Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a global professional services firm providing risk, retirement and health solutions, acquired Cytelligence Inc, a Canada-based cyber security firm with deep expertise in Cyber Breach Response, Cyber Breach Investigations, and Digital Forensics.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The acquisition will allow Aon to expand its current coverages within the cyber market. Cytelligence will join the portfolio of Aon’s Cyber Solutions, which combines digital risk management services, security services, professional risk solutions, and a global risk consulting practice.
This acquisition enhances Aon’s 2016 acquisition of Stroz Friedberg and now allows its Cyber Solutions to offer a more holistic portfolio of services to clients from proactive security services, to incident response, to risk quantification and insurance broking.
Founded in June 2016 and led by CEO Daniel Tobok, who will join Aon as the Canadian President, Aon’s Cyber Solutions, Cytelligence is a cybersecurity company that provides incident response advisory, digital forensic expertise, security consulting services and cyber security training for employees to allow organizations to respond to cyber security threats and strengthen their security posture. The company, which employs professionals in cyber security and education, investigations, and forensic analytics, has offices in Toronto, Ottawa, New York, San Francisco and Miami.