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Master M&A Cybersecurity Due Diligence

Develop an information security playbook for mergers and acquisitions.

This research is designed to help organizations who are preparing for a merger or acquisition and need help with:

  • Understanding the information security risks associated with the acquisition or merger.
  • Avoiding the unwanted possibility of acquiring or merging with an organization that is already compromised by cyberattackers.
  • Identifying best practices for information security integration post merger.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

The goal of M&A cybersecurity due diligence is to assess security risks and the potential for compromise. To succeed, you need to look deeper.

Impact and Result

  • A repeatable methodology to systematically conduct cybersecurity due diligence.
  • A structured framework to rapidly assess risks, conduct risk valuation, and identify red flags.
  • Look deeper by leveraging compromise diagnostics to increase confidence that you are not acquiring a compromised entity.

Master M&A Cybersecurity Due Diligence Research & Tools

1. Start here – read the Executive Brief

Read our concise Executive Brief to find out how to master M&A cyber security due diligence, review Info-Tech’s methodology, and understand how we can support you in completing this project.

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About Info-Tech

Info-Tech Research Group is the world’s fastest-growing information technology research and advisory company, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.

We produce unbiased and highly relevant research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. We partner closely with IT teams to provide everything they need, from actionable tools to analyst guidance, ensuring they deliver measurable results for their organizations.

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A blueprint is designed to be a roadmap, containing a methodology and the tools and templates you need to solve your IT problems.

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Get the help you need in this 2-phase advisory process. You'll receive 6 touchpoints with our researchers, all included in your membership.

Guided Implementation 1: Prepare
  • Call 1: Scope requirements, objectives, and your specific challenges.
  • Call 2: Prepare for a merger or acquisition.

Guided Implementation 2: Assess
  • Call 1: Establish M&A workflow and required discovery.
  • Call 2: Identify goals for discovery and interviews.
  • Call 3: Identify compromise diagnostic goals.
  • Call 4: Summarize results and plan next steps.


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Last Revised: October 23, 2020

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