SiliconAngle reports that cybersecurity firm Trustwave has entered a deal to be acquired by The Chertoff Group's affiliate growth equity fund MC2 Security Fund, the terms of which were not disclosed.
Such a purchase deal would involve continued operations of Trustwave as a standalone entity providing managed detection and response, penetration testing, cyber advisory, threat intelligence and research, and other cybersecurity services, with MC2 and The Chertoff Group ensuring optimal security outcomes. Trustwave has been touted to facilitate immediate and robust cyber threat response with its SpiderLabs research arm and its Fusion Security Operations platform.
"Alongside MC2, The Chertoff Group and their tremendous expertise, we are positioned to further extend the global reach of our comprehensive offensive and defensive cybersecurity portfolio, providing organizations with unmatched protection and strategic guidance. This strategic partnership with MC2 and The Chertoff Group serves as a testament to our ongoing innovation and commitment to delivering unparalleled cyber value," said Trustwave CEO Eric Harmon.
Change Healthcare attack linked to state-backed threat actors Major U.S. healthcare revenue and payment cycle management provider Change Healthcare was noted by its parent firm UnitedHealth Group to have been targeted by suspected state-sponsored threat actors in a cyberattack on Feb. 20, TechCrunch reports.