Blumshapiro merges in SunBlock Systems

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Top 100 Firm blumshapiro has added SunBlock Systems, a consulting firm in Reston, Virginia, that provides cybersecurity, digital forensics and business intelligence services, effective Oct. 1, 2019.

As part of the deal, SunBlock will become a division of blumshapiro. Financial terms were not disclosed. However, SunBlock earned $1.5 million in annual revenue, while blumshapiro said it is approaching $100 million in annual revenue this year. The firm, based in West Hartford, Connecticut, ranked 58th on Accounting Today’s 2019 list of the Top 100 Firms, with $83.4 million in revenue last year. Blumshapiro currently has over 500 employees, including approximately 62 partners. Five senior people from SunBlock will be joining blumshapiro as part of the merger.

“With the addition of SunBlock Systems, Inc., we are significantly increasing our capabilities by providing clients with world-class expertise in the ever-growing area of global security and intelligence,” said blumshapiro CEO Joseph A. Kask in a statement. “SunBlock’s ability to protect clients’ key assets and further their business interests in both the cyber and physical worlds is integral in today’s digital world and complements blum’s cybersecurity, forensic and investigative services.”

SunBlock Systems, founded by CEO David Sun, specializes in digital forensics, e-discovery, cyber-intelligence and deep and dark web monitoring, due diligence and investigative support, cyber breach investigations and technology consulting. It also provides expert witness testimony on behalf of clients.

“We are very excited to join the blumshapiro team,” Sun stated. “Since our founding in 2002, our mission has always been to create the leading NexGen global security and intelligence firm, and this merger furthers that commitment. With blum’s resources we will expand our cutting-edge technology to help our clients protect their organizations from cyber threats, gain a tactical advantage against litigation opponents and competitors, and assure regulatory and legal compliance.”

In August, blumshapiro merged in Cowan Bolduc Doherty, a firm based in North Andover, Massachusetts.

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