Cygnia Technologies Acquired by SecureData – the leading specialist Cybersecurity Services and Solution Provider
Maidstone UK 7 April 2017 – SecureData and Cygnia Technologies Ltd (“Cygnia”), two of the most established and respected providers of cybersecurity services today announced that they have joined forces with Cygnia becoming a SecureData company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
For the 2016 calendar year Cygnia reported sales of circa £9m and operates from offices in Birmingham and Central London. All of Cygnia’s employees will remain with the group.
Both SecureData and Cygnia are steeped in the roots of the cybersecurity industry having been established in 1992 and 2007 respectively. Both organisations are well known to each other and share many of the same partnerships with the world’s leading cybersecurity equipment and software manufacturers6
Ian Brown, Executive Chairman at SecureData commented “This is a very exciting transaction for us and we couldn’t be more delighted to welcome the team from Cygnia to SecureData. The enhanced group is now clearly positioned as one of the leading independent cybersecurity services businesses throughout the UK and selected overseas markets. With over 210 employees including 150 cybersecurity engineers, analysts and consultants the group is well positioned to provide business customers with a one stop shop service for all their cybersecurity needs. In a world where the security threats to businesses are increasing almost daily having a trusted cybersecurity partner is becoming a critical board room issue. Already providing services to approx. 1000 customers the combination of SecureData and Cygnia positions the group well to provide that partnership for both private and public sector organisations.
Jon Busfield, Managing Director at Cygnia commented: “The whole Cygnia team is excited to be joining SecureData. With an enhanced offering as a result of SecureData’s extensive range of professional, support and managed services this is great news for our existing customers, partners and people.
SecureData is a leading cybersecurity services and solutions provider operating throughout the UK and selected overseas markets with revenues approaching £50m and over 210 employees. The group provides a comprehensive range of professional, support and managed cybersecurity services that assess security risk, detect security breaches, protect customer environments and respond to specific security incidents. SecureData’s consultancy arm SensePost includes some of the world’s most preeminent security experts who in addition to advising customers, participate in defining security standards, provide regular research for the benefit of the industry and advise national governments and defence organisations. SecureData also partners with many of the world’s leading cybersecurity vendors including Check Point Software Technologies, F5 Networks, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet.