Press Release

Fueled By New Funding, Coalfire Expands in Metro Denver

October 12, 2015

Westminster, Colo. – Sept. 12, 2015 – Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced the expansion of its global headquarters in Westminster and its satellite office in Centennial, Colo. The two moves will enable Coalfire to nearly double its workforce within the next year. With 10 locations across the U.S. and U.K., Coalfire currently employs 350 people; the majority of its employees are in Colorado.

Through its recent major investment from the Carlyle Group and the Chertoff Group, Coalfire is well-positioned to meet the demand of today’s global information security issues, including the continued rise and sophistication of cloud and mobile technologies. With the IT and security talent shortage continuing to climb higher around the world, Coalfire is positioned to solve the need for outsourced cybersecurity services and technologies.

 “Our recent investment from The Carlyle Group and The Chertoff Group provides us with momentum to broaden our cybersecurity offerings both domestically and internationally,” said Larry Jones, chairman and CEO, Coalfire. “The expansion of our Colorado-based operations will benefit our clients as we expand our workforce to meet the increasing demands for sophisticated cyber-risk solutions.”

More than 1,500 enterprises and governments worldwide rely on Coalfire’s expertise to protect their businesses from security breaches and data theft while complying with global financial, government, industry and legal mandates. Coalfire professionals use a combination of IT experience, industry depth and intelligent technology tools to independently advise, assess and test the entire information management structure.

About Coalfire

Founded in 2001 in Colorado, Coalfire is the global technology leader in cyber-risk management and compliance services for private enterprises and government organizations. Coalfire’s professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and recommendations. Coalfire’s approach builds on successful, long-term relationships with clients to achieve multiple cyber risk management and compliance objectives, tied to a long-term strategy to prevent security breaches and data theft.  

Coalfire is currently listed as #74 in the “Cybersecurity 500 Hottest Security Companies” and was recently named one of the Top 20 Most Promising Risk Management Solution Providers.


Press Contact:
Suzanne Kernes Dawe
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Coalfire or 303-554-6333 ext. 7007