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Dragos acquires NexDefense to bolster ICS defense capability

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Dragos has acquired the industrial control system (ICS) visibility technology firm NexDefense and has announced the availability of a suite of tools for companies to assess their ICS security. No financial or organizational details on the deal were released. “This is a mainly a technology acquisition, however a majority of the engineering team is joining…

The winners of the 2019 SC Awards Honored in the U.S.

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For a complete overview of SC Awards 2019 please click on the Book of the Night link above. Trust AwardBest Authentication Technology WinnerRSA Security for RSA SecurID Access There’s only one “you,” but at least there’s plenty of ways to prove you’re you. That’s especially true when using RSA SecurID Access, a smart authentication platform…

Peter Liebert, SC Awards CSO of the Year

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When one takes on the position and responsibility as the chief information security officer for what is essentially the fifth largest economy in the world one has to have a strong plan in mind and the ability to move quickly. That plan is exactly what Peter Liebert had in hand when he came on board…

Hyatt Hotels implements bug bounty program

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Hyatt Hotels has partnered with HackerOne to launch a bug bounty program to help stave off cyberattacks similar to what the hotel chain suffered in 2017 and the much larger Marriott breach that exposed millions of customers data. The open program will ask ethical hackers to look at Hyatt’s online presence at Hyatt.com, m.hyatt.com, world.hyatt.com,…

Sophos in deal to acquire Avid Secure

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Sophos announced today it has acquired the cloud infrastructure security company Avid Secure. Sophos did not release any financial information regarding the deal of the San Francisco-based Avid Secure nor any details on how the two companies will combine their operations. Dan Schiappa, Sophos’ senior vice president and general manager of products, said Secure Avid’s…

Radware acquires ShieldSquare

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Radware has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the four-year-old firm bot management solutions provider ShieldSquare. Radware CEO Roy Zisapel said the deal will allow his company to expand its portfolio of bot management solutions which will help Radwareexpand its cloud service offerings. The financial details of the deal were not revealed, but itis…

2018 Cybersecurity mergers and acquisitions

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Cybersecurity makes for strange – and interesting and sensible – bedfellows. M&A activity was robust during 2018 with some notable acquisitions completed and others on the horizon. IBM set to acquire Red Hat for $34 billionIBM has entered into an agreement to acquire the open-source cloud software firm Red Hat for an estimated $34 billion…

IBM set to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion

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IBM has entered into an agreement to acquire the open-source cloud software firm Red Hat for an estimated $34 billion. The all-cash stock deal has already gained approval from both companies board, but still must pass muster with Red Hat’s stockholders and the proper regulatory agencies. It is expected to close in the latter half…

Bitdefender acquires RedSocks

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Bitdefender reported today the acquisition of the Dutch behavior and network security analytics company RedSocks Security BV. Financial details of the deal, which closed on October 11, were not released, but Rares Stefan, Bitdefender’s chief strategy officer, said it was all cash with Bitdefender obtaining RedSocks and its technologies and assets in its entirety. Although…

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