ARLINGTON, Va.; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S. federal government services business of Endgame Inc., a privately held endpoint detection and response (EDR) cybersecurity software company based in Arlington, VA. Endgame’s federal government services business, which will become part of Accenture Federal Services, specializes in proactive cyber defense, hunt-as-a-service capabilities, red teaming and cyber operations.
NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of InvestTech Systems Consulting, a market leader in investment technology systems-integration and consulting services that support many of the world’s largest asset managers and investment service providers.
NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received numerous SAP® Partner Excellence Awards, which recognize top-performing alliance partners that have made outstanding contributions to driving customers’ digital transformation. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions.
NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has unveiled a patent-pending solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accenture cooperated with Thales – whose hardware is currently used by most major banks globally to secure records and assets from cybertheft – to develop the solution.
LONDON; Feb. 7, 2017 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with ‘doing research’ (52 percent) ‘working in a laboratory’ (47 percent) and ‘wearing a white coat’ (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys.
TORONTO; Feb. 6, 2017 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has launched the redesigned dibaajimo.com, a free digital learning platform to train indigenous peoples across Canada in fundamental journalism skills and help them begin careers as journalists.
ARLINGTON, VA; Feb. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Valerie Abend has joined the company as managing director, Accenture Security - Financial Services, North America. Ms. Abend brings to Accenture extensive expertise deploying cyber risk management and mitigation strategies to counter the wide spectrum of threats facing the financial services industry.
ARLINGTON, Va.; Feb. 2, 2017 – Public sector agencies must adopt emerging technologies – including machine learning, artificial intelligence and biometrics – to attract and retain more technically adept employees. This approach is critical to addressing a widening skills gap and strong competition from a better financed private sector, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.
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