NTT DATA Selected by Texas Department of Information Resources to Provide Risk and Security Assessment Services

Agreement will assess security posture for multiple agencies and higher education institutions across Texas

PLANO, TX – October 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 & risk management programs to overcome constantly changing challenges in our increasingly connected world. With a team of more than 1,500 security consultants globally, our company partners with clients to identify areas of need and develop execuitiable plans to address gaps and secure environments.

For State agencies and higher education institutions desiring to learn more about this program, please contract 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, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues, and partner to 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

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