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Cyberfort Group acquires cyber security consultancy Agenci

Jun 11 2018

The Cyberfort Group has bolstered its ranks with the acquisition of cyber security consultancy Agenci for an undisclosed sum.

The transaction adds a third business to the Cyberfort Group, with Agenci joining ultra-secure hosting and managed services provider The Bunker, and cyber security testing business Arcturus.

Agenci is a consultancy that specialises in IT security, particularly ISO 27001 and GDPR. The Wakefield headquartered company also has offices in London, and works with a range of clients across the UK to help them meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Cyberfort Group, which is backed by Palatine Private Equity, is building an end-to-end data security proposition made up of world-class talent and infrastructure.

Andy Hague, CEO at Cyberfort Group said: “We searched for a best-in-breed cyber security consultancy and found that in Agenci. Proper strategic guidance is often the missing link when it comes to security and compliance. This is what Agenci provides and all the clients within our Group now stand to benefit from this world-class expertise.

“We have a clear vision for Cyberfort and we will continue to develop our proposition in order to deliver complete data assurance built around four pillars – protect, detect, advise and shield. The risk and regulatory landscape is changing rapidly and we are perfectly placed to support businesses grappling with the challenges posed by information security.”

Tom Barker, CEO at Agenci said: “We are proud to be working alongside industry leaders as part of the Cyberfort Group and to be taking this next step in the evolution of Agenci. This acquisition further enhances our proposition to our valued clients and strengthens our market position.

“With the noise around GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the upcoming ePrivacy regulation, data protection has gone mainstream and we are now fully positioned to not only ensure our clients achieve compliance, but benefit from it at the same time.”