Like MX Logic, Inc.

closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SolarWinds, acquired Trusted Metrics

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$906.21)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. "
target: Trusted Metrics
Trusted Metrics is a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. Trusted Metrics provides Elastic SOC®, a multi-tenant, cloud-based platform which gives organizations of any size the ability to incorporate SIEM as a framework for centralized log correlation.
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announced 6/28/2016 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudLock

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a privately held cloud security company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. CloudLock specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology that provides enterprises with visibility and analytics around user behavior and sensitive data in cloud services.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,301.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: CloudLock
CloudLock is the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity. Its information security applications enable organizations to enforce regulatory, operational, and security compliance in public cloud platforms.
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$293
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announced 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Imperva, Inc., will acquire SkyFence

synopsis: Imperva, Inc. announced the company has agreed to acquire cloud security gateway startup Skyfence. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
buyer: Imperva, Inc. (IMPV:$344.02)
Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. They provide an integrated security platform build specifically for modern threats. "
target: SkyFence
Skyfence develops solutions that ensure the security and compliance of cloud applications and data. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
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closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Click Security, Inc., acquired VisibleRisk

synopsis: Click Security, a leader in real-time security analytics, announced it has acquired VisibleRisk, an Austin-based information security analytics company. Click Security and VisibleRisk will combine their products and expertise to enrich and accelerate actionable security intelligence solutions for enterprise–class customers.
buyer: Click Security, Inc.
Click Security, Inc. provides real-time security analytics for enterprises, higher education systems, critical infrastructure, and government agencies to protect their networks by automating the process of finding and closing security breaches worldwide. "
target: VisibleRisk
VisibleRisk operates as a security services firm with service offerings focused on advanced security analysis – including flexible, advanced "hunting-based” analytics, custom threat intelligence,and incident response support.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Netcontinuum

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, has completed the acquisition of NetContinuum. The addition of NetContinuum’s award-winning products to Barracuda Networks’ product portfolio puts the company in a strong position to expand customer adoption of Application Delivery Controllers (ADC).
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Netcontinuum
NetContinuum is the leading provider of Web Application Firewalls.
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announced 4/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., will acquire Cloudneeti

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, will acquire Cloudneeti, a Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company. With the acquisition, Zscaler will provide its customers industry-leading data protection coverage in the Zscaler Cloud Security Platform.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$391.49)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile, cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: Cloudneeti
Cloudneeti is a global leader in cloud security and compliance assurance, a Gartner-recognized Cloud Security Posture Management vendor, certified by the Center for Internet Security. The company accelerates cloud adoption by proactively managing security and compliance requirements.
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closed 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Gigamon, acquired ICEBRG

synopsis: Gigamon Inc., the company leading the convergence of network and security operations to help organizations improve their security stance, announced the acquisition of ICEBRG, a Seattle-based security company.
buyer: Gigamon (GIMO:$302.92)
Gigamon's GigaSECURE® Security Delivery Platform is a next generation network packet broker that helps customers make threats more visible across cloud, hybrid and on-prem environments, deploy resources faster and maximize the performance of their security tools. "
target: ICEBRG
ICEBRG is a Seattle-based security company that employs a next-generation approach for the detection and triage of threats. Using ICEBRG sensors deployed at customer locations, rich network traffic metadata is streamed into a cloud-based platform.
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announced 5/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

FireMon, LLC, will acquire Lumeta Corporation

synopsis: FireMon, a global leader in network security policy management, announced the company has reached an agreement to purchase Lumeta Corporation, a leader in cyber situational awareness for delivering complete real-time visibility into the extended network and across all connected endpoints.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: FireMon, LLC
The FireMon platform delivers continuous security for hybrid enterprises through a powerful fusion of vulnerability management, continuous compliance and orchestration. "
target: Lumeta Corporation
Lumeta’s cyber situational awareness platform is the authoritative source for enterprise network infrastructure and cybersecurity analytics.
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closed 6/11/2014 via Market Wire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired FireMon, LLC

synopsis: FireMon, the top provider of proactive security intelligence solutions, announced that Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company. FireMon helps organizations find, correct and ultimately avoid gaps in their existing network security infrastructure.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm founded in 1995. They have raised more than $7.6 billion and invested in more than 190 growth-stage software, eCommerce, internet, and data-services companies. "
target: FireMon, LLC
FireMon is an enterprise security management company headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Founded in 2004, they help organizations find, correct and ultimately avoid gaps in their existing network security infrastructure.
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closed 5/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Elevate Security, acquired Phish5

