Risk Management, Threats, Cybercrime

Four ways to shut down cyberattacks following mergers and acquisitions

June 16, 2021
During the original purchase of Yahoo by Verizon in 2017, when Yahoo disclosed two large-scale data breaches, Verizon lowered its initial offer by $350 million to offset some of the security risks they would have to take on. Today’s columnist, Dave Cronin of Capgemini North America, offers some tips on how companies can stay secure during the merger process. Wonderlane CreativeCommons CC BY 2.0
  • Gain a full understanding of both businesses.
  • Identify and prioritize the risks.
  • Create a roadmap to remediate risk and close the security gaps.
  • Execute the mergers and acquisitions plan.