Assessing and quantifying cyber risk in M&A deals

Quantifying cyber risk in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals is challenging. As cyber events have increased in scope and complexity, investors are requiring that the quantification of a target entity’s cyber exposure be part of their due diligence. The more capable an entity is in measuring cyber risk, the greater advantage it has during M&A negotiations.

In this article, Milliman’s Chris Harner and Lisa Henderson explain how organizations can quantify the risks in order to provide a better valuation of a target entity and overall risk profile of the transaction.

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