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closed 4/21/2009 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Mi5 Networks

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has expanded its security portfolio by offering new Protection Suites for small business and enterprise customers and adding Web security technology through the acquisition of Mi5 Networks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Mi5 Networks
Mi5 Networks provides the fastest web security appliances and deepest protection against web-based threats. Mi5 lets you reduce risk of confidential data loss and productivity loss from inappropriate websites, malicious downloads and phone home traffic from infected PCs – all from a single platform.
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$18
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closed 6/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Converted Organics, Inc., merged with Finjan Software

synopsis: Converted Organics Inc. announced the successful completion of a merger transaction with Finjan, Inc. The acquisition of Finjan, comprising numerous patents and other intellectual property dating back to 1996 until the year 2030, positions Converted Organics to pursue additional licensing and enforcement programs in the security industry.
buyer: Converted Organics, Inc. (COIN:$1.52)
Converted Organics Inc. trades on the OTC Markets under the stock symbol COIN. "
target parent: AmbironTrustWave
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading online security and technology company which owns a portfolio of patents, related to software that proactively detects malicious code and thereby protects end-users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans and other online threats.
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closed 1/10/2012 via PR Newswire

ThreatMetrix, Inc., acquired TrustDefender

synopsis: ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, announced that it has acquired the Australian-based company TrustDefender, a recognized leader of secure browsing technology to stop man-in-the-browser attacks and provide malware protection.
buyer: ThreatMetrix, Inc.
ThreatMetrix is a provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform helps companies protect customer data and secure transactions against fraud, malware, data breaches, as well as man-in-the browser (MitB) and Trojan attacks. "
target parent: Nexbis Ltd
target: TrustDefender
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, TrustDefender delivers security and fraud detection technology to protect enterprises and their customers at the device and transaction level from online fraud.
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$0.68
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closed 11/3/2009 via BusinessWire

M86 Security, acquired Finjan Software

synopsis: M86 Security, a global provider of Web and messaging security products, announced the acquisition of Finjan, a leading provider of secure Web gateway solutions for enterprises. This acquisition adds Finjan’s line of enterprise-class secure Web gateway and SaaS-based solutions to M86 Security’s portfolio of security solutions.
buyer: M86 Security
M86 Security is a global provider of Web and messaging security products, delivering comprehensive protection to more than 20,000 customers and over 16 million users worldwide. "
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading provider of unified Web security solutions for the enterprise market. Finjan’s web security solutions enable control, security and compliance for organizations’ web productivity, liability and security needs, regardless of location.
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$40
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closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
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: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$979.80)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired CloudPassage

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the acquisition of CloudPassage. Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response. "
target: CloudPassage
Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Sectigo Limited, acquired SiteLock

synopsis: Sectigo®, a global provider of automated digital certificate management and web security solutions, announced the acquisition of SiteLock, a leading provider of website security protection and monitoring. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies give organizations access security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Sectigo Limited
Sectigo is a leading cybersecurity provider of digital identity solutions, including TLS / SSL certificates, DevOps, IoT, and enterprise-grade PKI management, as well as multi-layered web security. As a leading Certificate Authority (CA), Sectigo partners with organizations to secure web servers. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: SiteLock
SiteLock is a leader in comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for organizations. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies and deep expertise give organizations of any size access to the same security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortinet Inc., acquired ShieldX Networks

synopsis: Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances, has acquired ShieldX, a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX's cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data from cyber threats.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,727.00)
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: ShieldX Networks
ShieldX is a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX redefines cloud security to better protect organizations against cyber threats. Their cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Entrust Corporation, acquired HyTrust, Inc.

synopsis: Entrust a global leader in trusted identity, payments and data protection, announced that it has acquired HyTrust, Inc. an innovative provider of virtualized and multi-cloud data encryption, key management, and cloud security posture management solutions.
buyer: Entrust Corporation
Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments and data protection. Today more than ever, people demand seamless, secure experiences, whether they’re crossing borders, making a purchase, accessing e-government services or logging into corporate networks. "
target: HyTrust, Inc.
HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Volterra

synopsis: F5 Networks, the leader in application security and delivery, will acquire Volterra, the first universal edge-as-a-service platform. With the addition of Volterra’s technology platform, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Volterra
Based in Santa Clara, CA, Volterra provides a distributed cloud services platform to deploy, network and secure applications across multi-cloud and the edge.
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$500
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, acquired Asavie

