Echelon Consulting Ltd, one of the leading independent Information security and safety consultancies in the UK has been acquired by DNV.
This move is part of DNV’s IT risk management growth strategy and follows the recent acquisitions of Utrecht based consulting and education company, CIBIT, and Hamburg based IT Management company, Tireno.
DNV offers a broad range of risk management services, including IT risk management. More than 500 employees work with IT-related services in DNV.
Echelon has a service portfolio of information security consultancy, safety assessment and managed security operations centres (SOC). Echelon is particularly strong in the UK central government, law enforcement and military sectors, but is also active in sectors such as telecommunications, media, banking, finance, transportation and utilities. The company was established in 1993, is located in Fleet, Hampshire, and operates with 22 permanent staff, complemented by contractor support.
Date: 25 August 2006