IBM Security says it has completed the acquisition of Resilient Systems Inc., a privately-held provider of incident response solutions.
IBM Security had previously announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Resilient Systems but financial terms were not disclosed.
The company, now known as Resilient, an IBM Company, joins the IBM Security business unit and will be part of a significant expansion of the company’s capabilities in the incident response marketplace. Resilient’s technology automates and orchestrates the many processes needed when dealing with cyber incidents – from breaches to lost devices, according to the tech giant.
“The combination of Resilient’s people – top thought leaders in the incident response marketplace – and their technology is a differentiating addition to our security business,” Marc van Zadelhoff, General Manager, IBM Security says. “Our investments in threat detection and prevention have helped us move into a leadership position in the security market. With Resilient, we’re expanding the capabilities we bring to customers, helping them manage the complexities in resolving security incidents, including the coordination of teams, best practices, and reporting.”
“The Resilient team is delighted to be joining IBM Security,” John Bruce, CEO, Resilient, an IBM company adds. “Together, we will be a powerful force helping organizations to manage the evolving security challenges that they face. With the scale of IBM research, development and investment behind us, we’re excited about the possibilities for innovation and to engage with new clients around the world.”