Former Big 4 Managing Director Ed Keck Joins Withum to Lead Cyber and Information Security Practice 

Withum, a top 25 public accounting and advisory firm, welcomes experienced cybersecurity professional, Ed Keck, as a Partner and Market Leader of the Firm’s Cyber and Information Security Practice.

Cybersecurity for business is facing increasing demand due to a rise in cybercrime and executives’ desire for protection, fraud prevention and incident response.  

I am excited to begin the next chapter of my career and join the Withum team. Cyber threats continue to grow at an exponential rate, and security is top of mind for executives across all industries and markets. I am looking forward to working with the dynamic and highly skilled team at Withum to expand our service offerings and assist our clients.

Ed Keck, Partner, Market Leader, Withum

Bringing over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity to Withum’s advisory bench, Ed specializes in cybersecurity strategy, regulatory compliance, physical security and risk management for companies with domestic and international operations. A former Managing Director of a Cyber Practice at a Big 4 firm, Ed brings a tried and tenured voice to the team.  

We’re really looking forward to Ed joining our cyber advisory leadership team. Withum has seen ‘off-the-charts’ growth in cybersecurity. Ed’s addition to lead our cybersecurity initiatives will allow our Firm to expand our existing offerings in this space to meet the growing needs of our prospects and clients.

Jim Bourke, Managing Director, Advisory Services, Withum

Ed joins our partner, Matthew Ferrante, and the top-notch cyber services team that he has built to continue to position Withum to be the “go-to” cybersecurity services provider from cyber risk mitigation to incident response and remediation. Withum is committed to continuing to expand our reach in this space. 

We’re happy to welcome the addition of Ed to the team. Effective cyber is effective business. Businesses are engaged in a highly competitive race to acquire the best businesses, talent, and tech in the industry to give them a competitive edge. We look forward to working together to continue delivering excellence and exceptional results.

Matthew Ferrante, Partner, Withum

Withum’s Cyber and Information Security team assists organizations with navigating today’s complex business environments to meet or exceed industry standards, offering a wide range of consulting services tailored to your specific challenges. Withum’s cybersecurity expertise has been honed from across the globe by being selected as the cybersecurity consulting experts for SMBs (Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses) to Global Enterprise Class Environments, hospitals and healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing and deathcare, government and nonprofit organizations, including supporting some of the largest network intrusions, such as Sony Network Intrusions, Target Data Breach, Banner Health Networks, Operation Firewall and Operation Get Rich or Die Trying’. 

Established in 1974, Withum is a national top-ranking public accounting firm providing advisory, tax and audit services to businesses and individuals on a local-to-global scale. Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Withum has a presence in major financial centers, including New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Orlando, San Francisco, San Diego and Irvine. Withum is an independent member of HLB, the global advisory and accounting network. For more information, please visit www.withum.com.

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