AT&T acquires Verisign Security Consulting

Khalid Kark

AT&T recently announced it has acquired VeriSign's Global Security Consulting Services business for an undisclosed amount. The news was not shocking, since VeriSign had been shopping around for a buyer a few years now and AT&T had to acquire additional competencies in their security service portfolio to compete with other telcos – who have already acquired specialized security companies. Here are my initial thoughts on this acquisition.

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