Cyber Security

Seisma Group Strengthens their Cyber Security Capabilities with the Acquisition of Q1 Group

April 2, 2024

Seisma Group, a leading provider of IT professional services, today announced the acquisition of Q1 Group, an Australian professional services consultancy.

For almost twenty years, Q1 Group have been supporting some of the largest and most complex organisations in the country with high-quality Cyber Security, IT Risk, Group Risk & Compliance, Financial Crime & Fraud, Infrastructure and Data Security teams - allowing them to innovate securely in line with Australian and global regulatory environments.

This is a strategic move to enhance Seisma Group’s cybersecurity capabilities to better serve its clients in an increasingly complex digital landscape. The acquisition brings together both organisations' expertise and resources, positioning Seisma Group as a full-service IT Professional Services provider for businesses seeking premier end-to-end IT services and solutions.

Rob Hogeland, CEO of Seisma Group, stated,

"We are excited to welcome Q1 into the Seisma Group family. This acquisition aligns with our commitment to delivering comprehensive IT solutions to our clients. By integrating Q1 Group's cybersecurity technologies and talented team into our business, we are well-equipped to address the evolving cybersecurity challenges faced by our customers today. We are excited about the possibilities that this acquisition brings and the value it will add to our clients and Seisma Group as a whole."

Tracey Hughes, Managing Director of Q1 Group, shared her perspective on the merger,

"Joining forces with Seisma Group presents an exciting opportunity for our team and clients alike. Together, we can offer a comprehensive suite of IT services alongside our cybersecurity solutions that empower organisations to safeguard their digital assets, mitigate cyber threats effectively and innovate faster than ever before."

The combined strengths of Seisma Group and Q1 Group will enable clients to benefit from enhanced cybersecurity measures, proactive threat detection, and tailored IT solutions designed to meet their specific needs.

For more information about this acquisition, please reach out to Jennifer Herman, Head of Marketing, Seisma Group at

About Seisma Group:
Seisma Group is a leading provider of IT professional services, offering a wide range of solutions to businesses across various industries. Our vision is to be Australia and New Zealand's largest locally-owned technology solutions and professional services provider. We will do this through a relentless commitment to collaboration with our customers and partners, whilst also contributing positively to our environment and communities. We believe industry challenges are best tackled together, not alone. Together, we are unstoppable.

About Q1 Group:
Q1 Group is an Australian-wide professional services consultancy. We are cybersecurity specialists who deliver expert on-shore consulting solutions to protect the reputation and security of Australia’s top-tier organisations.

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