synopsis: Elevate Security, the first fully integrated Security Behavior Training and Analytics Platform, announced that it has acquired Phish5, a phishing simulation suite known for its ease of use. The Phish5 product has been integrated into the Elevate Platform, and is renamed as Elevate Phishing.
buyer: Elevate Security
Elevate Security is the first fully integrated Security Behavior Training and Analytics Platform. Elevate enables CISOs and security awareness practitioners to create positive security cultures, transforming employees into the first line of defense against security incidents that target human error."
target parent: Thinkst Applied Research
target: Phish5
Phish5 is a software as a service platform that lets users log in and launch sophisticated, repeatable phishing campaigns in under 5 minutes. Developed by South African company Thinkst Applied Research, Phish5 focuses on preventing phishing attacks by spotting vulnerabilities within an organization.
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closed 7/7/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Brightcloud, Inc.

synopsis: Webroot announced it has acquired BrightCloud, a Web content classification and security services provider. Webroot will integrate BrightCloud's technology with its own proprietary malware detection and security-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies to protect consumers and businesses worldwide.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot Software, Inc. provides industry leading security software for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses worldwide. Webroot products consistently receive top review ratings by respected third–party outlets and have been adopted by millions globally. "
target: Brightcloud, Inc.
BrightCloud, Inc. provides hosted Internet security services available to enterprise customers from BrightCloud OEM partners and to application developers via the BrightCloud web services API.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sysco AS, acquired Basecare

synopsis: SYSCO, a Stavanger, Norway-based company providing IT solutions for the energy industry, announced the acquisition of a majority equity package in the Danish company Basecare. Basecare, is a SAAS provider based on Oracle, having developed having developed Basecare Discover – a secure and simple solution to monitor Oracle systems.
buyer parent: Credo Partners AS
buyer: Sysco AS
SYSCO, founded in 2004 and led by CEO Frank Vikingstad, is a company supplying Oracle-based IT services and software to the energy utility sector. The company is owned by Credo Partners, whch acquired 60% of the company in 2016. "
target: Basecare
Basecare, based in Søborg, Denmark and led by CEO Christian Skytt, is a SAAS provider based on Oracle, having developed Basecare Discover – a secure and simple solution to monitor Oracle systems and maintain them proactively.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Accedian, acquired Performance Vision SA

synopsis: Accedian, the global end-to-end network performance experts, announced its acquisition of Performance Vision, a leader in network and application performance management (NPM/APM). Performance Vision provides a range of innovative solutions that help IT and network managers obtain a global vision of their digital infrastructure.
buyer: Accedian
Accedian delivers end-to-end network and application performance visibility, for control over the best possible end-user digital experience. Accedian is an established expert at instrumenting networks of every size, with SkyLIGHT™ platform solutions that scale to monitor multinational networks. "
target: Performance Vision SA
Performance Vision is a leading vendor in the network and application performance management (NPM/APM) and network visibility markets. Performance Vision provides a range of innovative solutions that help IT and network managers obtain a global vision of their digital infrastructure.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
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closed 5/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Pingdom AB, purchased Scout Server Monitoring from Scout Monitoring

synopsis: SolarWinds announced it has completed the acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring, a SaaS-based server monitoring platform developed by DevOps professionals for DevOps professionals. Scout Server Monitoring joins the Pingdom website uptime and performance monitoring products, and it will be rebranded as Pingdom Server Monitoring.
buyer parent: SolarWinds
buyer: Pingdom AB
Pingdom is a global performance monitoring solution for websites and web applications. They help give customers the best possible web experience by offering a solution that provides uptime monitoring, real user monitoring, transaction monitoring, page speed monitoring, and more. "
seller: Scout Monitoring
Scout Server Monitoring is a SaaS server monitoring platform for DevOps professionals. Scout Monitoring is an app monitoring platform that focuses on finding the root causes of performance problems as quickly as possible. Scout helps developers track down memory leaks, N+1s, slow code and more.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Oidview

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of ByteSphere LLC, a privately held software company in the Boston area that specializes in global IT management and network monitoring solutions.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Oidview
OidView is a ByteSphere's flagship product that provides the IT industry with an integrated MIB Browser and SNMP Analysis solution as well as modular add-on applications implementing new technologies. ByteSphere is a software company specializing in Network Management and Digital Media solutions.
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closed 10/25/2011 via BusinessWire

