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Information Security in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Discover the Security Challenges in M&A
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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a vital part of many business strategies, but they are complex and varied.

In the rush to complete a deal and stay ahead of the competition, information security concerns are often considered too late in the process to have any impact on the deal. To gain trust as a partner who can add value to the business at an earlier stage, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) must build relationships over time.

This excerpt from the full ISF briefing paper:

  • introduces a typical four-step process for M&A
  • helps promote the value of security in M&A activity
  • emphasises the importance of building relationships with executive management and becoming a trusted partner to the business.