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Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock for $173 million

Palo Alto Networks reported today it will acquire the cloud cybersecurity firm RedLock in an all-cash deal for $173 million. The acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto’s first fiscal quarter, which started August 1. Once completed RedLock co-founders Varun Badhwar and Gaurav Kumar will join Palo Alto Networks. Palo Alto plans to combine…

Company news: Paul Stitch appointed CEO at Dasient, plus changes at Plan B and BITS

Dasient, an anti-malware technology provider for websites and advertising networks, has appointed Paul Stich (left) CEO. He will be charged with growing the company’s customer base, extending its reach into new markets and increasing research and product development. Stich most recently served as VP of global telecommunication solutions at McAfee. Plan B, a U.K.-based…

Company news: Thom Linden appointed SVP at M86, plus changes at IOActive and CoreTrace

M86 Security, provider of web and email threat protection, has appointed Thom Linden (left) as SVP of global research and development. Linden will be tasked with overseeing the R&D centers in the United States, New Zealand and Israel. He previously served as VP of engineering at WatchGuard Technologies. Barnaby Jack has joined IOActive, provider…

Company news: Nancy Reynold joins Kaspersky, plus changes at Arcsight and Sourcefire

Nancy Reynolds (left) has joined anti-virus vendor Kaspersky Lab as senior vice president of corporate sales. She is charged with managing the channel program for the Americas. Reynolds previously worked at Dell, where she was tasked with developing the company’s enterprise channel strategy, and at Trend Micro. Kaspersky also has named Dan Burke vice president…

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Sophos has promoted Chris Doggett to VP of global channels. He will work to grow global partnerships on a local level and to improve the efficiency and online sales growth opportunities for partners that cater to SMBs. Webroot, an internet security provider, has appointed Chris Benham as chief marketing officer, and Kenton Sieckman as vice…

Marc Maiffret appointed chief security architect at FireEye

FireEye, maker of network security solutions, has appointed Marc Maiffret as chief security architect. Maiffret formerly served as the co-founder and CTO of eEye Digital Security. At FireEye, he will be charged with leading the development of the company╒s malware protection technology, while expanding its global security research efforts.

Solutionary teams up with Singapore-based e-Cop

Solutionary, provider of managed security services, has teamed up with Singapore-based e-Cop to offer a suite of security and compliance services. The companies will offer customers common security monitoring, management and compliance services and in-country support in more than 20 languages.

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