GFI Software Ltd., acquired Monitis

synopsis: GFI Software has acquired Monitis, the pioneer of cloud-based network and systems monitoring solutions. Monitis' solutions provide time-pressed IT administrators and IT support companies with a complete infrastructure view. More than 200,000 websites and cloud-based applications are monitored and maintained by Monitis services.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI Software provides web and mail security, archiving, backup and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small and medium-sized businesses via an extensive global partner community. "
target: Monitis
A leading provider of easy-to-use, pay-as-you-go, enterprise-class network and systems monitoring software as a service for IT support specialists. Their product offerings include website monitoring, site load testing, transaction monitoring, application and database monitoring, and more.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired Mobilisafe Inc.

synopsis: Rapid7 it has acquired Mobilisafe– a Seattle-based Mobile Risk Management provider – and entered a new market with its solution for managing the risk associated with Bring Your Own Device. Mobilisafe’s cloud-based risk management solution perfectly complements Rapid7’s existing security assessment and management solutions, Nexpose and Metasploit.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$326.95)
Rapid7 is a leading provider of security risk management software solutions. Its integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, Nexpose and Metasploit, empower organizations to obtain accurate, actionable and contextual intelligence into their threat and risk posture. "
target: Mobilisafe Inc.
Mobilisafe is a Seattle-based Mobile Risk Management (MRM) provider. It was founded in 2010 based on the conviction that trust is the foundation for embracing devices in light of an increasingly complex and insecure mobile landscape. Mobilisafe is the authority on device trustworthiness.
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closed 9/29/2011 via Company Press Release

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, acquired AEP Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Ultra Electronics, an internationally successful defence and aerospace company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth, announced that it has acquired AEP Networks Ltd, a leading supplier of secure network communication solutions.
buyer: Ultra Electronics Holdings plc
Ultra Electronics is an internationally successful defence and aerospace company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth. Ultra businesses constantly innovate to create solutions to customer requirements that are different from and better than those of the Group’s competitors."
target parent: ACT Venture Capital Limited
target: AEP Networks, Inc.
AEP Networks provides networking security solutions. It offers AEP NACpoint, a network admission control appliance to provide LAN and wireless-based endpoint health checking, quarantine, and remediation; and AEP SmartGate, an identity-based application layer security gateway.
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$58
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closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
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$139
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closed 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Light Point Security

synopsis: McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has completed its acquisition of Light Point Security, LLC, an award-winning and internationally recognized cybersecurity company whose mission is to deliver elegant, simple-to-use products to complex security problems.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee is a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. It delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world."
target: Light Point Security
Light Point Security is an award-winning and internationally recognized cybersecurity company whose mission is to deliver elegant, simple-to-use products to complex security problems with customers ranging from multi-national financial institutions all the way to SMBs and individual home users.
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closed 8/9/2019 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired NanoSec

synopsis: McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has acquired NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. NanoSec’s security capabilities will be applied to applications and workloads deployed in containers and Kubernetes and will be integrated into McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION Server Protection offerings.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee is a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. It delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world."
target: NanoSec
NanoSec is a pioneer in application-centric security solutions aimed at protecting data center and cloud traffic. Its zero-trust security platform simplifies cloud application workload protection that expands security protection across multiple computing and containerized environments.
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closed 3/8/2018 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired TunnelBear

synopsis: McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced the close of its acquisition of TunnelBear, a leading consumer virtual private network (VPN) company based in Toronto, ON, Canada. Their applications make it easy for average users to avoid access restrictions and browse the internet privately.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. "
target: TunnelBear
TunnelBear is a leading consumer virtual private network (VPN) company based in Toronto, ON, Canada. Their applications make it easy for average users to avoid access restrictions and browse the internet privately.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Skyhigh Networks

synopsis: McAfee, one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies, has acquired Skyhigh Networks, the world’s leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that enables enterprises to safely adopt cloud services, while meeting their security, compliance and governance requirements.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. "
target: Skyhigh Networks
Skyhigh Networks, the world’s leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), enables enterprises to safely adopt cloud services, while meeting their security, compliance and governance requirements.
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closed 9/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

