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.
News and analysis on recent M&A activity in the cybersecurity solutions market. What is it leading to, and what does it mean for end-users?
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.
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.
VMware to acquire endpoint security provider Carbon Black for $2.1bn
VMware has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire cloud-native endpoint protection specialist Carbon Black, as well as digital transformation company Pivotal, it has announced.
Broadcom confirms intent to acquire Symantec Enterprise Security
After last month’s discussions of a $15.5bn deal came to nothing following due diligence, Broadcom has announced its intention to acquire Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7 billion.
Keyfactor acquires Redtrust amid plans for European expansion
US-based digital identity company Keyfactor is going international with the acquisition of Spanish firm RedTrust.