Orange Boosts Cyber Security Offer with Acquisition of UK's SecureData

Orange Boosts Cyber Security Offer with Acquisition of UK's SecureData Image Credit: YuktaLavannya/Thefastmode.com

Orange announced the acquisition of 100% of SecureData Group, and its consulting subsidiary SensePost.

According to Orange, the UK-based company is the largest independent cybersecurity service provider in the UK, the largest market in Europe.This acquisition is yet another step toward establishing Orange’s position as a leading player in the European cybersecurity market.

SecureData Group has a 25-year track record of providing integrated cyber solutions designed to assess risks, detect threats, protect customer’s IT assets and respond to security incidents. The company’s consulting arm, SensePost, enjoys a worldwide reputation for its expertise in cyber-criminality, security research and penetration testing.

Through additional technical cooperation, SecureData will help reinforce Orange’s strategic position in cyberdefense by bringing a new source of expertise and innovative technology. SecureData also boasts an advanced cyber-SOC (Security Operations Center) in the UK that will reinforce Orange Cyberdefense’s international reach by building upon the existing network of nine cyber-SOCs dedicated to monitoring and responding to security breaches on behalf of its customers.

Michel Van Den Berghe, CEO, Orange Cyberdefense
We are very proud and happy to announce the acquisition of SecureData, which will mark a major milestone in Orange’s development in Europe’s cybersecurity market.

Ian Brown, Executive Chairman, SecureData
By being part of Orange we will be able to better serve the international needs of many of our existing customers as well as providing enhanced cyber services to Orange customers with the UK.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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