Tampa, Fla. – Focal Point Data Risk, LLC (“Focal Point”), a leading cybersecurity services firm, continues the expansion of its consulting services, today announcing the addition of Chris Jurs as Vice President of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Services. Jurs most recently served as a Director in BDO USA’s Advisory Consulting Services group, where he led security, privacy, and compliance initiatives for some of the largest companies in the world.
In his new role, Jurs will lead one of Focal Point’s fastest-growing business units, which includes specialized teams focusing on cyber strategy, privacy compliance, information governance, IT risk, PCI compliance, and third-party risk management. Based in New York City, Jurs will oversee the delivery of these services globally for Focal Point.
“With our tremendous growth and the accelerated demand from our clients, we continue to add top talent and capabilities to our team,” said CEO Brian Marlier. “Chris’ expertise enhances our ability to bring innovative, world-class risk management programs and tools to our clients. Under Chris’ leadership, we will continue to deliver critical solutions to address the biggest data security challenges facing businesses today.”
This announcement caps a period of significant growth and evolution for the company, which continues to build world-class, market-leading cybersecurity solutions. With the unique-in-market ability to develop cyber workforces, design and deploy technology solutions, and assess and manage cyber risks, Focal Point has solidified itself as a trusted partner to Fortune 500 security and privacy leaders.
“As a cyber and privacy industry leader, Focal Point has the unique ability to assess and improve every facet of the security organization, including people, process, and technology,” Jurs said. “I look forward to serving our clients, upholding our reputation for quality, and bringing new, disruptive solutions to market.”
About Chris Jurs
Chris Jurs has nearly two decades of experience in professional services, specializing in healthcare, banking, pharmaceutical, and regulatory compliance. He has held cybersecurity and data privacy leadership positions at BDO and KPMG, as well as various positions within the pharmaceutical and financial services verticals. Chris has extensive experience in conducting privacy and cybersecurity assessments such as HIPAA, GDPR, and NIST CSF. He is also well versed in cybersecurity and data privacy strategy and governance, having deep knowledge in evaluating controls related to identity and access management, incident response, logging and monitoring, and the integration between data protection and compliance, operations, and sales functions. Chris is a CIPP/US.
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Focal Point Data Risk, a leading cybersecurity services provider, helps companies secure the future of their business. By integrating market-leading consulting, technology integration, and cyber workforce development services, Focal Point provides an end-to-end solution for security leaders looking to future-proof their companies against threats, changing data protection laws, and growing workforce shortages. From the server room to the board room, Focal Point enables companies to build stronger, smarter, and more resilient cybersecurity programs that can scale at the pace of business growth. Focal Point works with the largest and most innovative companies in the U.S., including 6 of the top 10 companies by revenue and more than half of the Fortune 50. For more information about Focal Point, please visit focal-point.com.