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Is your enterprise going through a merger and acquisition? Will your cybersecurity issues be the reason for holding up the deal--or even worse--for causing the deal to fall through?

More and more cybersecurity is a vital area to assess in a deal--one that could make or break a merger or acquisition for your company. 

According to a new study by West Monroe Partners and Mergermarket, Testing the Defenses: Cybersecurity due diligence in M&A, 77 percent of acquirers believe the importance of cybersecurity at M&A targets has increased significantly over the last two years.

One key finding of the report is that 70 percent of respondents said compliance problems are one of the most common types of cybersecurity issues uncovered during due diligence, while 40 percent said a lack of comprehensive security architecture is also common.

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