Deloitte Acquires Identity & Access Management Business of Iditarod Systems, Inc.

Leading provider of security and privacy services announces further

expansion of Identity & Access Management capabilities

Nov 12, 2007, 00:00 ET from Deloitte

    NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte took another step today in
 building on its position as one of the leading providers of Identity &
 Access Management (IAM) services and solutions by announcing its
 acquisition of certain assets of Iditarod Systems, Inc., an identity &
 access management consulting firm based in McLean, Virginia.
     "The addition of Iditarod's resources and talent reinforces our
 position as a leading IAM systems integrator and expands our already broad
 footprint as a provider of security and privacy services. This acquisition
 helps us scale our service delivery capabilities and enhances our ability
 to provide our clients with an even more comprehensive range of IAM
 solutions," explained Christopher Lee, national leader of Deloitte's
 Security & Privacy Services practice.
     Established in 2002, Iditarod serves a number of Fortune 500 clients,
 in the consumer business, diversified financial services, and
 telecommunications industries. "Iditarod has built a very successful
 presence and a strong reputation as an IAM systems integrator. We were
 particularly attracted to the high quality of their team. Their culture,
 capabilities and business strategy align very closely with ours," said Lee.
     "Deep talent and specific skill sets within the IAM space are hard to
 find in the market today," said Mark Ford, national leader of Deloitte's
 IAM service offering. "With the need for IAM solutions expanding quickly,
 we are responding to market demand for top notch, experienced integration
 capabilities. We believe that the addition of the talent, knowledge, skills
 and abilities of the professionals at Iditarod, combined with their
 commitment to client satisfaction will reinforce Deloitte's position as a
 leader in this market, and bring to bear a new depth of talent and
 resources in the marketplace."
     One of Iditarod's founders, John Repetti, will join Deloitte in its
 national IAM Center of Excellence. Iditarod's team will continue to work
 under Repetti's direction to deliver services and solutions to their
 existing clients as well as Deloitte & Touche's portfolio of client
     Deloitte & Touche's Security & Privacy Services professionals design,
 develop, and implement industry-leading information security solutions for
 businesses. Enterprise-wide services include: Security Management, Identity
 & Access Management, Privacy & Data Protection, Business Continuity
 Management, Enterprise Application Integrity, Vulnerability Management, and
 Infrastructure & Operations Security.
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