Control Risks and Everbridge form major alliance

Control Risks is to partner with Everbridge to offer the consultancy’s clients a new technology-driven solution to their crisis management challenges. In a significant alliance, two of the market’s best known names aim with this alliance to “digitally transform how businesses achieve organisational resiliency” by managing the full lifecycle of a critical event – from awareness and assessment to remediation, response and recovery.

As part of the agreement, the global consultancy will also create a new specialist incident management consulting practice.

“Technology is transforming the way our clients operate, as well as the services they expect to receive,” said CEO of Control Risks, Nick Allan. “Everbridge was the clear choice as we sought a partner that would help position Control Risks in the market as a technology-enabled consultancy. Introducing a specialty CEM practice based on the Everbridge technology platform will enhance and expand our security risk and crisis management consulting capabilities, providing clients with unprecedented readiness, response, and recovery during a critical event. Everbridge will also be able to introduce their clients to our expert consultants, complementing their software, to offer a true end-to-end service.”

The deal with see Control Risks leverage the Everbridge CEM platform specifically for its security risk and crisis management consulting services and offerings.

The two companies are also understood to be looking at integrating the Control Risks CORE risk monitoring toolkit and the Everbridge CEM platform, providing customers with a common view of operations for clients’ GSOCs and intelligence operations centres. This includes correlating incident data against company assets, including people, infrastructure and supply chains; providing real-time, tactical intelligence for situational awareness and informed decision-making; and automating contingency plans.

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