1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

How to keep IT security at the forefront during a merger

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. RSS

    RSS New Member Member

    1. Let two become one—safely
    Image by Pexels

    Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of BitSight, knows one of the biggest threats to your company's tech security: the possibility that it might buy another company. He points to a survey from West Monroe Partners that found that 40% of acquiring companies discovered a cybersecurity problem in an acquired company—after a deal went through. It probably shouldn't be surprising that, in a 2014 survey from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, a staggering 78% of respondents said cybersecurity is not analyzed in-depth as part of due diligence in an acquisition.

    To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Continue reading...

Share This Page