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: Asavie
Asavie delivers secure, frictionless access to business resources for a fully mobile workforce. The company automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and internet-connected devices to applications and data.
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$181
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Fastly, acquired Signal Sciences

synopsis: Fastly, Inc., provider of an edge cloud platform, has acquired Signal Sciences, the fastest growing web application security company in the world. Signal Sciences' strong, developer-first web application and API protection solutions will bolster Fastly's existing security offerings to bring customers a unified edge security solution.
buyer: Fastly (FSLY:$246.32)
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible. "
target: Signal Sciences
Signal Sciences is the fastest growing web application security company in the world. Signal Sciences’ patented architecture provides organizations working in a modern development environment with comprehensive and scalable threat protection and security visibility.
price ($mm)
$775
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closed 6/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CyberX

synopsis: The U.S. software giant Microsoft has acquired the Israeli industrial cybersecurity startup CyberX. CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CyberX
CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
price ($mm)
$165
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closed 4/23/2020 via Company Press Release

KSV1870 Holding AG, acquired Nimbusec GmbH

synopsis: KSV1870 will become the majority owner of Nimbusec GmbH through the takeover of 74.5% of the company. Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites.
buyer: KSV1870 Holding AG (:$297.76)
KSV1870 is one of the leading business platforms in Austria. The creditor protection association minimizes the economic risks of its customers through innovative, digital solutions and contributes significantly to their business success. "
target: Nimbusec GmbH
Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites. Customers all over the world count on the proven expertise of the now 16-strong team.
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closed 4/16/2020 via BusinessWire

CollabNet VersionOne, acquired Arxan Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Arxan Technologies, the trusted provider of application protection solutions, has been acquired by CollabNet VersionOne to form Digital.ai. The newly formed company brings together leading technologies in agile planning, application security, and software delivery to create the industry’s first intelligent value stream platform.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: CollabNet VersionOne
CollabNet VersionOne is a leading platform provider for Value Stream Management, Agile planning, DevOps, and source code management. Its offerings provide a cohesive solution that enables customers to ideate, create, and orchestrate the flow of value through continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Arxan Technologies, Inc.
Arxan, a global trusted leader providing the industry's most comprehensive application protection solutions, works with organizations looking to protect applications and to securely deploy and manage business-critical apps to the extended enterprise.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Acronis Inc., acquired 5nine, Inc.

synopsis: Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced the acquisition of 5nine, a global provider of Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure cloud management and security solutions.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile. "
target: 5nine, Inc.
5nine delivers a powerful, integrated and scalable solution for optimizing and securing workloads across the Microsoft cloud – public, private or hybrid – for administrators, IT leaders and service providers who need more control and visibility of decentralized cloud environments.
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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:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Aporeto
Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
price ($mm)
$150
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announced 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire RedLock, Inc.

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks announced its intent to acquire RedLock, an early-stage startup that helps companies make sure their cloud instances are locked down and secure. RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets. "
target: RedLock, Inc.
RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments and will enable users to ensure compliance, govern security, and enable security operations.
price ($mm)
$173
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closed 4/21/2009 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Mi5 Networks

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has expanded its security portfolio by offering new Protection Suites for small business and enterprise customers and adding Web security technology through the acquisition of Mi5 Networks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Mi5 Networks
Mi5 Networks provides the fastest web security appliances and deepest protection against web-based threats. Mi5 lets you reduce risk of confidential data loss and productivity loss from inappropriate websites, malicious downloads and phone home traffic from infected PCs – all from a single platform.
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$18
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announced 12/7/2020 via BusinessWire

NortonLifeLock, will acquire Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, announced it has agreed to acquire Avira, a company that provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT).
buyer: NortonLifeLock (SYMC:$2,472.00)
NortonLifeLock Inc. is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world. "
target: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT).
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$360
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announced 1/13/2020 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, will acquire ID Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX, will acquire ID Analytics, a trusted provider of credit and fraud risk solutions for enterprises. ID Analytics technology delivers risk insights to enterprises through the combination of proprietary data, patented analytics, and near real-time cross-industry consumer identity behavior.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses data and analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions. They provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries, including insurance, financial services, healthcare, and government. "
target parent: NortonLifeLock
target: ID Analytics, Inc.
ID Analytics is a leader in consumer risk management with patented analytics, expertise, and near real-time insight into consumer behavior. By combining proprietary data from the ID Network with advanced science, ID Analytics provides in-depth visibility into identity risk and creditworthiness.
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$375
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadcom Limited, purchased Enterprise Security Business from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: Broadcom has purchased Symantec's enterprise security business. Symantec's enterprise security business has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$22,597.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec's enterprise security business is recognized as an established leader in the growing enterprise security space and has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
price ($mm)
$10,700
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$2,323
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$350
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Luminate Security

