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Merger & Aquisition Cyber Due Diligence

In the context of merger and acquisition (M&A) scenarios, C2SEC iRisk platform enables continuously assess and understanding of acquisition targets' cyber risks and liabilities as part of cyber due diligence process.

Customer Pain Points

As cyber risk has become a business risk that can impact companies's financial bottom line, it is not a surprise that cyber risk assessment has become a crucial part in M&A's due diligence process. However, there are several challenges for enterprise M&A security teams, consulting firms, or law firms to perform effective cyber risk due diligence analysis.

Time constraints. In the tight schedule of due diligence process, every second counts. As the Enterprise IT infrastructure is complex, dynamic and across multiple GEO regions, security teams need automated services to compensate traditional approaches such as questionnaire and manual penetration testing to continuously assess and monitor acquisition targets' cyber risks.

What's more, there is lack of quantitative and bench-mark analysis to help senior executives to making the investment decision: is cyber risk become a show-stopper for the M&A, or is it still a controlled risk? 

Our Solution

iRisk enables continuous monitoring, assessment and bench-marking of cyber risks for M&A target's IT assets, its supply chains, and its employee's behavior. Specifically, the platform provides:

Fast turnaround. The non-intrusive, fully automated approach allows fast turnarounds of assessments to fit the tight timeline frames in due diligence process. The assessment sets the road map to direct further specialized security evaluations, such as areas of targeted penetration testing.  

Peer group and bench-marking. iRisk benchmarks acquisition target's cyber risk with their peer group comparison to support M&A decision process.   


High confidentiality. iRisk provides additional control features such as granular access control, MFA, log filtering and etc. to meet high confidentiality requirement in M&A transactions, especially when the target is a public trading companies,