Cologne, Germany-based INFODAS is a company with around 250 employees and annual revenues of about 50 million eurosCologne, Germany-based INFODAS is a company with around 250 employees and annual revenues of about 50 million euros
  • Strategic Move: Airbus to Enhance Cybersecurity Offerings Through Infodas Takeover
  • The acquisition is awaiting regulatory approvals and is anticipated to be completed this year

Munich, Germany — In a significant development for the defense and cybersecurity sector, Airbus Defence and Space has announced an agreement to acquire Infodas, a German company specializing in cybersecurity and IT solutions.

This move aligns with Airbus’ strategic objective to enhance its cybersecurity capabilities, especially in the context of the burgeoning threats in cyberspace and the digital transformation of its products and systems, the airplane maker said.

“Cybersecurity at the Forefront for Airbus”

Airbus Defence and Space, in line with its commitment to bolster cybersecurity, views this acquisition as a crucial step. The escalating cyber threats and the digitization and interconnectedness of Airbus’ products necessitate a robust cybersecurity framework. Airbus has steadily developed its cybersecurity expertise over the years to safeguard its operations, customers, and larger ecosystem. Major programs like the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) underscore the importance of this initiative.

Infodas: A Snapshot

Infodas, based in Cologne, Germany, is renowned for its cybersecurity and IT solutions, particularly in the public sector, defense, and critical infrastructures. The company boasts approximately 250 employees and generates annual revenues of about 50 million euros. nfodashas a notable presence with additional offices across Germany, including in Berlin, Bonn, Hamburg, Munich, and Mainz. The Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has certified Infodas as an IT security service provider in key areas like information system auditing, consulting, and penetration tests. The company’s SDoT Security Gateway product family, approved for classified information levels up to secret, further strengthens its portfolio. These products also hold certifications in Common Criteria and possess other country-specific certifications.

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By Lisa Luckas

Lisa Luckas is a Sr. Business News Editor at Nobot.News.

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