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company announced the acquisition of Luminate Security. Luminate Security is a privately held company with pioneering Software Defined Perimeter technology. They enable security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
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: Luminate Security
Luminate enables security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances. Its Secure Access Cloud™ securely connects any user from any device, anywhere in the world to corporate applications, on-premises and in the cloud.
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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:$2,472.00)
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.
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Javelin Networks Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced the acquisition of Javelin Networks, a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
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: Javelin Networks Inc.
Javelin Networks is a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks. Javelin is the leader in Active Directory (AD) security, both from the endpoint perspective and of the domain itself.
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closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
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 parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
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$39
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closed 10/31/2017 via BusinessWire

DigiCert Inc., purchased Website Security and Related PKI from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: DigiCert Inc., the leading global provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, and Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that DigiCert has completed its acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: DigiCert Inc.
DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions. DigiCert has expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and IoT devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec’s Website Security is a suite of products that enables Enterprise professionals to deliver protection without pause to mitigate risk and ensure uninterrupted performance. Their Public key infrastructure (PKI) technology is the foundation for a wide range of access control systems.
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announced 7/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Skycure

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Skycure
Skycure is the leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
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announced 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Fireglass

synopsis: Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based Fireglass, the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Fireglass
Fireglass is the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network. They are based in Israel.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Watchful Software

synopsis: American cybersecurity firm Symantec has acquired Portuguese security company Watchful Software. Watchful Software makes data security and loss prevention solutions for businesses. Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Critical Ventures
target: Watchful Software
Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user. RightsWATCH and TypeWATCH are tailored to provide persistent security solutions that prevent accidental and malicious disclosure.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired LifeLock, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it completed its acquisition of LifeLock, Inc., a leading provider of identity theft protection. The acquisition transforms Symantec’s consumer business and creates the most comprehensive consumer digital safety platform to help people protect their information, identities, devices and families.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock is a leading provider of proactive identity-theft protection products and services for consumers and consumer risk-management services for enterprises. Their identity theft protection and remediation services help provide some peace of mind for their nearly 4 million members.
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rev ($mm)
$650
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
50.0x
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
announced 8/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire Veritas Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that it has agreed to acquire Veritas, an information management systems provider, from Symantec Corp.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: Veritas Technologies Corporation (VRTS:$1,747.10)
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Mountain View, CA, Veritas is a provider of storage and server management software solutions, with #1 or #2 market positions in the majority of its product offerings, which enable customers to protect and manage critical IT infrastructure and applications.
price ($mm)
$8,000
rev ($mm)
$2,600
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Narus, Inc

synopsis: Symantec Corporation has acquired Narus, Inc, a cybersecurity business unit of the Boeing Co. Boeing's Electronic & Information Solutions unit, will still own Narus' licensing and intellectual property.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. "
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Narus, Inc
Narus, Inc is a pioneer in cybersecurity data analytics. The company's patented advanced analytics help enterprises, carriers and government customers proactively identify and accelerate the resolution of cyber threats.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec is acquiring Spanish startup PasswordBank to add more authentication services. PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. It's innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment. "
target parent: Inveready
target: PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.
PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent: Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/16/2012 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Nukona Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nukona, a provider of mobile application management. The acquisition of Nukona extends Symantec's enterprise mobility portfolio to include a cross-platform mobile application protection solution.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Nukona Inc.
Nukona is a provider of a mobile application management service. Its App Center is an end-to-end mobile application management and security service, enabling enterprises to secure, deploy and manage both native and web applications on corporate-owned and personal devices.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Odyssey Software, Inc.

