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Classified data key to new acquisition approach, Federal CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The new regime contrasts from previous “Whac-A-Mole” approaches that were confined to the unclassified space, Grant Schneider said.

NSO Group founders buy back their spyware company

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

NSO Group says its spyware is for hunting terrorists, but the surveillance software has also been used to target journalists and dissidents.

ForeScout acquires OT security firm SecurityMatters for $113 million

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

The companies say their combined capabilities will improve visibility, risk management, detection and response for customers.

Veracode sold to Thoma Bravo for $950 million

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

Veracode has changed hands a few times in the past two years and is now going to a technology-focused private equity firm.

Splunk acquires Phantom Cybersecurity for $350 million

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

By combining Phantom’s product into Splunk's data automation platform, enterprises will be able to further reduce risk and respond faster to security incidents.

Proofpoint acquires Wombat Security Technologies for $225 million

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

By acquiring Wombat, the Sunnyvale, California-based company adds phishing simulation and security training to its suite of products.

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