What level of importance does Cyber Security play in M&A deals?

There are few industries that isn´t trying their opportunities on the Internet. We are probably in a economic phase where several industries are looking for consolidations as part of their strategy to overcome the challenges. It could be the first cycle of market consolidations where company's maturity in cybersecurity can play an important role in their estimated value on the market. The eagerness to “dress the bride” will also postpone necessary investments in security, something that can be very costly for the buying part. Therefore, make sure to include the company's cyber resistance in the valuation of the company.

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