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Cynapspro purchase to target small, medium-sized firms

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Russian data loss prevention firm InfoWatch has bought German software firm cynapspro.

InfoWatch, a spin-off of Kaspersky Lab, said the deal will help to sell its technology to more customers in western Europe, particularly small and medium-sized businesses.

cynapspro offers a range of enterprise security products including software that provides control of endpoint devices as well as data protection technology for mobile devices and removable media. The products are tied together with management console technology.

Cynapspro's partner network includes about 50 distributors and resellers. Its main market is in the German/speaking regions of Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

Financial terms of the deal, announced Monday, were undisclosed. ®

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