Accenture Acquires Defense Point Security LLC

David Moskovitz, Accenture

David Moskovitz, Accenture

Accenture announced Dec. 2 its acquisition of Defense Point Security LLC. DPS is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture Federal Services. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

“The combination of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals from DPS with AFS’ powerful client insights and application and data-centric security capabilities allows us to offer our federal clients a bold set of sophisticated and targeted capabilities that can build resilience from the inside out and help protect their most valuable information,” AFS CEO David Moskovitz said.

“We are very excited to join forces with AFS to develop powerful and effective cyber solutions for our federal clients,” DPS CEO George McKenzie said.

The transaction, first announced Oct. 5, further deepens Accenture’s existing cybersecurity capabilities by adding a suite of cybersecurity services to help federal agencies maximize their cyber defense strategies, including advanced security operations center expertise, cyber operations, security engineering and cyber analytics.

This acquisition further propels Accenture’s strategy to be a provider of end-to-end, federal enterprise security services, delivering critical security solutions, including cyber defense and incident response, complex security integration and advanced cyber analytics to reinforce federal clients’ operational security.

Accenture Federal Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP.

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