The British Standards Institution (BSI) has just announced the acquisition of Espion Ltd and Espion UK, experts at managing and securing corporate information and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The deal will see Espion become an operating subsidiary of BSI’s Professional Services business function and function under the name ‘Espion – A BSI Professional Services Company’.
The acquisition of Espion expands BSI’s Professional Services business which has grown its consultancy capability globally following recent acquisitions in the US. It also reinforces BSI as the authority in information resilience.
BSI was the originator of the internationally recognised ISO 27000 Series of Information Security Standards and is the global leader in providing training and certification to ISO 27001, the established Best Practice benchmark for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).