Tags mergers and acquisitions

Palo Alto Networks to buy Expanse, which monitors exposed digital assets, for $800 million

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

The deal comes amid a relatively quiet year for big mergers and acquisitions in cybersecurity.

Cloud company Fastly to purchase app security provider Signal Sciences for $775 million

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Fastly says it plans to fold Signal Sciences' technology into a new security product.

Private equity firm to acquire Forescout for $1.4 billion after awkward start

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Advent International will purchase outstanding Forescout shares for $29 apiece.

Forescout alleges private equity buyer 'concocted' reasons to avoid a deal as pandemic intensified

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Advent International now is negotiating an "alternative" deal, the firm says.

Zoom acquires Keybase to beef up encryption, ease security questions

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

Private equity deals usually involve mature companies, and typically result in restructuring with an eye on another sale in the future.