Merger and Acquisition Assessment

Measure integration risks in your merger and acquisition process to make informed decisions about the levels of risk your organization is willing to accept.

Overview

Integration risks in merger and acquisition (M&A) include a number of issues to consider, and security and privacy are two of the key factors to examine during the due diligence process. Performing a customized Merger & Acquisition Assessment to meet your needs will help you make informed decisions about the level of risk you’re willing to accept and how to proceed once the new entity is integrated.

A Merger and Acquisition Assessment can include an array of services including a Security Risk Assessment, Vendor Assessment, Penetration Testing, and/or a Compromise Assessment.

Key Benefits

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Reduce Risk

The nature of mergers and acquisitions is that they inherently involve risks of many types, including those related to security and privacy. The Merger & Acquisition Assessment unveils any possible security or privacy risks you need to address and will give you the ability to make informed decisions about what and how to remediate them.

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Demonstrate Due Diligence

The Merger & Acquisition Assessment provides the documentation you need for the mergers and acquisitions process, to show that your organization has researched and remediated any security or privacy issues.

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Multifaceted Approach

Because the risks you may encounter vary depending upon a variety of factors throughout the mergers and acquisition process, CynergisTek offers myriad risk assessment options to target your needs.  

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Prioritize Remediation

With a complete picture of your risk profile, your organization can prioritize which issues to remediate throughout the mergers and acquisitions process.

Having a partner that is actively monitoring our systems, trends, local and global threats not only saves the Virtua IT Security team time, but provides us with the ability to proactively look at potential threats to plan accordingly. The partnership with CynergisTek has allowed us to focus on compliance, developing risk programs, policy and procedures leading to a culture focused on making us more secure.

Tom Gordon

CIO, Virtua

Security has become a necessary and critical strategic pillar for our organization, and it is too broad and complex for a provider organization to keep up with on their own. Having a partner like CynergisTek with depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise is a crucial asset for our organization. I can’t imagine navigating these issues without them.

John Mangona

Vice President, Chief Information & Compliance Officer, Saratoga Hospital

CynergisTek’s social engineering and phishing service was an excellent training tool for our organization. A third-party assessment of how our policies and procedures would stack up against a real threat was eye-opening and provided us with valuable information we can leverage to continue to enhance our security posture.

Joe Egan
Director of Information Security, Valley Children’s Hospital

Outcome

The purpose of the Merger & Acquisition Assessment is to detect and uncover any security or privacy risks that threaten the viability of an M&A deal so your organization can make informed decisions about how, what, and when to address them.

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