In today’s technology-driven business world, organizations are more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats such as data and privacy breaches. As a result, in the context of M&A transactions, assessing the cybersecurity posture of a target entity has become a key due diligence consideration for buyers. Depending on the target’s operations and the industry in which it operates, the level of cybersecurity due diligence may vary. As a starting point, we outline below five key cybersecurity considerations when it comes to evaluating a target entity’s overall cybersecurity posture.
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