TPG Capital, acquired McAfee, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, once one of the household names in computer security software, is poised to become an independent business once more. Intel said it had sold a majority stake in its cybersecurity business to the investment firm TPG.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global private investment firm that has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world.
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announced 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Websense, Inc., will acquire Stonesoft

synopsis: Raytheon Company's Websense, a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft, is buying Intel Corp's Stonesoft, a Finnish cybersecurity arm that delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management.
buyer parent: Raytheon Company
buyer: Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® APX provides advanced, adaptive cyber security that protects critical data wherever it resides and gives actionable intelligence across the entire threat lifecycle. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Stonesoft (SFT1V:HEX:$52.10)
Stonesoft Corporation delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management. The company leads research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.
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closed 7/8/2013 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Stonesoft

synopsis: McAfee has completed the tender offer of Stonesoft, a leading innovator in next-generation network firewall products, for an aggregate equity value of approximately $389 million in cash. With the completion of the tender offer, Stonesoft is now a McAfee group company
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. "
target: Stonesoft (SFT1V:HEX:$52.10)
Stonesoft Corporation delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management. The company leads research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.
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announced 10/4/2011 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., will acquire NitroSecurity

synopsis: McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire NitroSecurity. NitroSecurity is a leading provider of security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that provide complete visibility and situational awareness to protect critical information and infrastructure.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse, and shop the web more securely. "
target: NitroSecurity
NitroSecurity develops high-performance security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that protect critical information and infrastructure. NitroSecurity solutions reduce risk exposure and increase network and information availability.
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McAfee, Inc., acquired Sentrigo, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee completed its acquisition of privately owned Sentrigo, a leading provider of database security, including vulnerability management, database activity monitoring, database audit, and virtual patching — which ensure databases are protected without impacting performance or availability.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse, and shop the web more securely. "
target: Sentrigo, Inc.
Sentrigo is a recognized innovator in database security solutions, offering a full suite of products for vulnerability assessment, virtual patching and database monitoring/auditing of Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and Sybase systems.
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closed 3/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Intel Corporation, acquired McAfee, Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corporation has announced that the acquisition of McAfee, Inc., the world's largest dedicated security technology company, is complete. McAfee will continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. "
target: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse, and shop the web more securely.
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closed 8/25/2010 via

McAfee, Inc., acquired WaveSecure

synopsis: McAfee completed the acquisition of privately owned tenCube, the provider of the WaveSecure mobile security service. The WaveSecure security service for consumers allows users to remotely control their devices, manage the data on their phones, ensure privacy in the event of device theft or loss and enhance the possibility of recovering the phone.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. "
target: WaveSecure
tenCube provides WaveSecure, a mobile security service. The WaveSecure security service for consumers allows users to remotely control their devices, manage the data on their phones, ensure privacy in the event of device theft or loss and enhance the possibility of recovering the phone.
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closed 5/25/2010 via BNC Analysis

McAfee, Inc., acquired Trust Digital

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trust Digital. Trust Digital is a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility management and security software targeting Global 2000 companies.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. "
target: Trust Digital
Trust Digital is the leading provider of enterprise mobility management (EMM®) software for Global 2000 companies, and today Trust Digital is being deployed by the growing number of businesses using the Apple iPhone® to deliver mission critical data to the point of service.
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closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
price ($mm)
$139
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Solidcore Systems

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned Solidcore Systems, Inc. for approximately $33 million in cash up front and with an earn-out of up to an additional $14 million if certain performance targets are met. McAfee can now offer the industry’s first end-to-end compliance solution.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Solidcore Systems
Solidcore is the leader in protecting critical IT infrastructure from devices to the data center. Organizations worldwide trust Solidcore to detect and prevent unwanted change for improving IT compliance, security and availability.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Secure Computing Corporation merged with McAfee, Inc.,

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Secure Computing Corporation. In total, net of cash held by Secure Computing, the transaction is valued at approximately $462 million.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Secure Computing Corporation
Secure Computing Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise gateway security, delivers a comprehensive set of solutions that help customers protect their critical Web, email and network assets. Over half the Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 are part of its more than 22,000 global customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$480 [$500]
rev ($mm)
$249
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2008 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Reconnex

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reconnex for $46 million in cash. Through the acquisition, McAfee(R) further enhances its leadership position in proactive security and risk management solutions.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Reconnex
Reconnex is the leader in data loss prevention appliances, which are designed for any organization -- including enterprises, government agencies, or educational institutions -- that want to protect its brand, maintain compliance, or secure sensitive information.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/7/2008 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired ScanAlert, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. is making the Internet safer for all users by completing the acquisition of privately held ScanAlert, Inc. ScanAlert is the creator of the HACKER SAFE web site security certification service, which protects over 50 million e-commerce transactions per month and proactively advises consumers about which sites are safe for shopping.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: ScanAlert, Inc.
ScanAlert, best known for its HACKER SAFE trustmark, is the world's leading provider of website security services. HACKER SAFE technology protects over 250,000 websites, of which over 80,000 display the well known trustmark.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2007 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired SafeBoot

