Security vendor mergers and acquisitions
- November 03, 2017
News roundup: Comodo and Symantec sales signal important changes in the certificate authority business. Plus, an Oracle vulnerability gets a CVSS score of 10.0, and more.
- September 09, 2016
Following the Dell-EMC merger, RSA executives expect no significant changes to the business -- although, there will be some product overlap to deal with.
- September 08, 2016
After completion of the Intel Security sale to private equity firm TPG, the new jointly-held cybersecurity company will resurrect the McAfee brand and net $3.1 billion for Intel.
- July 08, 2016
Avast purchased competitor AVG to improve consumer and enterprise products, but one expert said the purchase price proves the antivirus market may be on the decline.
- June 27, 2016
New reports suggest Intel may be looking into selling off its security business, and experts are unclear whether it means Intel's McAfee acquisition has gone sour.
- February 18, 2016
The Internet of Things once again dominates the agenda at RSA Conference 2016, but experts say there will be other hot topics, including the growing debate between IT and the government over encryption backdoors.
- February 12, 2016
A new study found that IT managers feel pressured to purchase new cybersecurity products even if they don't have the skills to implement the technology properly.
- October 21, 2015
Trend Micro agreed to purchase HP TippingPoint for $300 million in an effort to bolster network security, but experts disagree on the strategy of either company involved.
- August 25, 2015
Video: Threat intelligence tools are a growing market and enterprises need to be able to see through the hype to get the best product for them.
- July 30, 2015
Vendors, such as Intel and Cisco, are hoping to pave the way for a security ecosystem in which applications communicate threat intelligence amongst each other. Will it work?
- May 19, 2015
Network security vendor Fortinet and DHS signed an agreement on security information sharing for better cyber protection in the public and private sectors.
- April 23, 2015
At a roundtable discussion at RSA Conference 2015, security admins pondered what to do about bloated security portfolios.
- April 21, 2015
Vista sells majority stake in security provider Websense to boost Raytheon cybersecurity defense amidst copious information breaches.
- April 10, 2015
News roundup: Technology and security acquisitions have seen some healthy activity in 2015, driven by two key trends. Plus: 75% of users aren't vulnerable to Heartbleed?; White House hack tied to phishing; first state digital ID law.
- March 11, 2015
Through acquisitions Hewlett-Packard has built a formidable lineup of enterprise security offerings, but experts question whether a strong brand can overcome legacy technology and a lacking endpoint strategy.