Intertek Acquisition of Acumen Broadens Cyber Security Offering

December 13, 2017

Chicago – Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has acquired Acumen Security, LLC (Acumen), a US-based provider of security certification and assurance services. As a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading IT solutions providers, Acumen will complement and enhance Intertek’s current offering of cyber security and Internet of Things (IoT) services for a variety of products.

With end-to-end security certification solutions, Acumen works with its customers to provide product certification and validation in an efficient and cost-effective manner. These comprehensive solutions will fulfill the growing demand for security assurance services stemming from the rapid growth of IoT, increased data security breaches and the diverse range of global certification standards and security requirements.

Sunny Rai, Vice President at Intertek, commented: “Many of the world’s leading IT solutions providers rely on Acumen’s security expertise to both validate their existing products and to provide insight into the design of new products. That, combined with their client-centric approach will further enhance Intertek's global cyber security and IoT offering. Their expertise will help bring Intertek’s Total Quality Assurance to the industry in a timely, efficient manner."

Ashit Vora co-founder of Acumen stated: “At Acumen, with our extensive expertise certifying a wide variety of products across the technology spectrum, our goal has always been to make the certification process as easy as possible for our partners. We look forward to joining Intertek as we continue to partner with the industry in bringing security certification solutions to our global customer base.”

For more than 20 years, Intertek has been a leader in software testing and quality assurance, providing a full-spectrum of services for websites, desktop and mobile devices. With solutions focused on the Internet of Things, software assurance testing and cyber security, the Company offers a full suite of services to multiple industries including technology, lighting, medical devices and life safety. For more information, visit


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