Applying the right amount due diligence in the key focus areas is an imperative part of the M&A process. Unfortunately though, this is all too often overlooked or poorly implemented, and as history has proved – acquisitions in the past have become costly investments for many businesses due to suffering a cyber breach. Do you really understand the threats you are inheriting?
We help our clients assess, reduce risk and address potential security gaps throughout the mergers and acquisitions process. We analyse and evaluate the acquisitions environment(s) to establish what threats may be present. After the engagement the client receives a report outlining the findings and recommendations. The findings will assist in the decision on whether initiatives to connect the business networks should continue or if additional remediation/mitigation efforts are required before the systems are integrated.
We assess the below areas to establish a thorough insight into the acquisitions security program and its effectiveness. The below are the areas often considered the highest risk for M&A’s