According to the March 2009 report, The Forrester Wave™: Information Security And IT Risk Consulting, Q1 2009, "Deloitte stands as the leader in information security consulting as well (as a leader in information technology risk consulting) thanks to 'its depth and breadth of services.' " The groundbreaking comparative evaluation looked at the 15 leading global information security and risk consulting service providers.

In the report, Forrester Research, a respected independent analyst firm, evaluated the relative strengths of the most significant information security and risk consulting service providers globally. Deloitte capabilities were pitted against 14 other organizations. Forrester evaluated each firm's information security and risk consulting offering, market presence, and strategy against 72 criteria. Deloitte took the top spot in all three areas demonstrating the strengths of current offerings, global reach and thought leadership.