Market volatility can have big implications for security companies as well as their customers. When handled well, they can drive efficiency and improve services. When handled badly, they can result in financial losses or even widespread discontent. 

While it was a tough year for investors, the cybersecurity market was still active. This category recognizes a unique and creative approach by an investment banking firm or professional to a merger, acquisition or initial public offering of a cybersecurity company, which closed during calendar year 2022.  

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