Capgemini to acquire Leidos Cyber to strengthen services in North America
Leidos Cyber, which has 10 years of experience in the commercial cybersecurity business, employs a team of nearly 500 elite cybersecurity professionals.
The transaction is expected to close by the end of this year.
Leidos Cyber, which has 10 years of experience in commercial cybersecurity business, employs a team of nearly 500 elite cybersecurity professionals. The company specialises in integrated offerings for cybersecurity and managed security services.
“Leidos Cyber defined the market in protecting the industrial control ecosystem for the mission critical infrastructure needs of global enterprises. It is the perfect fit to reinforce our cybersecurity practice in North America, to help meet the security requirements of our international client base,” Paul
Hermelin, chairman and CEO, Capgemini, was quoted saying in the statement.
“Our decision to transition the Leidos commercial cybersecurity business to Capgemini is the result of our deliberate focus on providing solutions, including cyber, to our core markets—governments and highly regulated industries,” Angie Heise, President, Leidos Civil Group, was quoted in the statement.