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Splunk acquires Phantom Cybersecurity for $350 million

by Greg Otto • 7 months 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 • 8 months ago

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

AWS acquires threat hunting startup Sqrrl

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

Sqrrl (pronounced “squirrel”) was created in 2012, born out of an NSA database project known as Accumulo.

FireEye acquires X15 software to boost big data capabilities

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

The software will allow organizations using FireEye products to better adapt to threats as they continue to manage security in cloud, on-premise and hybrid network enterprises.

Cyxtera Technologies to acquire offensive cyber firm Immunity

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Internet infrastructure company Cyxtera Technologies has acquired Miami-based Immunity Inc., a penetration testing technology development and vulnerability research firm founded in 2002 by former NSA analyst Dave Aitel.

Thales acquires chip giant Gemalto in $5.6B all-cash deal

by Greg Otto • 9 months ago

The deal comes after Gemalto rejected an offer from rival French tech firm Atos.