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Cybersecurity Meets eDiscovery: ETRM Group Acquires L2 Services

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group (ETRM Group), a cybersecurity, information governance and risk management company, has acquired legal discovery services provider L2 Services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 244 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2022.

ETRM Group: Multiple Acquisitions, Latest Purchase Explained

ETRM Group, which launched in September 2020, has been busy on the M&A front. Earlier acquisitions include:

In the latest deal, L2 will operate as an ETRM Group subsidiary. The acquired business will continue to provide legal discovery services, along with ETRM Group's offerings. L2 complements ETRM Group's enterprise data management practice for corporations, law firms and government organizations, the companies said. It also enables ETRM Group to expand its litigation support services.

Furthermore, L2 allows ETRM Group to provide premium support for digital and print data throughout the information and litigation lifecycle, ETRM Group Chief People Officer Eric Singer said. In doing so, L2 helps ETRM Group keep pace with organizations' evolving data management and data protection needs.

A Closer Look at L2 and ETRM Group

L2 provides various discovery services that can be delivered as part of a managed services offering, including:

  • Digital and print production
  • Forensics and collection
  • Secure review hosting

Meanwhile, ETRM Group helps corporations, law firms and federal, state and local government organizations protect their data. It provides solutions that enable these organizations to identify, assess and remediate cyber risks.

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.