Cybersecurity has emerged as a key risk factor during the due diligence process of any merger and acquisition. Just being part of an M&A deal – whether you’re the acquirer, seller, advisor, or vendor providing related services to a company involved in M&A – makes an organization an attractive target to hackers.
In this interview transcript, CrowdStrike General Counsel Steve Chabinsky shares:
- Insights into the review and vetting of cyber risks that could impact the transaction
- How organizations on both sides can prepare for due diligence
- Potential cybersecurity “deal-breakers”
- Key risk factors to focus on