Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company that specialises in providing identity and access management services (IAM), as well as security services for cloud, network management, public key infrastructure, cyber defence, applications and the Internet of Things. The acquisition, first announced on August 22, 2016, enhances Accenture's existing IAM services and security as-a-service capabilities and extends the company's other critical cyber defence services in the Asia-Pacific region. "In addition to a proven track record of providing cyber defence application security and Internet of Things security services, Redcore's seasoned security practitioners bring exceptional industry knowledge to Accenture. Our combined capabilities will enable us to serve our clients even better and deliver more innovative solutions tailored to their unique business needs," said Kelly Bissell, managing director, Accenture Security. "We continue to build great momentum as a global leader in security and I am delighted to continue this journey with Redcore in the Asia-Pacific region." Redcore provides security services and IT service management for a wide range of clients in the telecommunications, retail and finance industries, as well as government agencies. Founded in 2010, Redcore has multiple offices in Australia, India, New Zealand, the Philippines and Singapore and has approximately 130 security professionals. "As the market conditions for cybersecurity continue to evolve, we are very proud to integrate with Accenture," said Joseph Failla, Co-Founder, Redcore. "Through joining forces, our combined Redcore and Accenture Security team can tap into a pool of unique resources and be optimally placed to address and overcome the pressing cybersecurity challenges facing our clients within the Asia-Pacific market." 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