ForeScout Acquires SecurityMatters for IoT Security

ForeScout Acquires SecurityMatters for IoT Security

ForeScout Technologies has acquired SecurityMatters for $113 million as part of an effort to extend the reach of its cybersecurity offerings into the realm of operational technology (OT) platforms for IoT. Jonathan ...
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Symantec Acquisitions Further AI Strategy

Symantec Acquisitions Further AI Strategy

Symantec this week moved this week to expand its portfolio of security offerings by acquiring Appthority and Javelin Networks as part of a larger artificial intelligence (AI) strategy being driven by a ...
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Facebook to Acquire a Cybersecurity Firm to Improve Defenses

Facebook to Acquire a Cybersecurity Firm to Improve Defenses

Shortly after the gigantic security breach that affected millions of its users, Facebook is considering the acquisition of a major cybersecurity company. This move may be seen as a step Facebook is ...
Check Point Acquires Dome9 to Advance Cloud Security

Check Point Acquires Dome9 to Advance Cloud Security

Check Point Technologies this week moved to extend the reach of its Infinity Architecture for implementing and maintaining cloud security policies by acquiring Dome9. Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer for Check Point, ...
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IT Security: Bomgar to Become BeyondTrust

IT Security: Bomgar to Become BeyondTrust

Bomgar announced its intent to acquire BeyondTrust, with the combined IT security entity being known as BeyondTrust. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Current BeyondTrust CEO Kevin Hickey said the deal ...
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Cisco Outlines Strategy Post $2.35B Duo Security Deal

Cisco Systems is gearing up to extend its cybersecurity reach all the way out to the endpoint, in the wake of plopping down $2.35 billion to acquire Duo Security, a provider of ...
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Cisco to Acquire Duo Security for $2.35 Billion in Cash

Cisco to Acquire Duo Security for $2.35 Billion in Cash

Cisco just announced a big acquisition, in the size of $2.35 billion in cash. The company is acquiring cloud-based identity and access management solutions provider Duo Security. “Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced ...
Gigamon Acquires ICEBRG

Gigamon Acquires ICEBRG to Meld Security, Network Monitoring

Gigamon announced it is expanding the scope of its cybersecurity monitoring efforts significantly by acquiring ICEBRG, a provider of a cloud-based threat detection service. The combination of the sensors ICEBRG deploys coupled ...
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SolarWinds Acquires Trusted Metrics

SolarWinds Acquires Trusted Metrics

SolarWinds moved to expand its portfolio of security technologies by acquiring Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. SolarWinds immediately then launched SolarWinds Threat Monitor, a tool for ...
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Continuum Acquires CARVIR to Strengthen Managed Security Service

Continuum Acquires CARVIR to Strengthen Managed Security Service

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Providers of platforms that managed security service providers (MSSPs) rely on to fill the yawning gap left by the shortage of IT professionals are aiming to help MSSPs expand the scope of ...
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