6 M&A Security Tips

There’s a growing sense that companies need to take a closer look at security when considering a merger or acquisition. A global survey of dealmakers by Mandiant, a FireEye company, found that 78% of respondents believe that cybersecurity is not analyzed in great depth or specifically quantified as part of the M&A due diligence process.

“Although most security teams feel strongly that the security posture of an acquired organization should be considered in an acquisition decision, it often does not play a significant role in the deal team’s due diligence process,” says Charles Carmakal, vice president and CTO of strategic services at Mandiant.

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