Tags mergers and acquisitions

Data-backup service Carbonite acquires long-running cybersecurity firm Webroot

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 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.

Bomgar to acquire fellow access management company BeyondTrust

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 10 months ago

Azimuth Security and Linchpin labs, both based in Australia, reportedly sell zero-day exploits to Five Eyes intelligence agencies.

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