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Posts about M&A Due Diligence

How to Avoid Inheriting a Data Breach During a Merger/Acquisition

Originally posted on Em360 Mergers and acquisitions. A practice the tech industry itself is certainly no stranger to, M&A’s happen all the time and mark the consolidation of companies. Companies can take on assets, share capital and equity interests; but they can inherit serious data risks too – and that’s a problem. In this episode […]

The security risks of M&A: What are the biggest pitfalls?

Article originally published on Global Banking & Finance Review. By Erwän Keräudy, CEO, CybelAngel   Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) in the financial services sector continue to increase, despite the new economic challenges from inflation and global political conflicts. In 2021, there was an 89% increase in M&A deals across the banking sector, with an average deal value of $693 million. […]

Quantifying M&A Cybersecurity Risk

Sometimes they get it right, sometimes they don’t With operations in transition, companies going through Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities are frequently targeted for cyberattack. The high-value data of publicly-held companies is especially vulnerable, as it offers potential for media coverage and both short- and long-term rewards for threat actors. Not surprisingly, acquirers with mature […]