AT&T acquires VeriSign’s global security consulting business

AT&T announced the acquisition of VeriSign’s global security consulting business in a transaction that closed today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction aligns VeriSign’s security consulting experience in comprehensive risk assessment with AT&T’s suite of network-based cybersecurity services.

VeriSign’s Global Security Consulting Services business helps Fortune 500 companies understand corporate security requirements, navigate diverse regulations, identify security vulnerabilities, defend against and respond to attacks, reduce risk and meet business and industry security compliance requirements.

The experienced security consulting professionals joining AT&T as part of this transaction have an average of eight years of experience and 95 percent are Certified Information Systems Security Professionals. The team holds more than 55 industry certifications including CISM, ISO 27001.

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