Like Appthority, Inc.

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:$2,623.00)
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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announced 9/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ivanti, will acquire MobileIron

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire MobileIron, the mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. MobileIron leverages a zero trust approach to secure access and protect data across the enterprise.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: MobileIron (MOBL:$214.91)
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with a mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. The company leverages a zero trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a never trust, always verify model.
price ($mm)
$872
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$215
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4.1x
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., acquired Mobile Armor, Inc.

synopsis: Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in Internet content security, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Armor, Inc., an innovator and leader in data encryption and mobile device management technology.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro protects operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. "
target parent: Dolphin Equity Partners
target: Mobile Armor, Inc.
Mobile Armor, Inc. is an innovator and leader in data encryption and mobile device management technology. Mobile Armor provides domestically developed trusted data security solutions to commercial and government organizations.
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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.
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closed 11/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZecOps

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has completed the acquisition of ZecOps, Inc. a leader in mobile detection and response. Jamf offers robust management and mobile security capabilities for iOS devices.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$366.39)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: ZecOps
ZecOps develops the world’s most powerful platform to discover and analyze mobile cyber attacks. Used by world-leading enterprises, governments and individuals globally, ZecOps Mobile Detection and Response platform provides a realistic and scalable approach to mobile threat hunting.
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closed 7/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Absolute Software Corporation, acquired NetMotion

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation , a leader in Endpoint Resilience™ solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NetMotion Software, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity and security solutions.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation (TSX:ABT:$116.17)
Absolute Software, based in Canada, is a leader in Endpoint Resilience solutions and the industry’s only undeletable defense platform embedded in over a half-billion devices. Absolute Software enables a permanent digital tether between the endpoint and the enterprise who distributed it. "
target: NetMotion
NetMotion provides security solutions for millions of devices deployed around the world. Customers choose the NetMotion platform for its powerful zero trust network access (ZTNA), experience monitoring and mobile-first enterprise VPN functionality.
price ($mm)
$340
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
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5.7x
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18.9x
closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Wandera

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has acquired Wandera, a leader in zero trust cloud security and access for mobile devices. Wandera offers solutions for mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$366.39)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: Wandera
Wandera provides security and management of mobile data for enterprises. Solutions include mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management. Wandera's pioneering multi-level architecture, on device and in the cloud, offers unrivalled visibility with the industry's largest mobile dataset.
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$400
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announced 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Ivanti, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC, a leading provider of Secure Access and mobile security solutions to enterprise customers. Over 24,000 enterprises and service providers use Pulse Secure to enable workers mobility securely.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: Pulse Secure LLC
Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of access and mobile security solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Pulse Secure’s mission is to enable open, integrated enterprise system solutions that empower business productivity through seamless mobility.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

HMD Global Oy, acquired Valona Labs

synopsis: Finland-based HMD Global has acquired the assets of Valona Labs, a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas. The acquisition of Valona Labs, with its expertise in mobile, enterprise, and cybersecurity software, will further HMD’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security.
buyer: HMD Global Oy
Finland-based HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. "
target: Valona Labs
Valona Labs is a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas that develops mobile cybersecurity software and solutions for enterprises. The company's Valona DPC application allows IT administrators to manage corporate devices from Android phones and tablets.
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closed 7/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Digita Security LLC

synopsis: Jamf, a world leader in macOS, iOS and tvOS management, has acquired Digita Security, creators of enterprise-grade, purpose-built endpoint protection solutions designed to protect Mac users from malicious activities and threats, all while preserving the Apple experience users expect and love.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$366.39)
Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end-users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education, and government organizations via its product portfolio, and the 85,000 members of Jamf Nation. Jamf's 30,000 global customers rely on them to manage 15 million Apple devices. "
target: Digita Security LLC
Digita Security provides cybersecurity for Mac workforces. Digita Security's goal is to improve the security of macOS users by developing accessible, native, high quality macOS security products and services.
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closed 9/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sunayu, LLC, acquired Fractal Technology LLC