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. has completed the acquisition of all the outstanding capital stock of SafeBoot Holding B.V. for approximately $350 million in cash. Through the acquisition, McAfee(R) becomes a leader in the data protection market and the only vendor to deliver endpoint, network, Web, e-mail and data security, as well as risk and compliance solutions.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: SafeBoot
The SafeBoot suite of mobile data protection solutions protects data, devices and networks against the risks associated with loss, theft, and unauthorized access, anytime and anywhere. SafeBoot provides enterprise-class, powerful encryption and strong access control technologies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$350]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2006 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Onigma Ltd

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. has acquired Onigma Ltd, a privately-held provider of data protection solutions that monitor, report and prevent confidential data from leaving the enterprise. This $20 million cash acquisition advances McAfee's strategy of offering its enterprise customers a comprehensive security risk management approach.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Onigma Ltd
Headquartered in Israel, with a subsidiary in New-York, Onigma Ltd is driven by a group of highly recognized security experts and professionals, many of whom are veterans of the elite Electronics R&D Department of the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Citadel Security Software

synopsis: Citadel Security Software Inc. announced that McAfee, Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of Citadel and its subsidiaries. Under the terms of the asset sale, McAfee acquired substantially all of the assets of Citadel, including, but not limited to, Citadel’s intellectual property and technology, and McAfee paid to Citadel $60,020,579.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Citadel Security Software
Citadel provides a complete solution for enterprise vulnerability management, from identification and prioritization of network devices to assessing, reviewing, remediating and proactively managing vulnerabilities.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
price ($mm)
$139
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired MessageControl

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired MessageControl, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$442.91)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: MessageControl
MessageControl is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired PKWARE, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that they have acquired PKWARE Inc., a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based provider of data security software solutions.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in founder-led, middle-market businesses. TSCP partners with management teams to increase value by accelerating growth, both organically and via complementary acquisitions. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: PKWARE, Inc.
PKWARE is a provider of encryption and compression software, offering data security solutions incorporating data discovery, classification, and protection in automated, policy-driven workflows.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, will acquire DivvyCloud

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., a leading provider of security analytics and automation, will acquire Divvy Cloud Corporation, a leader in Cloud Security Posture Management. Through the acquisition, Rapid7 will address the growing need for organizations to secure multi-cloud environments by extending the cloud security capabilities of its Insight platform.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$326.95)
Rapid7 is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation through its Insight cloud. Rapid7 allows security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. "
target: DivvyCloud
DivvyCloud protects cloud and container environments from misconfigurations, policy violations, threats, and identify and access management challenges. With automated prevention and real-time remediation of risk, DivvyCloud customers achieve continuous security and compliance.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Tinfoil Security

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Tinfoil Security
Tinfoil Security is an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Bob Swift Software, LLC, purchased Secure Content for Confluence from Praecipio Consulting

synopsis: Atlassian app creator Appfire announced that the company is expanding its Bob Swift product portfolio with the purchase of a trusted and growing app, Secure Content for Confluence, from Praecipio Consulting.
buyer parent: Appfire
buyer: Bob Swift Software, LLC
Bob Swift Software develops add-on software for Atlassian products including plugins, tools, and command line interfaces. With over 300,000 downloads, Bob Swift Software has provided solutions to increase productivity and extend capabilities for thousands of Atlassian customers. "
seller: Praecipio Consulting
The Secure Content for Confluence app allows users of the collaboration tool Confluence to easily share or restrict sensitive content and helps organizations protect PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a developer of IT management software, has acquired Clearswift, a UK-based content threat protection software company. Clearswift’s deep content inspection capability enables information to be scanned as it enters or leaves the organization, allowing sensitive data to be securely transmitted via email or other web-based methods.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. The company's software secures IT environments, monitors and automates processes, and provides easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: RUAG Holding
target: Clearswift Ltd.
UK-based Clearswift provides advanced content threat protection and the highest level of defense against breaches through digital communication channels. Their technology supports an adaptive data loss prevention solution, allowing for visibility and the control of sensitive information flow.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Aporeto

