Security has entered into an agreement to acquire the MSSP Context Information
Security from its previous owner Babcock International Group.

The deal’s financial
details were not disclosed, but Accenture said all 250 Context employees will
be brought over.

Context was
founded in 1988 and provides cyber defense, intelligence-driven red team,
vulnerability research and incident response services.

acquisition is an excellent match for us, combining a group of highly skilled
cybersecurity professionals globally while providing differentiated services to
clients in the U.K. market,” said Kelly Bissell, a senior managing director at

This is the
second major deal announced by Accenture this year. In January
the company bought Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom
for an undisclosed amount of money. This took place almost five months to the
day from when the latter Symantec paid $11 billion for the unit.