A compendium highlighting 2013's top mergers and acquisitions activity in the information security industry.
This month's industry news includes a new CEO at Appthority, recent funding acquired by Lookout, and Catbird's new CTO.
Personnel announcements and M&A activity: Ipanema Technologies, Kabel Deutschland, CrowdStrike, Windward IT Solutions, F5 Networks and more.
Austin-based Vista Equity Partners expects to close on the deal by the third quarter of this year.
Over the past three days, security companies announced acquisitions.
Expected to close in April, the deal will make Tripwire one of the largest security and vulnerability management vendors in the industry.
The purchase of the encryption company is further proof that Dell considers information security a critical component of its business going forward.
The acquisition is expected to close Dec. 31 for an undisclosed amount.
Cisco has acquired Milpitas, Calif.-based Virtuata, a security software start-up that safeguards virtual machine data, for an undisclosed sum.