Accenture completes acquisition of iDefense

Accenture’s full acquisition of iDefense Security Intelligence Services is seen to boost the company’s existing Cyber Defense Services through better threat intelligence to augment the services it manages for clients’ security operations. Kelly Bissell, managing director of Accenture Security, disclosed that iDefense dramatically increases the breadth of Accenture’s threat intelligence capabilities, given iDefense’s track record as one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence business with proven capabilities in making its intelligence both timely and actionable for clients. Accenture serves more than 200 cities covering120 countries, including the Philippines.