Tags mergers and acquisitions
Data-backup service Carbonite acquires long-running cybersecurity firm Webroot
One of the earliest players in the cloud data-backup business, Carbonite, is acquiring Webroot, whose reputation stretches back to the 1990s. Carbonite is putting up about $618.5 million in cash.
Blackberry acquiring Cylance for $1.4 billion
Blackberry hopes Cylance's AI-driven cybersecurity solutions will mesh with its new offerings for enterprise IoT protection.
Consolidation is coming for the cybersecurity industry
Amid a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, analysts predict far fewer companies will exist in a few years.
Veracode sold to Thoma Bravo for $950 million
Veracode has changed hands a few times in the past two years and is now going to a technology-focused private equity firm.
Bomgar to acquire fellow access management company BeyondTrust
The combined entity will use the name of BeyondTrust, even though it's the company being acquired. It will be led by Bomgar CEO Matt Dircks.
L3 Technologies acquires two hacking companies
Azimuth Security and Linchpin labs, both based in Australia, reportedly sell zero-day exploits to Five Eyes intelligence agencies.