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Palo Alto Networks buys LightCyber for $105m

Palo Alto Networks has acquired smaller cyber security firm LightCyber for $105m in cash. LightCyber has developed technology that uses machine learning to identify hacker and malware-based attacks based on identifying behavioural anomalies inside deployed networks. Palo Alto Networks plans to integrate LightCyber's …
John Leyden, 1 Mar 2017
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Smartcard firm Gemalto slurps SafeNet in $890m securo-boost deal

Security company Gemalto is buying data protection firm SafeNet. The deal, announced Friday, is valued at $890m and is being financed through cash and existing long-term credit facilities. Once completed the acquisition will add data protection technologies to Gemalto's core authentication products and services (e.g. …
John Leyden, 8 Aug 2014
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Symantec sharpens axe as 1,700 awarded the Order of the Boot - report

Up to 1,700 workers at Symantec face the axe over the next six weeks as the consequences of a corporate restructuring plan announced in January begin to bite, according to a recent report. Around 1,000 jobs will go in June before the head count gets reduced by a further 700 next month, a source told AllThingsD. If the total …
John Leyden, 14 Jun 2013
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Kaspersky DLP spin-off buys German security firm

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 …
John Leyden, 12 Dec 2011

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