EMC, RSA buy online fraud technology maker

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EMC has acquired Menlo Park, Calif.-based online fraud detection provider Silver Tail Systems. Silver Tail, which offers "real-time web session and behavioral analysis" for banking, e-commerce and government customers, will operate as part of RSA, EMC's security division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The industry is well beyond the point of providing effective security using static, perimeter point tools that fail to keep up with dynamic cyber attackers," EMC Executive Vice President Art Coviello said in a news release. Silver Tail's product will complement RSA's growing Big Data strategy.
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