Cipherpoint announces successful completion of Brace168 acquisition


In an ASX announcement, Cipherpoint has completed the acquisition of 100% of Brace168 Pty Limited.

Brace168 builds IT and cyber security solutions that work across business and enterprises or government agencies.  Its customers are across the financial property, manufacturing, technology and health sectors (including both ASX50 and ASX200 companies).

Cipherpoint’s products will be offered to those customers. Brace168 is now a subsidiary of Cipherpoint and will continue to trade under its existing name. The Brace168 team has advised it is on track to achieve strong year on year growth in recurring revenues.

Key customers in property and banking have agreed to renewals with upside from an expansion of services. Additional team members are being recruited for business development and customer success.

The Brace168 sales pipeline continues to build. Matt Miller will be COO and Greg CISO of Brace168. Steven Bliim is COO of the Cipherpoint and Hugh Stodart is Head of Product and Software Engineering.

Chairman Ted Pretty will oversee the combined group supported by David Grinham as Head of Finance. Cipherpoint Chairman Mr Ted Pretty said: “We are delighted to welcome Matt Miller, Greg Bunt and their team to Cipherpoint. Our joint focus will be to ensure that Brace will have one of the most sophisticated MSSP offerings in the market. Our recently announced partnership with XM Cyber will be followed by other complementary alliances. We are targeting increased revenue and opening up new opportunities.”