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.