Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a world wide chief in electronic transformation, today announces that it has entered into unique negotiations with shareholders from electronic.protection with a see to buying the organization. electronic.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a main unbiased participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic shift will ensure Atos’ main situation in cybersecurity expert services in France with five hundred dedicated industry experts and will also reinforce its selection one situation in Europe.

Atos will benefit from electronic.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and specific IoT knowledge, presenting substantial synergy with Atos’ actions and clients – though electronic.protection will benefit from Atos’ intensive experience and main rankings in Managed Security Products and services.

Made in 2015 with the help of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, electronic.protection operates in three nations around the world. The organization has crafted the first European CERT™ (Computer Unexpected emergency Response Crew) with IoT protection exam lab and supplies a large array of specialist expert services including implementation and undertaking expert services, compliance and protection certifications, operational expert services and item distribution. electronic.protection is delivering blue-chip clients, mostly in the financial and insurance coverage sectors.

With this strategic shift, Atos confirms its situation as a chief on the French and European cybersecurity sector. electronic.security’s skilled and accredited consultants will reinforce the Atos workforce and will double its cybersecurity means in France.” claims Pierre Barnabé, Senior Govt Vice-President, Head of Big Info & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our most up-to-date acquisitions, the acquisition of electronic.protection demonstrates our ambition to turn out to be the key cybersecurity supplier for world wide businesses in their electronic journey.”

This merger would make it possible for us alongside one another to create an unrivaled benchmark participant in the electronic protection sector, by combining our experience and expert services in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a unique prospect for our staff and our clients.” claims Jean-Claude Tapia, President of electronic.protection.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to get put prior to the finish of the yr and is issue to the consultation with staff representative bodies of both of those corporations.