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The Critical Role of Cybersecurity in M&A Due Diligence

Nick Ashton

In the fast-paced world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity houses often overlook the critical role of cybersecurity due diligence, mistakenly assuming it’s just an aspect of IT due diligence. This oversight can lead to severe consequences post-acquisition, including data breaches and significant financial losses. The Perils of Neglecting Cyber Due Diligence Many private ... Read more

Protecting Your Business: Key Lessons from the Snowflake Breach

Nick Ashton

In the wake of the recent Snowflake breach, companies must re-evaluate their cybersecurity measures to protect their infrastructure and stakeholder data. This breach, alongside notable incidents at Ticketmaster, Santander Bank, HMRC, and major NHS hospitals, underscores the vulnerabilities that even prominent organisations face. In our previous article, “Protecting Your Data: Lessons from the Recent Snowflake ... Read more

Case Study: The $20+ Million save through Cybersecurity M&A Due Diligence

Nick Ashton

Introduction In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is paramount, especially during mergers and acquisitions (M&A). NorthCap Cyber, a leading cybersecurity firm, recently undertook a critical project for a private equity house (PEH) involved in a high-stakes M&A deal. This case study explores how the team’s diligent assessment and strategic initiatives not only safeguarded the PEH’s interests ... Read more

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