TELUS acquires Digital WYZDOM, Canada's leading digital forensics provider

TELUS acquires Digital WYZDOM, Canada's leading digital forensics provider 
Acquisition adds digital forensics capabilities to TELUS Security Solutions 
dedicated to helping customers identify security risks and proactively respond 
to potential threats 
TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced the acquisition of Digital 
WYZDOM Inc. and Digital WYZDOM Forensics Inc. (hereafter referred to as 
Digital WYZDOM). This acquisition will add a digital forensics service that 
complements TELUS' existing security solutions portfolio to better serve 
customers with their forensics and security needs. Financial terms of the 
agreement were not disclosed. 
TELUS Security Solutions has selected Digital WYZDOM based on its people, 
technology, and a shared vision of putting customers first for their security 
and forensic needs. Digital WYZDOM is a leading specialized and independent 
security consulting firm that provides digital forensics, network security, 
E-discovery, intellectual property, and fraud advisory services to 
organizations and legal counsels across Canada. 
"Security breaches in the marketplace are on the rise and the demand for 
forensics services is expected to grow for the foreseeable future - there are 
few firms in Canada with credible experts in this field like Digital WYZDOM," 
said Yogen Appalraju, vice-president of TELUS Security Solutions. "By 
committing to the forensics market with a best-in-class solution, combined 
with the power of TELUS' networking, collaboration and mobility solutions for 
businesses, TELUS is well positioned to support customers in identifying risks 
and proactively responding to potential threats." 
"Joining the TELUS team is a tremendous opportunity for Digital WYZDOM to 
extend our forensics capabilities to create a more holistic security solution 
for Canadian businesses," said Daniel Tobok, president, Digital WYZDOM, who 
will join TELUS as director of TELUS Security Solutions. "The digital 
forensics industry is growing rapidly as a result of the increasing 
digitization of all aspects of business, government, and personal records, and 
now as part of TELUS, we can offer customers everything from incident 
response, to digital forensic investigations and analysis, to proactive 
network security analysis to safeguard businesses from intruders and 
About Digital WYZDOM 
Toronto-based Digital WYZDOM is a large independent computer security 
consulting firm best known for advanced computer forensics, investigating 
digital security breaches, and incident investigations in the workplace 
(including theft of intellectual property), for Canada's business leaders. 
Digital WYZDOM also offers proactive security audits, advisory services to 
prevent fraud as well as e-Discovery processing services used by law firms. 
Digital WYZDOM is staffed by the most senior and technically skilled staff in 
their field including ex-RCMP and ex-police investigators who understand both 
the workings of police departments globally as well as Canada's legal system. 
About TELUS Security Solutions 
TELUS Security Solutions offers customers the most comprehensive security 
portfolio including consulting and managed services, technology solutions, 
plus partnerships with 16 of the top 20 global security vendors. In addition, 
TELUS Security Labs - with a staff of 30 researchers and a $3 million budget - 
is a leading provider of security research to more than 50 of the world's top 
security product vendors. Whether your priority is handling targeted threats 
with real-time context, securing your mobile enterprise or removing your 
security management challenge, TELUS Security Solutions can help you gain 
visibility, understanding and control. 
About TELUS 
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading telecommunications company in 
Canada, thanks to $10.8 billion in annual revenue and 13 million customer 
connections, including 7.6 million wireless subscribers, 3.5 million wireline 
network access lines, 1.3 million Internet subscribers and 635,000 TELUS TV 
customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS 
provides a wide range of communications products and services, including 
wireless, data, Internet Protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and 
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members 
and retirees have contributed more than $300 million to numerous charitable 
and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.8 million hours of service 
to local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS Community Boards lead TELUS' 
local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most 
outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of 
Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this 
prestigious international recognition. 
For more information about TELUS, please visit 
Elisabeth Napolano TELUS Media Relations 416-906-9830 
SOURCE: TELUS Corporation 
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