Accenture signs deal to acquire cyber security firm FusionX

IT services provider Accenture announced its deal to acquire FusionX, a cyber security company.

The acquisition of Washington, DC-based FusionX will assist Accenture to strengthen its security practice. Accenture aims to assist its enterprise clients to accurately assess their ability to protect against, detect and, respond to sophisticated and sustained cyber attacks.

Meanwhile, CA Technologies decided to acquire Xceedium and provide comprehensive offering for combatting privileged user security breaches and compliance risks.
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FusionX will enhance Accenture’s Security team. By combining FusionX’s expertise in identifying security vulnerabilities with Accenture’s industrialized suite of security transformation and operations offerings, the acquisition will allow clients to more effectively manage risk and improve business results.

Michael Salvino, group chief executive, Accenture Operations, said: “FusionX gives Accenture the ability to prepare our clients against the most advanced cyber adversaries.”

FusionX, founded in 2010 by security industry veterans Devost and Tom Parker, works with Fortune 100 organizations in industry verticals including financial services, critical infrastructure, technology, government, and manufacturing.

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