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Lloyd’s Register acquires cyber security firm

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced the acquisition of Nettitude, a provider of cyber security services to companies in various industries with 140 employees worldwide.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Founded in 2003, Nettitude provides cyber security assurance, risk management and managed detection and response services, developing tools and techniques based on its own research.

Its capabilities will bolster LR’s existing range of cyber security services, including certification, compliance, training, audit and security consulting, by adding penetration testing, information security consulting, managed security services and incident response handling.

“This is an important acquisition for Lloyd’s Register to enhance our capability in assuring the increasingly complex supply chains in which we operate,” said LR CEO, Alastair Marsh.

“Information and operational technology security is a key concern for our clients across all sectors, as we see increasing dependencies on technology and challenges created by Industry 4.0.”{/mprestriction}

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