Deloitte, a New York-based professional service giant, has backed up its purchase of Singaporean blockchain specialist Practical Smart in the last year with a new acquisition of a software-based security solution firm, SecurePath. The acquisition will be useful in the Malaysian risk advisory practice of Deloitte. Kim Cheun Chung, the founder of SecurePath will join Deloitte as a partner.
“SecurePath’s ability will scale up and accelerate Deloitte’s cyber risk services, particularly enhancing our ability to offer clients expertise in data loss prevention, cyber threat defense, and other cyber-related services,” said Theo Tse Gan, cyber risk practice leader for Southeast Asia. “They will enhance and complement our existing investments in the design, build and running of Bespoke Cyber risk services for clients,” he further added.
Monitoring and Staying Alert Is a Key Event in Real-Time
SecurePath partners with a number of vendors including Veritas, NetIQ and Symantec and offers services in cyber threat defense, governance, risk and compliance, and information management & protection. “Today, businesses are investing in projects and programs that help them to monitor and stay alert to the key risk events in real-time such as fraud, compliance, cybersecurity, and financial crime,” said James Nunn-price, APAC cyber leader for Deloitte. “SecurePath helps their clients build and implement solutions so that they can get the insight needed to stay ahead of, and block the threats,” he added.
“We have been working very closely with Symantec, Veritas, and NetIQ for many years, and have established ourselves as the premier go-to partners for customers who desire high-quality services for extracting the maximum value from their investments in these technologies, said Chung. He further added, “Our team has successfully and repeatedly proven to excel in providing turnkey project delivery services”.