Mergers & Acquisitions

Infoblox buys threat intel firm IID for $45M

Infoblox buys threat intel firm IID for $45M

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Managed DNS services provider Infoblox acquired privately-owned threat intelligence firm IID for $45 million.

FireEye nabs automation and orchestration firm Invotas

FireEye nabs automation and orchestration firm Invotas

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FireEye Inc. acquired Invotas International Corp., a cybersecurity company that focuses on security automation and orchestration.

FireEye Snaps up iSight Partners in $200M cash deal

FireEye Snaps up iSight Partners in $200M cash deal

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FireEye today announced it has acquired the privately held iSight Partners in a $200 million cash deal that was closed on January 14.

Dell's SecureWorks files for IPO

Dell's SecureWorks files for IPO

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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 tacks on Elastica for $280M

Blue Coat tacks on Elastica for $280M

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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.

Cisco to acquire Lancope for $452 million

Cisco to acquire Lancope for $452 million

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Cisco will acquire Lancope, a network behavior analytics and cybersecurity firm, for $452 million in cash and equity.

Thales picks up Vormetric for $400M

Thales picks up Vormetric for $400M

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Internet security specialist Thales has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the data security firm Vormetric for $400 million.

Singtel completed $770M Trustwave acquisition

Singtel completed $770M Trustwave acquisition

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Trustwave announced Monday that it has been acquired by Singapore Telecommunication Limited for $770 million.

Cisco intends to acquire OpenDNS for $635 million

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The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2016.

OMG, my root password is in the cloud - and that's where it should be!

In the modern enterprise privileged users are no longer entirely inside the perimeter, nor is your infrastructure.

Singtel acquires Trustwave in $810 million deal

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Security company Trustwave announced, on Tuesday, that it is set to be acquired by Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) for $810 million.

Permira, CPPIB to acquire Informatica

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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 bolsters encryption business with Voltage Security acquisition

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HP is expected to integrate Voltage's technology into HP Atalla, the company's encryption business.

Back to basics - Ensure both PCI compliance and tighter security

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 to join forces

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Accuvant and FishNet Security are joining forces to offer a broader suite of services, smarter solutions, more expertise and expanded reach.

Company news: Big moves at Veracode, Malwarebytes and CipherCloud

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The latest news in the security field, including personnel moves and mergers and acquisitions.

How to effectively use segmentation to protect your datacenter from cyberattacks

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.

Company news: New execs at Malwarebytes and an acquisition by VMware

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The latest mergers and acquisitions and personnel moves, including Malwarebytes, Abacus Group, VMware, Bay Dynamics, vArmour, Secunia, Norse and more.

Company news: New hires at Accuvant, ZeroFox and ThreatStream

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New hires at Accuvant, ZeroFOX and ThreatStream, while a divestiture at Juniper and an acquisition for BlackBerry.

Company news: New additions at Rapid7 and Vaultive

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This month's company news includes new hires at Rapid7 and Vaultive, as well as Palo Alto Networks acquiring security firm in Silicon Valley.

Company news: Schneier joins Co3 Systems and McAfee's name change

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Our company news features Co3 Systems' new CTO, McAfee phasing out its brand name, and Blue Coat Systems acquiring Norman Shark.

VMware acquires mobile security firm AirWatch for $1.54 billion

VMware acquires mobile security firm AirWatch for $1.54 billion

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The deal is expected to close before the end of this quarter.

McAfee products to be rebranded "Intel Security"

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The transition comes a few years after Intel acquired anti-virus firm McAfee.

Company news: 2013 ends with new hires and acquisitions in the industry

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This month's company news features new hires at Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Coalfire Systems, as well as acquisitions by Oracle and Trustwave.

Company news: AVG Technologies' new CEO, Avery Security's acquisition, and more

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News from AirTight Networks, Seculert, Hackett Security, MobileSpaces and others.

IBM acquires Israeli-based Trusteer for its malware and fraud prevention technology

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The deal to purchase Trusteer is rumored to be near $1 billion.

Cisco buys Sourcefire for $2.7 billion

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Cisco made a big network security splash on Tuesday with news that it will purchase Sourcefire, best known for its open-source intrusion prevention system Snort, for $2.7 billion.

McAfee acquires Stonesoft for next-generation firewall technology

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Intel-owned McAfee has acquired next-generation firewall maker Stonesoft for $389 million, the companies announced Monday.

Company news: dinCloud's new CTO, and Bluebox Security's new research team

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This month's company news features new additions to the dinCloud, Tripwire, and Crocus Technology, as well as Bluebox Security's new research team that will analyze mobile security threats.

Telus snaps up forensics firm

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Canadian telecommunications giant Telus is bolstering its security offering with the acquisition of digital security and forensics company Digital Wyzdom.

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