PLANO, TX – Oct. 3, 2016 - NTT DATA, Inc., a leading business and IT services provider, today announced it has been selected by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to provide risk and security assessment services to agencies and higher education institutions throughout Texas.

“Texas DIR was seeking a partner that not only has an understanding of the State’s current security standards, but could also offer real-world experience and practical solutions to lessening the cybersecurity risks of State agencies and institutions,” said Tim Morton, senior vice president, NTT DATA, Inc. “Through this partnership, we will deliver security and risk assessment services to agencies across Texas by utilizing our proven methodologies and breadth of local knowledge combined with global experience.”

For each organization, NTT DATA and its affiliate, NTT Security (US) Inc., will perform an IT security gap analysis, evaluate findings, and provide recommendations on how to mitigate the identified risks and close the gaps.

NTT DATA, along with NTT Security, enable organizations to build high-performing and effective security and risk management programs to overcome constantly changing challenges in our increasingly connected world. With a combined team of more than 1,500 security consultants globally, we partner with clients to identify areas of need and develop plans to address gaps and secure environments.
 
For State agencies and higher education institutions desiring to learn more about this program, please contact Joe Mancino, at 214-770-3162 or by email at joseph.mancino@nttdata.com.


About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is a leading business and IT services provider and global innovation partner with 80,000 professionals based in over 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, digital, managed services and industry solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating approximately $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 85% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn more.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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