synopsis: Odyssey Software Inc., a provider of mobile device mangement software is founded and run by the 2011 Rochester Business Person of the Year has been sold to Symantec Corp., the California-based provider of computer security software best known for its Norton products.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Odyssey Software, Inc.
Odyssey Software is a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile and embedded device management software products and solutions based in West Henrietta (Rochester), New York.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, will acquire LiveOffice Corporation

synopsis: Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a privately-held cloud-based archiving leader. The acquisition will extend Symantec’s intelligent information governance offering to the cloud, providing customers choice between on-premise, cloud or hybrid delivery of Symantec solutions.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: LiveOffice Corporation
LiveOffice is the number-one global provider of cloud-based email archiving, email compliance, email discovery and email continuity solutions, with more than 20,000 clients and a 97-percent client retention rate.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired ibVPN

synopsis: J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of ibVPN, a company that provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: ibVPN
ibVPN provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Malwarebytes, acquired Binisoft

synopsis: Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, announced the acquisition of Binisoft, a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used.
buyer: Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware & ransomware that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes replaces antivirus solutions to remove the personal obstacles and business interruptions caused by modern cybersecurity threats. "
target: Binisoft
Binisoft is a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used. The company’s Windows Firewall Control is widely used by millions of users.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/7/2017 via Reuters

Xunyou, will acquire Lionmobi Holding Limited

synopsis: Xunyou, a China-based company that provides accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications, will acquire Lionmobi, an Android mobile app developer. Lionmobi's apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe.
buyer: Xunyou (SZSE:300467:$23.57)
Xunyou is a China-based company principally engaged in the provision of accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications. Its main products include Xunyou network gaming accelerators and Xunyou mobile gaming accelerators. "
target: Lionmobi Holding Limited
Lionmobi is an Android mobile app developer. Their apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe. Their Power Clean and Power Battery apps are highly ranked on Google Play and have over 50 million downloads.
price ($mm)
$396
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Crossrider Plc, acquired CyberGhost S.R.L.

synopsis: Israeli online distribution and digital product company Crossrider said it has acquired Romanian cyber security software-as-a service (SaaS) provider CyberGhost. As one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe, CyberGhost's solution focuses on safeguarding personal information when browsing the internet.
buyer: Crossrider Plc (AIM:CROS:$95.11)
Crossrider is an online distribution and digital product company. The company utilises its proprietary marketing technology platforms to prospect, optimise and monetise mobile and web media. Crossrider powers all aspects of an online product to create a superb user experience. "
target: CyberGhost S.R.L.
Founded in 2011 in Romania, CyberGhost S.R.L. is one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe. The company is specialized in offering the best and most effective way of Internet security: anonymity.
price ($mm)
$6.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$892.90)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,448]
rev ($mm)
$431
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd merged with Qihoo 360 Consortium,

synopsis: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a leading Internet company in China, announced the completion of the merger by the Qihoo 360 Consortium, led by Qihoo 360 CEO, Hongyi Zhou. Qihoo 360 Technology researches, designs, develops internet security software and sells third party anti-virus software, as well as system optimization products.
buyer: Qihoo 360 Consortium
Qihoo 360 Consortium is led by Qihoo’s chairman, Zhou Hongyi. The investors include the Citic Guoan Group, Golden Brick Silk Road Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Taikang Life Insurance, the Ping An Insurance Group, Sunshine Insurance, New China Capital, Huatai Ruilian, and Huasheng Capital. "
target: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (QIHU:$1,804.58)
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. is a leading Internet company in China. Qihoo 360 Technology is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,168 [$8,284]*
rev ($mm)
$1,510
EBITDA ($mm)
$368
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
closed 3/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Opera Software, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$255.45)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy Inc. provides easy-to-use solutions for protecting our customers' online privacy and security on any smartphone, tablet and computer. With SurfEasy, customers' identities and locations are hidden from any websites they visit.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired VirusTotal

synopsis: Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal. VirusTotal operates by accepting requests for virus checks, running every available protection software on the questioned document or pages, then distributing the results to security vendors.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Bsecure Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AVG Technologies, a leading provider of Internet and mobile security, announced its acquisition of the business of Bsecure Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry since 2001, and the most endorsed software provider for family online safety.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Bsecure Technologies, Inc.
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry. Since 2001, Bsecure has been the most endorsed and trusted provider of Internet protection software for the family.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$46.65)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
price ($mm)
$7.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Sourcefire, Inc., acquired Immunet Corporation

synopsis: Sourcefire, Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. Immunet provides a groundbreaking approach to cybersecurity.
buyer: Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. "
target: Immunet Corporation
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2010 via BusinessWire

