Warwick-based NMG Consulting joins OmniCyber Security

08 February 2019 Consultancy.uk 3 min. read

Cyber security expert NMG Consulting has joined with OmniCyber Security to form a holistic cyber services firm based in the UK. The deal sees OmniCyber Security further bolster its capacity for end-to-end work in the sector, having recently partnered with Dark Trace and Sophos.

Founded in 2015, NMG Consulting is a provider of cybersecurity, compliance, infrastructure and incident response services, serving organisations in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, United States, Canada and Asia Pacific. The firm’s partners include bsi and conosco, helping the consultancy to provide a bespoke and pragmatic consultancy services that are designed to meet the unique challenges of any organisation.

With the cybersecurity scene becoming even more important to businesses in the UK and across the world, consulting firms which cater to the security needs of companies have seen demand spike. In turn, this has seen them become attractive propositions for acquisition, and the Warwick-based NMG is no exception to this.

Warwick-based NMG Consulting joins OmniCyber Security

Solihull-headquartered OmniCyber Security offers clients access to protective measures for cyber security and related regulatory compliance via offensive technology, defensive controls and GRC services. Omni has been working to build itself into a holistic, end-to-end service provider in recent times, having already partnered with cyber firms Dark Trace and Sophos, a pair of market leaders in their respective fields. Keen to expand its presence in the consulting sector, the firm has completed the purchase of NMG for an undisclosed fee.

The deal sees the conjoined firms hoping to offer customers a breadth of services spanning the whole cybersecurity spectrum, from cyber essentials for a small SME to monitoring an international bank's whole IT infrastructure. At the same time, NMG founder Nish Gopal will join Omni as Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Bobbie Bhogal, a Director at OmniCyber Security, said of the news, "We are very excited at OmniCyber Security to have acquired NMG Consulting, headed up by Nish Gopal. Nish brings with him a wealth of hands-on experience in governance, risk and compliance strengthening OmbiCyber’s capability to consult in subjects such as ISO27001, GDPR, supplier assurance and PCI. Nish will work closely with Jason McWhirr, our QSA, to provide a first-class information security services to our clients."

Gopal has previously worked for the Ministry of Defence, Hewlett-Packard and BAE systems, and noted his own "delight" at the deal. He added, "I was highly impressed by the sheer calibre of the team and wealth of experience already at Omni, headed up by director Bobbie Bhogal… Our objective is to make Omni into a market-leading boutique cybersecurity consultancy and our vision is to be as agile and flexible as possible. By being this way, Omni will be able to tailor our service offerings to meet clients' actual requirements instead of trying to shoehorn standard templated solutions into different clients."