New Cyber Security Centre to include approximately 100 highly skilled cyber security consultants

London, 04 December 2019

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has officially opened its new Cyber Security Centre in Bridgend, South Wales.  The new centre significantly expands CGI’s current cyber security services delivered from Wales. With plans for approximately 100 highly skilled consultants providing 24/7 services to clients across the UK’s commercial and public sectors, the state-of-the-art cyber centre’s services will include 24/7 protective monitoring, cyber threat intelligence, threat hunting, incident response and forensics. 

Richard Holmes, Vice President of Cyber Security Services at CGI in the UK said: “At CGI we help a broad range of clients manage their cyber security challenges with a business focused approach.  Our new Cyber Security Centre will help our clients be resilient against the increasing threat of cyber-attacks, data breaches and insider threats. CGI has had a long history as a major employer in South Wales and our latest investment is testament to the highly skilled workforce in the region and our commitment to continue to bring high-skilled jobs to the region.”

For more than 40 years, CGI has helped clients manage complex security challenges with a business focused approach – protecting what is most valuable to them.  CGI has one of the UK’s largest dedicated Cyber Security teams, with more than 250 cyber security professionals across the UK.  They help clients assess their cyber security risks, with design and development of secure solutions, and with managed security services to protect against cyber-attack.  The new Cyber Security Centre builds on the success of CGI’s existing Reading-based Cyber Security Centre, providing a platform for continued growth in this high-demand area. CGI is continually looking to build and evolve its team of professionals across the UK.  Further details of roles currently available can be found at www.cgi-group.co.uk/careers/cyber

 

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With approximately 77,500 consultants and professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results. With Fiscal 2019 reported revenue of C$12.1 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more at cgi.com.

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