Former Vice President of Engineering Sagnik Nandy is to join the executive management team of identity provider Okta, as their new President of Technology and CTO – the second in as many weeks to leave Google for Okta.
Category: Vendor News
Okta announces first Chief Digital Officer
Identity provider Okta has announced that John Zissimos, formerly of Google and Salesforce, is to be their first Chief Digital Officer.
Etisalat completes acquisition of ‘Who Secures The UAE’ multi-winner Help AG
Help AG, named by UAE CISOs as their most trusted cybersecurity reseller and consultant in Cyberviser’s own ‘Who Secures The UAE’ report, has been acquired by multinational Emirati telecoms giant Etisalat.
Dell Technologies to sell RSA for $2.1bn
Dell Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to sell RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.
CrowdStrike announces new CTO
Michael Sentonas, formerly CrowdStrike’s VP of Technology Strategy, has replaced Dmitri Alperovitch as global CTO.
Accenture to buy Symantec’s cybersecurity services business
Broadcom, which acquired Symantec’s enterprise security business in August, is to sell the company’s Cyber Security Services division to Accenture in a deal of undisclosed size.
F5 Networks to acquire Shape Security for $1bn
F5 Networks has announced its intention to acquire fraud and abuse prevention provider Shape Security, in a deal worth approximately $1 billion.
Thoma Bravo to acquire Sophos for $3.9 billion
FTSE 250 cybersecurity company Sophos has accepted a $3.9bn acquisition offer from private equity group Thoma Bravo.
Palo Alto Networks completes Zingbox acquisition
In its fourth security acquisition of the year, Palo Alto Networks has completed its $75m acquisition of IoT security startup Zingbox.
HP announces acquisition of sandboxing startup Bromium
HP Inc has announced the acquisition of endpoint security provider Bromium, which will be integrated into its existing security platform and hardware.