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

IDC MarketScape Names Accenture a Leader in Managed Security Services

NEW YORK; Oct. 12, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the latest IDC MarketScape analysis of managed security services (MSS) providers.
October 12, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader in European Managed Security Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research report on European Managed Security Services, which notes that Accenture’s “white-glove approach and customer focus help it differentiate.”
September 17, 2020

National Association of Corporate Directors Nominates Accenture’s Robert Kress and Eva Sage-Gavin as 2020 Directorship 100™ Governance Professionals

NEW YORK; Aug. 27, 2020 – Accenture today announced that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 21,000 board members, has named Robert Kress and Eva Sage-Gavin as awardees of 2020 Directorship 100™ Governance Professionals.  Now in its 14th year, the NACD Directorship 100 recognizes leading directors and governance professionals who are honored as the most influential directors in the boardroom and leaders in the corporate governance community.
August 27, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader and Star Performer in IT Security Services by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a “Leader” and emerged as one of only three “Star Performers” in information technology (IT) security services in a recent report from industry analyst Everest Group.
August 13, 2020

Vodafone Business to Offer Managed Security Services to SME and National Corporate Businesses in Europe

NEW YORK; July 21, 2020 – Vodafone Business is teaming with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to deliver managed security services to small to medium enterprises (SME) and national corporate customers in Europe. Vodafone will bring enterprise-grade cybersecurity along with access to leading cyber talent and expertise to organisations that do not have the experience, time or resources to keep up with the rapidly evolving threat landscape. 
July 21, 2020

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Broadcom’s Symantec Cyber Security Services Business

NEW YORK; April 30, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of the Symantec Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO).
April 30, 2020

Accenture Acquires Revolutionary Security, Provider of Cybersecurity Services for Critical Infrastructure

NEW YORK; April 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Revolutionary Security, a privately held company specializing in enterprise cybersecurity for information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.
April 07, 2020

Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy

LONDON and NEW YORK; March 6, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed.
March 06, 2020

Only 17% of Organizations Globally Considered “Leaders” in Cyber Resilience, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Feb. 3, 2020 – Despite higher levels of investment in advanced cybersecurity technologies over the past three years, less than one-fifth of organizations are effectively stopping cyberattacks and finding and fixing breaches fast enough to lower the impact, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 03, 2020