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March 08, 2021
Less than six months after its IPO, McAfee has agreed to sell its enterprise business to private equity firm Symphony Technology Group and refocus on consumer cybersecurity.
March 04, 2021
Okta CEO Todd McKinnon said Auth0 shares his company's vision to establish identity services as one of the 'primary clouds' for enterprises, such as IaaS and collaboration.
November 11, 2020
Palo Alto Networks continued its acquisition spree with an agreement to purchase San Francisco-based security vendor Expanse, which specializes in attack surface management.
October 07, 2020
Ping accelerated its push into the personal identity management market with the acquisition of ShoCard, which uses a blockchain-based platform to manage consumer identities.
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