Cybersecurity: A Critical Check in M&A

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Nothing can vaporize enterprise value faster than a cyber event, especially at a juncture as critical in a company’s life as an M&A deal.

Given the notorious complexity of M&A transactions, a proper assessment of the target company’s exposure to cyberrisk can be easily overlooked, as other concerns dominate management’s attention. But the number of exposure points for businesses have increased because of factors like the popularity of cloud computing, the use of software-as-a-service technology, the Internet of Things, and reliance on third-party processing solutions. The introduction of the recent General Data Protection Regulation in Europe and other info-security regulation is also set to have huge potential impact on these types of transactions.

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