Richard Dorough Joins PwC’s Forensic Services as Managing Director

Dorough brings extensive experience in information security to help clients manage IT risks

 

NEW YORK, August 20, 2012PwC US today announced Richard Dorough has joined the firm’s U.S. Forensic Services practice as a managing director.  Based in Fort Worth, TX, Dorough has extensive experience in IT security consulting, forensic investigations and eDiscovery data collection issues.

“We are very pleased to welcome Richard to PwC," said Erik Skramstad, PwC’s U.S. Forensics practice leader.  “The ongoing threat of IT security exposes companies to new risks every day.  Richard's vast knowledge and ability to bring creative solutions to manage IT security threats is added value to both our practice and to our clients."

Before joining PwC, Dorough was Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Textron, Inc., where he was responsible for information technology programs, policies and processes.  While at Textron, he managed the company's IT privacy governance, software asset management, disaster recovery, and led the electronic discovery program.  He also served as a leader with the company's Information Technology Risk Management Council.  Prior to becoming CISO in 2007, Dorough served in an IT audit role with Textron Audit Services.  He previously worked at PwC in various positions involving eDiscovery data collection, electronic forensic investigation and IT security consulting.

Dorough is a recognized industry authority on issues relating to IT, IT Security, eDiscovery and Forensics, and frequently speaks at security-related industry events.  He is a Design for Six Sigma Green Belt and has additional certifications in IT, IT Forensics, IT Data Privacy, eDiscovery, IT Audit, and IT Security.  Dorough holds a B.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Tyler.

For more information about PwC’s U.S. Advisory Forensic Services Practice, visit: www.pwc.com/us/forensic-services.

About PwC’s Forensic Services
PwC Forensic Services team of experienced professionals is dedicated to meeting the challenges caused by fraud allegations, financial crimes and other irregularities. Our portfolio of services includes: Financial Crime Examinations, Forensic Technology Solutions, Regulatory Compliance Reviews, Fraud Risk Management and Fraud Prevention, Dispute Analysis and Litigation Support. The Forensic Services team also manages the PwC Fraud Forum, an exclusive community where members can gain knowledge, participate in events and share important insights on preventing, detecting and investigating fraud, corruption and economic crime. See www.pwc.com/us/forensics and http://usfraudforum.pwc.com for more information.

About PwC’s Advisory Practice
PwC’s Advisory professionals help organizations improve business performance, respond quickly and effectively to crisis, and extract value from transactions. We understand our clients’ industries and unique business challenges, and look across the entire organization — focusing on strategy, structure, people, process and technology — to help clients build their next competitive advantage.  See http://www.pwc.com/us/consulting for more information.

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