Mergers & Acquisitions News, Articles and Updates
One day after Dell finalized its acquisition of EMC Corporation and its RSA cybersecurity division, RSA President Amit Yoran maintained his business-as-usual stance, but also acknowledged certain synergistic implications.
HPE reported today that it has agreed to spin off and merge several of its "non-core" assets, including Enterprise Security, with Micro Focus to create a new company that will continue under the name Micro Focus.
In a union that creates the world's largest privately controlled technology company, Dell Technologies has officially acquired EMC Corporation, including its computer and network security division RSA, Dell announced today.
Virtual reality firm Magic Leap has acquired Israeli cybersecurity company NorthBit.
BlackBerry acquired Encription Limited, a U..K-based cybersecurity and forensic services firm, and announced that the Canadian phone manufacturer is launching a professional cybersecurity services practice.
Managed DNS services provider Infoblox acquired privately-owned threat intelligence firm IID for $45 million.
FireEye Inc. acquired Invotas International Corp., a cybersecurity company that focuses on security automation and orchestration.
FireEye today announced it has acquired the privately held iSight Partners in a $200 million cash deal that was closed on January 14.
SecureWorks, the cybersecurity division of Dell, put in paperwork with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday to initiate an IPO.
Blue Coat Systems will acquire Elastica, a cloud security startup founded in 2012. Blue Coat will pay $280 million for the San Jose, Calif., cloud security company which started up iin 2012.
Iboss Cybersecurity raised $35 million from Goldman Sachs' Private Capital Investing group, in a Series A transaction that values the company in excess of $500 million.
Cisco will acquire Lancope, a network behavior analytics and cybersecurity firm, for $452 million in cash and equity.
Yahoo hired Bob Lord as the company's new CISO, according to a blog post by Jay Rossiter, SVP, product and engineering, science and technology at Yahoo.
Internet security specialist Thales has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the data security firm Vormetric for $400 million.
Trustwave announced Monday that it has been acquired by Singapore Telecommunication Limited for $770 million.
The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2016.
In the modern enterprise privileged users are no longer entirely inside the perimeter, nor is your infrastructure.
EMC Corporation has announced the acquisition of cloud software provider Virtustream for $1.2 billion.
Security company Trustwave announced, on Tuesday, that it is set to be acquired by Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) for $810 million.
Data software company Informatica announced, on Tuesday, that it is set to be acquired by private equity firm Permira and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
HP is expected to integrate Voltage's technology into HP Atalla, the company's encryption business.
Every business that operates a cardholder environment to transact with its customers is required to maintain compliance to the PCI DSS international standard for security. Penalties for lack of compliance have become costly yet compliance does not equal security.
Accuvant and FishNet Security are joining forces to offer a broader suite of services, smarter solutions, more expertise and expanded reach.
The latest news in the security field, including personnel moves and mergers and acquisitions.
Critical datacenter assets are at the heart of financial services (and many other industries) enterprise networks. Unfortunately, it's still too easy for attackers to get into the datacenter through an insider, a partner, a side server, virtualization, or even a development environment.
The latest mergers and acquisitions and personnel moves, including Malwarebytes, Abacus Group, VMware, Bay Dynamics, vArmour, Secunia, Norse and more.
New hires at Accuvant, ZeroFOX and ThreatStream, while a divestiture at Juniper and an acquisition for BlackBerry.
IBM continues to beef up its security portfolio by acquiring cloud security services provider Lighthouse Security Group.
On Tuesday it was announced that the phonemaker would purchase the voice and data encryption firm.
From new hires and acquisitions to securing millions in equity financing, this month's company news features a collection of industry moves.
SC Magazine Articles
- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- 185M incidents bypassed perimeter defenses - report
- OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- UPDATE: Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records
- Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds
- Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key
- BIND update fixes high-severity flaw affecting ICS, as CERT releases update to CSET tool
- ISACA programme aims to attract more women into technology professions