SilverSky Announces Acquisition of Cygilant, Acquires UK Presence and Renowned Data Research Talent

MORRISVILLE, North Carolina, January 10, 2022 / PRNewswire / – SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response (MDR) services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Burlington, Massachusetts-based Cygilant.

As a leading provider of cybersecurity as a service, Cygilant operates a Security Operations Center (SOC) in Belfast, Northern Ireland and also has some of the world’s most remarkable doctoral talents focused on cybersecurity, advanced networking, and data science. The addition of Cygilant’s UK delivery center complements SilverSky’s current footprint in Asia and North America while expanding SilverSky’s access to European markets.

In October 2021, SilverSky announced that ITOCHU International, Inc., the flagship North American company of TokyoITOCHU Corporation, has made a strategic investment of $ 31.5 million in SilverSky. In addition, in August 2021, SilverSky announced the completion of the acquisition of New Jersey-based Advanced IT Solutions Group, LLC (ACSG) which added a notable customer base within the education industry in the United States and marked the company’s first acquisition in a series of planned growth opportunities.

“Along with our recent growth announcements, this acquisition of Cygilant, a cybersecurity as a service and threat intelligence powerhouse, helps further galvanize our efforts to expand SilverSky’s presence globally as well as ‘to retain and nurture some of the best talent in cybersecurity and data science,’ said Richard dobrow, CEO of SilverSky. “Cygilant shares our commitment to rich service offerings that are unmatched in the industry. We are delighted to welcome the Cygilant team and their customers.

“We are delighted to join SilverSky,” said Rob scott, CEO and President of Cygilant who will join SilverSky as Chief Strategy Officer. “This represents an important next chapter in Cygilant’s journey, as our innovative SOC capabilities and deep cybersecurity expertise are combined with one of the most comprehensive MDR offerings in the industry. The result for our clients will be access to the collective set of managed services that will continue to enrich their cyber protection and strengthen their security posture. “

About SilverSky
Businesses of all sizes face the same cybersecurity threats, compliance obligations and business risks as Fortune 500 companies. SilverSky is leveling the playing field and enabling businesses of all sizes to access industry-leading cybersecurity. business to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. SilverSky offers one of the industry’s most comprehensive managed detection and response (MDR) solutions. Delivered as a managed service model, SilverSky MDR makes powerful cybersecurity simple, affordable, and accessible to organizations of all sizes and industries. Customer environments are monitored 24/7/365 by highly trained security operations analysts in SilverSky SOCs, which have been developed on the basis of military-grade security and are powered by the latest integrated technology. SilverSky has over 20 years of successful operational cybersecurity defending thousands of customers in some of the most demanding industries. Visit

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Sean N. Ayres