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chesscybersecurity.co.uk

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About Chess Cybersecurity

Chess Cybersecurity, formerly Foursys, provides security consultancy to the public sector and SMEs, including product supply and installation, storage, hosted and cloud solutions, managed services, networking infrastructure, professional services, business continuity, unified communications and systems management.

Chess Cybersecurity Headquarter Location

Manor Park, Great Barton Bury St Edmonds

Suffolk, England, IP31 2QR,

United Kingdom

+44-(0)1284-788900

Latest Chess Cybersecurity News

Pentesting Acquisition: UK Tech Firm Chess ICT Buys Armadillo

Aug 12, 2021

MSSP Alert by Dan Kobialka • Aug 12, 2021 Chess ICT , a UK technology solutions provider, has acquired British penetration testing company Armadillo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This is M&A deal number 508 that MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E  have covered thus far in 2021. In this case, Armadillo’s pentesting capabilities have been integrated into Chess’ security portfolio, which represents over 20 percent of the company’s sales. In addition, Armadillo strengthens Chess’ ability to deliver end-to-end security to its customers, Chess CEO David Pollock said. Armadillo and Chess Cybersecurity Capabilities Armadillo offers several security pentesting services, including: Application: Identifies vulnerabilities in mobile apps and websites. Infrastructure: Detects vulnerabilities across computer systems, network devices and IP address ranges. Network: Scans for external and internal network vulnerabilities. Along with its pentesting services, Armadillo provides simulated attack, compliance and other security testing services. Armadillo also offers an IT health check that organizations can use to assess an organization’s compliance with security policies, the security awareness of its staff and its ability to respond to cyberattacks. Armadillo bolsters Chess’ cybersecurity team, which serves over 1,000 of businesses and government agencies in the UK. Meanwhile, Armadillo could help Chess capitalize on rising demand for pentesting services. Global pentesting services market revenues could total approximately $1.6 billion in 2021, according to industry analyst MarketsandMarkets . Also, these revenues are projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 13.8 percent between 2021 and 2026 and could reach $3 billion by 2026. Pentesting Mergers and Acquisitions

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