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is to acquire Aporeto Inc., a machine identity-based microsegmentation company. Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Aporeto
Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired ObserveIT

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., the leader in people-centric cybersecurity, has acquired ObserveIT, the leading insider threat management platform. ObserveIT provides security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$935.03)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: ObserveIT
ObserveIT, the leader in Insider Threat Management, delivers comprehensive visibility into user and data activity providing security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fortinet Inc., acquired enSilo, Inc.

synopsis: Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of enSilo, a privately held advanced endpoint security company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,260.50)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: enSilo, Inc.
enSilo is a comprehensive endpoint security platform that combines next generation antivirus with post-infection data protection capabilities that can automatically respond to and defeat the most complex infections.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Sophos

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, has acquired Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,722 [$3,860]
rev ($mm)
$727
EBITDA ($mm)
$84
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
46.7x
closed 7/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Exabeam, acquired SkyFormation

synopsis: Exabeam, a company that empowers enterprises to detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks more efficiently, has acquired SkyFormation, a leading Israel-based cloud application security business and the first company to collect cloud logs from over 30 cloud services into any security information and event management (SIEM) tool.
buyer: Exabeam
Exabeam empowers enterprises to detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks more efficiently so their security operations and insider threat teams can work smarter. "
target: SkyFormation
SkyFormation is a leading Israel-based cloud application security business and the first company to collect cloud logs from over 30 cloud services into any security information and event management (SIEM) tool.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Palo Alto Networks, acquired PureSec

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has completed its acquisition of PureSec, a leader in serverless security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy. PureSec enables its customers to build and maintain secure and reliable serverless applications.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: PureSec
As a global leader in serverless architectures security, PureSec enables its customers to build and maintain secure and reliable serverless applications. Their end-to-end security for serverless functions covers vulnerability management, access permissions, and runtime threats.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Twistlock

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twistlock, the leader in container security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Twistlock
Twistlock is the first truly comprehensive cloud native applications security platform, providing holistic coverage across hosts, containers, and serverless in a single platform. Twistlock is cloud-native and API-enabled, protecting all workloads regardless of the underlying computer technology.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

NTT Security, acquired WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: NTT Security, the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group, has acquired WhiteHat Security, a leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. The acquisition will strengthen NTT Security’s ability to address modern enterprise security needs.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Security
NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group. With embedded security they enable NTT Group companies to deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation needs. "
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

DTS IT AG, acquired ISL Internet Security Solutions GmbH

synopsis: DTS IT AG, a subsidiary of MBB SE and leading partner of medium-sized and large companies in the implementation and operation of innovative IT solutions with a focus on IT security, has acquired ISL Internet Sicherheitslösungen GmbH, a leading German software developer in the area of IT security, focused on Network Access Control (NAC).
buyer parent: MBB
buyer: DTS IT AG
DTS IT AG is a leading partner of medium-sized and large companies in the implementation and operation of innovative IT solutions with a focus on IT security. DTS' own data centres in Germany enable cloud products with German security and data protection standards. "
target: ISL Internet Security Solutions GmbH
Based in Germany, ISL Internet Sicherheitslösungen develops software solutions in the field of IT security with a special focus on Network Access Control. ISL's software ARP-GUARD enables companies to protect their IT infrastructure against unauthorized devices and against internal attacks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has completed the acquisition of AppRiver, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$65.66)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
price ($mm)
$275
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Appthority, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced its acquisition of Appthority, a privately held company that offers comprehensive Mobile Application Security Analysis. This technology gives Symantec customers the critical ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Appthority, Inc.
Appthority is a pioneer in enterprise mobile security and the leader in the Mobile Threat Defense category. The comprehensive Appthority Mobile Threat Protection (MTP) solution helps customers keep their data private and secure from mobile device, app and network threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired Kiuwan

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Kiuwan, a SaaS solution for measuring and analyzing risk and security in the software development lifecycle.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: Kiuwan
Kiuwan is a global company providing an end-to-end Application Security Platform to bring objective data and facilitate informed decisions regarding the cost, effort, activity, quality, maintainability, efficiency and dependencies of the Company’s applications.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$906.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$219.02
EBIT ($mm)
$136.21
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3121
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$108.25
EBIT ($mm)
$77.23
Net Income ($mm)
$74.76
Employees
1322
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Ticker: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$206.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
870
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: TSX:ABT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$93.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.48
EBIT ($mm)
$8.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
444
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VSHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
year
2009
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,408.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.30
EBIT ($mm)
($162.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8049
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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