Accenture to buy Revolutionary Security

Accenture has agreed to acquire Revolutionary Security, a company specializing in enterprise cybersecurity for information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments.
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Financial terms were not disclosed.

Revolutionary Security’s cybersecurity services include assessment and testing, design and build of security programs and functions as well as security operations across its clients’ IT and OT systems.

The company’s breach and attack simulation testing service, LiveFire, utilizes real-world cyber threats to identify gaps in security processes and monitoring, as well as staff operations and technologies. The results help organizations prioritize actions to mitigate cyber risks within their enterprise.

Headquartered in the greater Philadelphia area, Revolutionary Security employs 90 cybersecurity professionals throughout the United States. The company, founded in 2016, serves a variety of clients in the energy, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and communications industries.

“Revolutionary Security’s service offerings are a perfect complement to Accenture’s portfolio, and the acquisition furthers our mission of helping clients better protect and defend their organizations across their entire ecosystem,” Kelly Bissell, who leads Accenture Security globally, said.

Accenture, as part of the plan to enhance revenue from cyber security business, agreed to acquire Context Information Security, Symantec’s Cyber Security Services, Deja vu Security, iDefense, Maglan, Redcore, Arismore and FusionX.