Accenture has further augmented its existing Cyber Defense Services with its acquisition of VeriSign’s cyber security division, the iDefense Security Intelligence Services. The said division specialises in cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats to organisations.
iDefense’s capabilities will be integrated into Accenture’s adversary simulation, threat hunting and incident response services. Accenture said that its Global Delivery Network of security professionals will further enhance iDefense’s offerings. Financial details and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.