Even non-tech companies should expect thorough cyber diligence in an M&A process
Sellers should be prepared for buyers to look at all aspects of their IT and digital footprint. Buyers will want to understand any products and services that are currently utilized or offered and how they support the current business. This might include looking at technical specifications, studies, demonstrations of the actual technology and technology roadmaps.
Buyers will want to understand the IT systems environment and the architecture, which would include the current software and hardware inventory. They would want to assess the IT function as a whole for effectiveness, sustainability and potential for integration with other services.