is partnering with our RESILIA cyber resilience best practice portfolio. Cyber risks are now recognised as one of the most serious risks to strong business performance, market reputation and customer confidence. RESILIA helps to equip all people with the knowledge to act on cyber security risks and give renewed confidence in exploiting the opportunities for growth and innovation in the digital age.”
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