Moss Adams merges in cybersecurity provider AsTech

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Top 100 firm Moss Adams has expanded its cybersecurity consulting services by merging in AsTech Consulting, a cyber risk management firm that specializes in application and network security, secure development and security training.

The deal, whose financial terms were not disclosed, will be completed November 1.

AsTech was founded in 1997 in San Francisco. The company started by working with financial institutions, designing and implementing secure network solutions. AsTech now provides a range of internet application security consulting services, including penetration testing, best practices and compliance programs, and training in areas such as incident response and secure coding techniques.

Thirteen professionals from AsTech will join Moss Adams, and Greg Reber, CEO and founder of AsTech, will join as partner.

“We recognize that our clients have a growing need for help with cybersecurity,” said Eric Miles, partner in charge of the Moss Adams Advisory Services Practice, in a statement. “The high-caliber technical expertise at AsTech will be a critical facet in safeguarding our clients’ information technology.”

“Moss Adams has a great history, reputation and culture,” added Reber. “In joining together, we’ll be complementing an established security consulting team, adding our expertise in optimizing clients’ application security programs. We have an amazing team of dedicated professionals who are among the best in the world at helping companies manage cyberrisk, and I’m very excited about what we can accomplish as part of Moss Adams.”

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