Mergers & Acquisitions
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.
This month's company news includes new hires at Rapid7 and Vaultive, as well as Palo Alto Networks acquiring security firm in Silicon Valley.
Our company news features Co3 Systems' new CTO, McAfee phasing out its brand name, and Blue Coat Systems acquiring Norman Shark.
The deal is expected to close before the end of this quarter.
The transition comes a few years after Intel acquired anti-virus firm McAfee.
This month's company news features new hires at Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Coalfire Systems, as well as acquisitions by Oracle and Trustwave.
News from AirTight Networks, Seculert, Hackett Security, MobileSpaces and others.
The deal to purchase Trusteer is rumored to be near $1 billion.
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.
Intel-owned McAfee has acquired next-generation firewall maker Stonesoft for $389 million, the companies announced Monday.
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.
Canadian telecommunications giant Telus is bolstering its security offering with the acquisition of digital security and forensics company Digital Wyzdom.
The latest personnel announcements and M&A activity from the likes of Lancope, SafeNet, BeyondTrust, Blue Coat Systems and more.
Vormetric's new CEO, Apple's newest security researcher, and more of the latest security company news.
The latest news involving personnel and companies in the security industry, including Barracuda Networks' new CEO, and Incapsula's new alliance program.
Here's a year-end look back at some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions activity in the security space.
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.
Rapid7, a Boston-based vulnerability management and penetration testing company, has acquired Seattle start-up Mobilisafe, which makes cloud-based mobile risk management technology.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that it has acquired PhoneFactor, provider of multifactor authentication technology delivered via a mobile device.
In a rare acquisition, Apple has acquired Melbourne, Fla.-based mobile and network security firm AuthenTec for $356 million.
Ixia, a provider of converged IP network testing solutions, has acquired BreakingPoint Systems, whose technology tests and simulates how networks, applications and data centers would respond to a cyber attack.
Security giant Symantec on Tuesday acquired Nukona, a privately held provider of mobile application management solutions, for an undisclosed amount.
Trustwave, a cloud-based compliance and information security solutions provider, announced on Tuesday it will acquire M86 Security, a web security solutions and anti-malware provider.
ThreatMetrix acquired TrustDefender, Voltage Securit partnered with Ingenico, Epsilon appointed Keith Morrow as EVP and CIO, and Chris Ray as CSO, and other news.
More than a year removed from its crushing hack, HBGary is now in the hands of government contractor ManTech International.