Private Sector
Straife partners with companies, both large and small, helping them turn their most difficult challenges into game-changing opportunities. We combine our in-depth industry understanding with deep technical expertise to generate economic solutions tailored to our clients’ unique challenges.

Risk Management

We provide expert perspectives on the risks faced by industries, economies, and societies. Our team works closely with corporations to offer effective, customized solutions to include general corporate risk assessments; organizational needs assessment and capacity building; internal process and system development; supply chain risk assessments; security vulnerability assessments; continuity of operations and resiliency planning; and crisis management.

Economic Sanctions & Regulatory Compliance

We help clients develop comprehensive and effective regulatory compliance and financial crime prevention programs, designing controls to manage risk exposure. Straife offers compliance services related to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other international anti-money laundering (AML) and counter financing of terrorism regulations (CFT). Our experts provide risk assessments, investigations, program development and implementation advisory, program management, and training.

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Critical Infrastructure

Straife provides complete solutions covering the entire spectrum of Critical Infrastructure Protection. We assist commercial clients in developing multifaceted solutions that address complex threats to their critical infrastructure including risk assessments; best practices, program development, and implementation advisory; security protocol review and development; continuity of operations and resiliency planning; capacity building; and training and continuing education courses.

Crisis Management & Public Relations

With an increasing surge in social media and online platforms, companies need a strategic crisis management and public relations partner. Straife aids clients in developing highly targeted and unique media and stakeholder campaigns, monitoring and analysis of traditional and social media, and the development and execution of strategic information operations. Additionally, we combat negative media through detailed reporting and analysis on errors and biased media as well as manage the creation and placement of alternative narratives and provide public and global media relations services.

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Corporate Intelligence

Successful corporations base their decisions on facts. Straife provides both expertise and technology solutions to not only collect information but derive actionable insights. Straife provides intelligence and analysis services that address due diligence needs, competitor research, geopolitical analysis, local-partner vetting, and other critical intelligence needs. Straife also provides corporate IP protection and counter-intelligence / corporate espionage services.

Corporate Investigations

Businesses frequently face challenges, from internal and external forces, that require comprehensive, professionally managed investigations. Whether tracing and recovering stolen assets, providing incident post-mortems, or conducting corporate due diligence, Straife’s team of experts support both corporations, and their legal counsel, in internal investigations, asset tracing and recovery, and litigation support, including providing expert witnesses.


Digital transformation is advancing at breakneck speed, and that’s handed CSOs a huge opportunity to update approaches to cybersecurity. However, the private sector is struggling to contend with the growing scope, scale, and complexity of cyber risks. We evaluate a corporation’s risk in a rigorous, disciplined manner, pinpointing security vulnerabilities and delivering solutions to protect its finances, reputation, and property.

Business Development

Straife supports corporate clients’ efforts to expand into new markets. Clients have access to our team of regional business consultants and Straife in-country offices. Our team of business development experts carefully review new opportunities and markets in close cooperation with our Risk Management team resulting in higher returns and lower risk.