Telus has announced the acquisition of Digital Wyzdom Inc. and Digital Wyzdom Forensics Inc. (hereafter referred to as Digital Wyzdom). This acquisition will add a digital forensics service that complements Telus’ existing security solutions portfolio to better serve customers with their forensics and security needs. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Telus Security Solutions has selected Digital Wyzdom based on its people, technology, and a shared vision of putting customers first for their security and forensic needs. Digital Wyzdom is a leading specialized and independent security consulting firm that provides digital forensics, network security, E-discovery, intellectual property, and fraud advisory services to organizations and legal counsels across Canada.
“Security breaches in the marketplace are on the rise and the demand for forensics services is expected to grow for the foreseeable future – there are few firms in Canada with credible experts in this field like Digital Wyzdom,” said Yogen Appalraju, vice-president of Telus Security Solutions. “By committing to the forensics market with a best-in-class solution, combined with the power of Telus’ networking, collaboration and mobility solutions for businesses, Telus is well positioned to support customers in identifying risks and proactively responding to potential threats.”
“Joining the Telus team is a tremendous opportunity for Digital Wyzdom to extend our forensics capabilities to create a more holistic security solution for Canadian businesses,” said Daniel Tobok, president, Digital Wyzdom, who will join Telus as director of Telus Security Solutions. “The digital forensics industry is growing rapidly as a result of the increasing digitization of all aspects of business, government, and personal records, and now as part of Telus, we can offer customers everything from incident response, to digital forensic investigations and analysis, to proactive network security analysis to safeguard businesses from intruders and cyber-crooks.”