AVG Technologies, acquired DroidSecurity

synopsis: AVG Technologies, the world’s leading provider of free Consumer security solutions, announced the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based DroidSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based mobile security, from its founders and investors.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 110 million consumers and small businesses in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: DroidSecurity
DroidSecurity™, makers of the first full-featured Android anti-malware application DroidSecurity mobile Security Suite, was founded in 2009 by Dror Shalev, Omri Sigelman and Eran Pfeffer, and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
price ($mm)
$4.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2008 via Market Wire

Synthasite, will acquire Clickpass

synopsis: SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, announced it has agreed to acquire Clickpass, an OpenID provider and authentication gateway that simplifies OpenID integration and use.
buyer: Synthasite
SynthaSite offers a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets. "
target: Clickpass
Clickpass makes OpenID easy to use and brings OpenID closer to the mainstream than any other company has done before.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 8/18/2008 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire PC Tools

synopsis: Symantec Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PC Tools, a global provider of innovative software products designed to protect the privacy and security of Windows computer users. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the calendar year.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2007 via InfoWorld

Google Inc., will acquire GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: GreenBorder Technologies annouced that it has agreed to a buyout by Google. . The company is a venture-backed provider of browser-based host intrusion protection tools for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.
GreenBorder provides Web security software for consumers, small and medium-size businesses, and enterprises. The company's products seamlessly protect users against Web-based threats – even the latest rootkits and other undetectable exploits – and identity thieves.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/29/2007 via BusinessWire

PC Tools, acquired Novatix Corporation

synopsis: PC Tools announced the acquisition of Cyberhawk from Colorado-based Novatix Corporation and the establishment of a new advanced research office in Boulder. The acquisition adds a powerful new component to the advanced security solutions offered by the leading Internet security vendor.
buyer: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending. "
target: Novatix Corporation
Novatix Corporation develops leading edge zero-day security software that protects against and controls the outbreak of new viruses, spyware and other malicious programs. The company's flagship product, Cyberhawk™, features innovative real-time protection technology.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Safe-T, acquired CyberKick Ltd.

synopsis: Safe-T Group Ltd., a provider of secure access solutions and intelligent data collection in Israel, has acquired CyberKick Ltd., a provider of SaaS security and privacy tools. CyberKicks’s security solution, iShield, is a protective cybersecurity tool that eliminates security and data threats that occur while users are browsing online.
buyer: Safe-T (TASE: SAFE:$5.14)
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats."
target: CyberKick Ltd.
CyberKick is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security and privacy tools. CyberKicks’s security solution, iShield, is a protective cybersecurity tool that identifies, eliminates, and helps avoid security and data threats that occur unknowingly to many users while they are browsing online.
price ($mm)
$9.73
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA

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rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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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: CRWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike provides cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon platform protects customers against cyberattacks on endpoints and workloads on or off the network by offering visibility and protection across the enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$761.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($105.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3163
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: OM:IRIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Irisity AB
Irisity AB
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. Using AI and proactive, self-learning algorithms, Irisity's SaaS solution upgrades both existing and new surveillance cameras and monitoring systems from passive to proactive alarming devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
49
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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: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,472.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$894.00
EBIT ($mm)
$858.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,258.00
Employees
3600
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Kape is a cybersecurity company focused on helping consumers around the world to have better experience and protection in their digital life. Kape offers products which provide online security, privacy and an optimal online experience.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$95.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.48
EBIT ($mm)
$8.56
Net Income ($mm)
$1.29
Employees
350
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Ticker: NQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of consumer and enterprise mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile security and productivity, mobile search, mobile games & advertising applications.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$375.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.65
EBIT ($mm)
($15.87)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.53
Employees
1019
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: OPMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Options Media Group
Options Media Group
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: DBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$280.50
EBIT ($mm)
$121.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2760
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Ticker: MOTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$121.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
297
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Ticker: RGTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation is in the principal business of marketing and deploying a registered system for the secure and verifiable delivery of electronic documents. Registered Express™ is designed as an easy-to-use, web-based service.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:AMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$82.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.04
EBIT ($mm)
$5.62
Net Income ($mm)
$3.09
Employees
307
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: GCMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geos Communications, Inc.
Geos Communications, Inc.
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
19
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$78,710.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,011.62
EBIT ($mm)
$20,392.54
Net Income ($mm)
$27,620.00
Employees
89228
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