synopsis: Sunayu, a cyber firm based in Annapolis Junction, has acquired Johns Hopkins startup Fractal Technology and is bringing on founders J.R. Charles and Alex Sharata. Fractal Technology develops a propriety mobile application security platform that allows enterprises to inject security functionality directly into native iOS applications.
buyer: Sunayu, LLC
Sunayu is focused on a DevOps culture to implement and enhance infrastructure as code with specialties in cyber security and big data development. "
target: Fractal Technology LLC
Fractal Technology develops a propriety mobile application security platform that allows enterprises to inject security functionality directly into native iOS applications without additional development effort.
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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:$2,623.00)
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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closed 11/24/2016 via PR Web

iSign International, Inc., acquired GFS Technology Inc.

synopsis: iSign International Inc., a provider of products and services for Bio-metric Signature Security In North America, announced that it has acquired all the assets of GFS Technology Inc., a cyber security software company from Scottdale, AZ. These assets include several very valuable US and Korean patents in the cybersecurity area.
buyer: iSign International, Inc.
iSign International, Inc is a provider of products and services for Bio-metric Signature Security In North America. The company’s patented short-loop technology and bio-metric signature recognition system secures financial transactions while providing identity verification. "
target: GFS Technology Inc.
GFS Technology Inc. develops cyber security software, focusing on the creation of a technology platform that would provide totally secure mobile transactions. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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closed 6/29/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cyber adAPT, acquired Mobile Active Defense, Inc.

synopsis: Cyber adAPT®, announced that it has acquired the Mobile Active Defense (M@D) suite of products and integrated key management and personnel into Cyber adAPT, Inc. Mobile Active Defense,Inc. (M@D) develops software that secures and protects confidential data on mobile devices for enterprises, governments and individuals.
buyer: Cyber adAPT
Cyber adAPT® is the only security platform that monitors 100% of traffic inside mobile-enabled enterprise networks, instantly illuminating otherwise hidden, malicious threats that make it through perimeter defenses. "
target: Mobile Active Defense, Inc.
Mobile Active Defense,Inc. (M@D) develops software that secures and protects confidential data on mobile devices for enterprises, governments and individuals. M@D’s award winning Mobile Enterprise Compliance & Security Server (MECS) was built specifically for mobile security.
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announced 4/2/2015 via Market Wire

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, will acquire Lacoon Mobile Security

synopsis: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, announced its intention to acquire Lacoon Mobile Security. Founded in 2011, Lacoon is leading the industry in providing a solution to secure the entire mobile device, with the best advanced threat catch-rate for enterprise-grade mobile security platforms.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$2,131.50)
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. "
target: Lacoon Mobile Security
Lacoon Mobile Security provides a mobile threat management platform that allows enterprises to easily manage and mitigate the risks of BYOD and protect their corporate assets from mobile cyber threats such as malicious applications, targeted network attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats.
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closed 4/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Excitor A/S, acquired Giritech ApS

synopsis: Excitor, a leading provider of secure mobile device management, mobile email and mobile application solutions, announced its acquisition of Giritech A/S, a provider of secure online access solutions across iOS, Android, Mac OS, Linux and Windows devices, in a move to mobilise enterprise applications securely.
buyer: Excitor A/S
Excitor is a leading provider of secure mobile device management, mobile email and mobile application solutions. Excitor develops and sells DME (Dynamic Mobile Exchange) to organizations globally. "
target: Giritech ApS
Giritech is an innovative software development company with the mission to simplify IT network security. Giritech's patented technology and award winning solution, G/On, simplifies network protection by creating secure virtual access for the right users to the right applications.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Carbonite, Inc., acquired Datacastle

synopsis: Carbonite, the Boston-based cloud backup company, acquired Seattle-based Datacastle. The acquisition of Datacastle, which provides endpoint backup and analytics software, is meant to expand the company’s endpoint business with larger companies.
buyer: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB:$405.29)
Carbonite provides data protection solutions for businesses and the IT professionals who serve them. Their solution suite provides a full complement of backup, disaster recovery, high availability and migration solutions for any size business, all supported by secure and global cloud infrastructure."
target: Datacastle
Datacastle protects enterprises from mobile data loss and data breach with simplified and scalable endpoint backup, archiving and insights. Their Datacastle RED product provides secure and auditable access to enterprise data on critical devices, anytime, anywhere.
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closed 6/25/2013 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Websense, Inc.

