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Electrosoft Strengthens Government Cybersecurity Expertise with Strategic Acquisition of Achilles Shield, Inc. June 1, 2022

Electrosoft today announced it has acquired Achilles Shield, Inc., a government cybersecurity services firm. The acquisition expands Electrosoft’s cybersecurity capabilities and services to federal civilian and defense organizations.

“Ensuring resilience from evolving cybersecurity threats remains one of the most critical elements of every government agency agenda,” said Dr. Sarbari Gupta, Electrosoft CEO. “With the addition of Achilles Shield, we are even better positioned to address the accelerating cybersecurity challenges of our federal defense and civilian customers.”

Under terms of the agreement, Achilles Shield is a wholly owned subsidiary of Electrosoft. Dr. Gupta also serves as the CEO of Achilles Shield. Kevin Thomas, who recently joined Electrosoft as senior vice president of strategic growth, is the founder of Achilles Shield and will continue serving as the subsidiary’s president.

About Electrosoft

Electrosoft delivers comprehensive technology-based solutions and services that propel mission success for federal government customers. Specializing in cybersecurity, Electrosoft supports civilian and defense organizations in advancing cybersecurity postures, modernizing technology ecosystems and adopting agile approaches to improve operational efficiency and security. Recognized for deep domain knowledge and mature management practices, the company is rated at Maturity Level 3 for CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC, and is certified under ISO 9001, ISO 20000-1 and ISO 27001. The rapidly growing 8(a), economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) and WOSB is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Learn more at

About Achilles Shield

Achilles Shield, Inc. offers strategic cybersecurity services for the public sector, delivering expert consulting, staff augmentation, managed security services and assessments. Achilles Shield is a wholly owned subsidiary of Electrosoft.

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