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Mimecast acquires Segasec

Mimecast has closed on a deal to acquire the digital threat protection firm Segasec. While the merger’s financial details were not revealed, a Mimecast spokesperson told SC Media that the deal was closed on January 3 and that all Segasec personnel will be integrated into Mimecast. Mimecast executives said the addition of Segasec technology will…

Mastercard makes a holiday purchase acquiring RiskRecon

Mastercard added to its cyber solutions suite with the acquisition of the AI and data analytics firm RiskRecon. The financial details of the deal were not made public, but the two companies said it is expected to close during the first quarter of 2020. Mastercard cited RiskRecon’s scanning and evaluation technologies that help organizations to…

Cybersecurity executive changes

December 17Marty Edwards was named by Tenable as its vice president of operational technology (OT) security. In this role Edwards will serve as an evangelist for the company’s OT security vision with a particular focus on furthering government and industry initiatives to improve critical infrastructure security. July 23LogRhythm named Mark Logan as CEO. Previously, he…

Tenable acquires Indegy for $78 million

Tenable acquired the industrial cybersecurity firm Indegy in a $78 million cash deal. Tenable’s CEO Amit Yoran said the deal interested his firm as bringing in Indegy’s technology and expertise will allow Tenable to deliver  a unified, risk-based view of IT and operational technology security. “This is a game changer that will help transform how…

Checkpoint acquires Protego

Check Point has acquired the Israeli-start up Protego. Check Point reported it will integrate that company’s serverless security technology into its Infinity architecture that supports networks, mobile, endpoint, IoT and cloud environments. The deal is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2019 and will be integrated into Check Point during the first quarter…

OpenText picks up Carbonite for $1.42B

OpenText has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carbonite for $1.42 billion. The deal has OpenText paying $23 per share in cash for Carbonite. Steve Munford, Interim CEO, President/executive Chairman of the Board of Carbonite, said multiple parties had expressed interest in buying his firm. The enterprise information management software and solutions firm entered…

Zurich rolls out cyber insurance coverage for manufacturers

Zurich Insurance has rolled out a new industry specific endoresements to its cyber insurance policies to provide coverage for manufacturers. This additional coverage was created due to the increased cyberthreat these companies are now under and the fact that many manufacturers, particularly mid-sized firms, are unaware and possibly less prepared to deal with, the risks…

Sumo Logic acquires Jask

Sumo Logic has acquired JASK Labs to help bolster its cloud security offering. The company confirmed that the deal has closed, but it is not publicly disclosing the financial details in connection with this acquisition. Sumo Logic named former JASK CEO and co-founder Greg Martin vice president and GM the combined company’s security business unit.…

Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Hunton Andrews Kurth

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe was tapped by Hunton Andrews Kurth to be an advisor the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, the firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity think tank.  McAuliffe will provide strategic counsel to CIPL, the firm, and clients with a particular focus on cybersecurity and privacy issues given his work and recognition in…

iBoss names DeWalt to board

David DeWalt has been appointed to iBoss’ board of directors as vice chairman. DeWalt is the founder of NightDragon Security and former CEO and chairman of McAfee and FireEye. iBoss believes DeWalt’s experience will help with the company’s effort to move from on-prem to the cloud. “The cloud has changed everything, not just enabling business…

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