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Data Protection Acquisition: ID Technologies Buys Attila Security

ID Technologies, a federal IT solutions provider backed by private equity firm The Acacia Group, has acquired data protection company Attila Security. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is M&A deal number 443 that MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2021. See all technology M&A deals for 2021 and 2020 listed here. Also, we’ve tracked more than 60 MSSP mergers and acquisitions here.

Attila Security, which has 20 employees listed on LinkedIn, will tuck into will tuck into ID Technologies' Archon secure solutions division Also, Attila CEO Gregg Smith will continue to lead the Attila solutions.

A Closer Look at Attila

Attila, founded in 2018, raised $2.5 million in Series A funding in 2020. The company develops the GoSilent Platform, which provides secure data access globally, the seller stated.

GoSilent can be used to secure Internet of Things (IoT) networks, devices and systems, Attila indicated. It leverages a National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) and Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Certified Hardware Encryptor for secure communications.

Also, GoSilent creates an end-to-end encrypted link between end-user devices and enterprise or tactical servers, Attila noted. In doing so, the platform secures federal agency networks for remote access and enables remote workers to access classified and sensitive data without revealing their identity to third parties.

What Does the Attila Acquisition Mean for ID Technologies?

Attila strengthens ID's position in the CSfC solutions market, the company stated. It also enhances the performance and scalability of the Archon solutions suite.

Furthermore, the Attila acquisition highlights ID's commitment to investing in CSfC and product innovations focused on mobile device and mission-platform security, the company stated. It creates new opportunities for ID customers to securely access classified data from any location, at any time.

ID delivers security solutions to agencies across the defense, intelligence and federal civilian communities. It is backed by private equity firm The Acacia Group.

Federal IT solutions provider ID Technologies acquires data protection company Attila Security & enhances the capabilities of its Archon solutions portfolio.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.