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By Securities Docket on October 15, 2021, 1:52 pm
Things have changed. Gartner reported that by 2022 sixty percent of organizations will consider a target company’s cybersecurity posture as a critical factor in their due diligence process. Acquiring companies have made DSP due diligence a priority because they understand the costly risks of inheriting a target company’s DSP liabilities. Target companies must proactively address […]
By Securities Docket on March 5, 2018, 2:14 pm
Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP +1.41% deployed a team of cybersecurity, risk management and financial-crime specialists to WorkMarket before acquiring it in January. The ADP team combed the software maker’s technology, practices and internal policies. It also interviewed staff about monitoring for intrusions, training employees and performing other security tasks. The payroll processor also hired […]
By Securities Docket on June 10, 2016, 12:19 pm
Cybersecurity Due Diligence will dominate future corporate undertakings. My new Amazon eBook is a plain English guide for corporations contemplating mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, vendors or other strategic alliances and relationships.
By Securities Docket on June 7, 2016, 9:55 am
Cybersecurity due diligence has become the new business imperative. Whether considering a new alliance, acquisition or vendor, one notion is for certain: any cybersecurity weakness of a new partner will quickly and perhaps permanently infect whatever benefits the new business relationship brings on board.
By Securities Docket on April 22, 2014, 2:00 pm
Too often, issues of cyber security are left until after a transaction is complete – a question of integration, not value. This is a mistake. A cyber breach could easily have a material impact on the value of a company, which means it is far too late to leave this for the IT team during […]