Accenture Completes Acquisition of Openminded

PARIS; July 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company. Accenture announced its intent to acquire Openminded on April 29, 2021. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 21, 2021

Cybersecurity Executive Rick Driggers Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 14, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services, (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has hired cybersecurity expert and former CISA executive, Rick Driggers. Driggers brings more than 30 years of federal government and military experience to AFS and will play a key role in developing cybersecurity solutions designed to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure.
July 14, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader Among European Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, According to Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; July 13, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research report on European cybersecurity consulting providers, which notes that Accenture, “dominates the field with its exceptional technology-driven offerings.”
July 13, 2021

Accenture Acquires Sentor, Enhancing Its Cyber Defense and Managed Security Services in Sweden

STOCKHOLM; June 29, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Sentor, a Sweden-based independent provider of cyber defense and managed security services. Financial terms were not disclosed.
June 29, 2021

Accenture Invests in Cloud Data Security Provider Symmetry Systems

NEW YORK; June 23, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Symmetry Systems, a San Francisco-based provider of data store and object-level security (DSOS) solutions that give organizations visibility into, and unified access control of, their most valuable data assets.
June 23, 2021

Accenture Invests in Cybersecurity Startup Prevailion to Give Clients Advanced Warning of Breaches

NEW YORK; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Prevailion, a next-generation cyber intelligence company that provides clients with expansive visibility into malware across their organization and supply chains with early detection of advanced threats through adversary counterintelligence.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Openminded, France-Based Cybersecurity Services Company

PARIS; April 29, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
April 29, 2021

Accenture and Global Ventures Establish Strategic Partnership to Further Drive Middle East Innovation

ABU DHABI; Mar. 31, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm, today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership reflects Accenture’s commitment to innovation in the region and its aim to provide its clients with an edge in their transition to a new normal in the future.
March 31, 2021

Accenture Acquires Real Protect, Brazil-Based Information Security Company

RIO DE JANEIRO and NEW YORK; Jan. 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Real Protect, a privately held, Brazil-based provider of managed security and cyber defense services (MSS), extending its cybersecurity presence and capabilities in Latin America. Financial terms were not disclosed.
January 11, 2021

State-Sponsored Hackers and Ransomware Gangs Are Diversifying Tactics to Inflict More Harm, According to Accenture Report

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 19, 2020 – Some of the world’s most skilled nation-state cyber adversaries and notorious ransomware gangs are deploying an arsenal of new open-sourced tools, actively exploiting corporate email systems and using online extortion to scare victims into paying ransoms, according to the 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report  from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 19, 2020