SecureData and Cygnia Technologies Ltd (“Cygnia”), both in cybersecurity services, have joined forces with Cygnia becoming a SecureData company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. In 2016 Cygnia reported sales of around £9m and operates from offices in Birmingham and Central London. All of Cygnia’s employees will remain with the group.
Both SecureData and Cygnia are steeped in the roots of the cybersecurity industry having been established in 1992 and 2007 respectively. Both organisations are well known to each other and share many of the same partnerships with the world’s leading cybersecurity equipment and software manufacturers.
Ian Brown, Executive Chairman at SecureData commented “This is a very exciting transaction for us and we couldn’t be more delighted to welcome the team from Cygnia to SecureData. The enhanced group is now clearly positioned as one of the leading independent cybersecurity services businesses throughout the UK and selected overseas markets. With over 210 employees including 150 cybersecurity engineers, analysts and consultants the group is well positioned to provide business customers with a one stop shop service for all their cybersecurity needs. In a world where the security threats to businesses are increasing almost daily having a trusted cybersecurity partner is becoming a critical board room issue. Already providing services to approx. 1000 customers the combination of SecureData and Cygnia positions the group well to provide that partnership for both private and public sector organisations”
Jon Busfield, Managing Director at Cygnia commented: “The whole Cygnia team is excited to be joining SecureData. With an enhanced offering as a result of SecureData’s extensive range of professional, support and managed services this is great news for our existing customers, partners and people”.