Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are commonplace in today's high tech world. They are complex transactions that expose companies to risk - especially security risk. This is particularly important for software organizations as mergers and acquisitions mean assuming the inherent security in the merger. Acquirers don’t understand the scope of the risk they open themselves up to so due diligence is critical. Understanding the potential risks as well as potential solutions to manage this risk is critical knowledge before M&A begins.
In this panel discussion you will learn:
- Why security considerations are so critical for reducing the overall business risk in M&A
- Critical things to look for when performing a security review
- How to address and manage security risks in M&A
Arvin Bansal - AmerisourceBergen
Adrian Peters - Vista Equity Partners