IRM sells to Altran

IRM sells to Altran

Cheltenham-based Information Risk Management (IRM) has been acquired by Global, multi-billion dollar engineering and R&D company, Altran. IRM has 82 employees, including a highly-experienced senior management team that has a high degree of experience within the information security risk industry. Co-founders, Charles White and David Cazalet will remain in the business post acquisition.

IRM serves a long-term customer base of commercial and governmental clients, such as Travelex, BNP Paribas and Telefónica, but also the UK Ministry of Defence, Department for Transport, Cabinet Office and GCHQ (including a strong alliance with its newly established UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Charles White, Co-founder and CEO of IRM, added: “Altran and IRM have a shared vision to create a world class Cyber Security offering for the benefit of our clients and which will challenge and motivate our professionals as this exciting market evolves”. IRM significantly enhances Altran’s capability in Cyber Security, providing critical mass to address this market and grow from its UK base. In the UK, there is increasing demand for Cyber Security services from both existing and prospective Altran clients. IRM holds numerous best-in-class accreditations and certifications qualifying it as an established citizen in the Cyber Security world.