Tags mergers and acquisitions
Forescout alleges private equity buyer 'concocted' reasons to avoid a deal as pandemic intensified
Advent International now is negotiating an "alternative" deal, the firm says.
Zoom acquires Keybase to beef up encryption, ease security questions
The plan, Zoom says, is to integrate Keybase’s personnel to build end-to-end encryption throughout the service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
One private equity firm sells Checkmarx to another for $1 billion
Private equity deals usually involve mature companies, and typically result in restructuring with an eye on another sale in the future.
Forescout goes for $1.9 billion in private-equity acquisition
The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.
Netskope raises another $340 million from venture capital crowd
The company says it's valued at "nearly $3 billion," but declined to share the exact figure.
Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple
"We need to re-design our security experiences and workflows into things that can easily be adopted by users," Song says. "Because if there’s friction, they will find a different path."