Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company.
The amount of the deal – which requires prior consultation with the work council and would be subject to customary closing conditions – was not disclosed.
Once completed, the acquisition would bring approximately 100 cybersecurity professionals to Accenture Security’s workforce of nearly 7,000 professionals globally and extend Accenture’s cybersecurity presence and capabilities in France and in Europe.
Founded in 2008 by Hervé Rousseau, CEO, Openminded is a cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services.
Powered by a security operations center, the company helps clients anticipate and reduce cybersecurity risks, rapidly detect and respond to cyber incidents, and implement best practices in regulatory compliance.
Accenture Security is a provider of end-to-end cybersecurity services, including advanced cyber defense, applied cybersecurity solutions and managed security operations.