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Accenture acquires cybersecurity firm

Accenture has added a variety of cybersecurity capabilities by acquiring FusionX.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Based in Arlington, Va., FusionX has capabilities in cyber attack simulation, threat modeling, cyber investigations and security risk advisory services.

The acquisition will augment Accenture’s Security practice, allowing its customers to protect against and detect vulnerabilities and ward off attacks, improving business results, the company said in a release.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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