Accenture acquires Defense Point Security

Accenture, the global IT services and outsourcing provider, has acquired Defense Point Security (DPS) for a still undisclosed amount. DPS, founded in 2007, provides advanced cyber defense solutions to the US federal government. It also specializes in providing advanced Security Operations Center expertise. Accenture aims to integrate DPS with the Accenture federal services business. The latest deal, it said, is expected to expand Accenture’s federal services capabilities as well as strengthen its leadership position in providing cybersecurity solutions to US federal departments.