To reinforce its cybersecurity position in the North American market, Atos has acquired Canada-based cybersecurity consulting firm, In Fidem. It would enhance Atos’ North American cybersecurity services capabilities by bringing experienced consultants to the Atos team.

Photo Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity at Atos
“This acquisition reinforces our position in a fast-growing cybersecurity market and is a key addition to our current cybersecurity business in North America,” said Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity at Atos.

The acquisition would expand Atos’ client portfolio and established expertise in cybersecurity services in Canada. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Montréal with offices in Québec City and Ottawa, In Fidem has expertise in cloud security, digital identity, risk management, security operations, digital forensics and cyber breach response. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

In Fidem is familiar with addressing large private and public organizations’ digital security challenges. The company will bring its network of more than 100 highly skilled specialists to the Atos cybersecurity team.

“This acquisition reinforces our position in a fast-growing cybersecurity market and is a key addition to our current cybersecurity business in North America,” said Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In Fidem’s strong long-standing client relationships will bring added value to our teams. We’re excited to unite our expertise with that of In Fidem and see many synergies between our teams and business approach.”

Cybersecurity Expertise

Atos is a global provider of digital transformation solutions with 110,000 employees and annual revenue of € 12 billion. A European leader in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing (HPC), the Atos group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 73 countries.

“This strategic move will enable our customers to benefit from Atos’ extensive expertise, global presence and its leading rankings in Managed Security Services,” said Matthieu Chouinard, CEO of In Fidem. “We’re convinced that the combined capabilities of our portfolio and expertise with that of Atos’ will bring added value to our clients. We look forward to the next steps in our journey together.”

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