Clyde & Co launches cyber risk advisory practice in Asia-Pacific

Global law firm Clyde & Co has launched a cyber risk advisory practice in Asia Pacific to meet growing client demand, hiring a senior cyber risk specialist to lead the practice.

Chris McLaughlin joins Aon, where he ran Aon Cyber ​​Solutions in Australia. His hiring by Clyde & Co reflects the company’s continued expansion of its global technology and cyber risk offering to meet growing demand for cyber, privacy and digital advice, Clyde & Co said. in a press release.

McLaughlin has over 20 years of experience in information security and cyber risk management. Prior to joining Aon, he held leadership positions at PwC, Gartner, EY and IBM.

McLaughlin and his team will provide information security and cyber risk consulting services to help clients improve their systems and processes to avoid cyber threats, the company said.

“Organizations across Australia and New Zealand are facing ever-increasing expectations when it comes to cyber incident preparedness, response and recovery,” said John Moran, partner and co-director of the Global Cyber ​​Incident Practice. corporate cybercrime in Sydney. A declaration.

McLaughlin is the latest addition to the firm’s Australian technology and cyber risk team following the hiring of digital law, data protection and privacy lawyer Alec Christie.

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