Chicago - Aon Consulting announced that Thomas Avery and Bruce Pixley joined the company's high-tech investigations unit of its IT risk consulting group, which is a part of its Financial Advisory and Litigation Consulting Services practice. Aon Consulting is a division of Aon Corp., a Chicago-based provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting,

Avery joins Aon Consulting as a senior director. Avery brings more than 20 years of collective experience in high-tech investigations, law enforcement and training. He most recently was a director in Kroll's Financial Advisory Services' High-Tech Investigations and IT Consulting practice. Before joining Kroll, he provided instruction on Internet and email investigations at the Advanced Training Center of the California Department of Justice. He began his career as an investigator with the Orange County Sheriff's Department, where he conducted Internet and network intrusion investigations, and also managed the design, procedures and operation of the computer crimes unit. Avery is an EnCase Certified Examiner.

Pixley also joins Aon as a senior director and has more than 18 years of collective high-tech investigations, law enforcement and training experience. Pixley most recently served as a director in Kroll's Financial Advisory Services' High-Tech Investigations and IT Consulting practice. He was also a master instructor at Guidance Software, where he developed a series of training courses for law enforcement and corporate forensic examiners on topics related to network intrusions and Internet examinations. In addition, Pixley served as a lead instructor for the California Department of Justice's Advanced Training Center. A former lieutenant with the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department, he was responsible for the creation and implementation of the county's first High-Tech Crime Unit and computer forensics lab. Pixley is an EnCase Certified Examiner and a (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Both Avery and Pixley are based in California.

Source: PR Newswire

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