synopsis: Websense, Inc. a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft, announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners ("Vista"), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin, invests over $6.6 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Websense, Inc.
Websense Inc., is a Web security and Web filtering software company trusted to protect 25 million employees worldwide. Websense proactively discovers and immediately protects customers against Web-based threats with maximum protection and minimal effort.
price ($mm)[EV]
$956 [$942]
rev ($mm)
$359
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$54
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17.9x
closed 6/22/2010 via Market Wire

TrustWave Corp., acquired Breach Security Inc.

synopsis: Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, announces it has acquired Breach Security, a leading provider of web application firewall technology. A web application firewall is an appliance or software that provides protection for web applications against attacks.
buyer parent: AmbironTrustWave
buyer: TrustWave Corp.
Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. "
target: Breach Security Inc.
Breach Security, Inc. is the leading provider of real-time, continuous web application integrity and security that protects sensitive web-based information. Breach Security’s products protect web applications from hacking attacks and data leakage, and ensure applications operate as intended.
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closed 8/9/2010 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, purchased Authentication Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSign's identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
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. "
seller: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,268 [$1,140]
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$410
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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:$2,623.00)
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 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, acquired BullGuard

synopsis: AVIRA has acquired London-based BullGuard. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety.
buyer parent: NortonLifeLock
buyer: 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). "
target: BullGuard
BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety. The BullGuard product portfolio extends to PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone protection.
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closed 1/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

NortonLifeLock, acquired Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, announced it has acquired 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:$2,623.00)
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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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:$27,450.00)
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:$2,623.00)
Symantec's enterprise security business is recognized as an established leader in the growing enterprise security space and has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
price ($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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$2,623.00)
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:$650.16)
LifeLock is a leading provider of proactive identity-theft protection products and services for consumers and consumer risk-management services for enterprises. Their identity theft protection and remediation services help provide some peace of mind for their nearly 4 million members.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,338 [$2,172]
rev ($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:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($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:$5,531.80)
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:$2,623.00)
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.
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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:$2,623.00)
Symantec protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. It's innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment. "
target parent: Inveready
target: PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.
PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
price ($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.
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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:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Nukona Inc.
Nukona is a provider of a mobile application management service. Its App Center is an end-to-end mobile application management and security service, enabling enterprises to secure, deploy and manage both native and web applications on corporate-owned and personal devices.
price ($mm)
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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:$2,623.00)
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.
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closed 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

DNSFilter, Inc., acquired Guardian

synopsis: DNSFilter announced the acquisition of Guardian, a leading Firewall + VPN technology platform. Guardian is the safest and most secure way to protect privacy and data while using apps and browsing the web on an iOS device.
buyer parent: TechStars
buyer: DNSFilter, Inc.
DNSFilter is a cloud-delivered DNS based content filtering and threat protection service that protects an unlimited amount of networks without the need for any in-house hardware or appliances. "
target: Guardian
Guardian is a leading Firewall + VPN technology platform. Guardian is the safest and most secure way to protect privacy and data while using apps and browsing the web on an iOS device.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Surfshark will be merged with Nord Security,

synopsis: Major VPN providers Surfshark and Nord Security are to merge. Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions. Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN.
buyer: Nord Security
Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN, the next-generation password manager NordPass, encrypted cloud storage NordLocker, and the advanced network access security solution NordLayer. "
target: Surfshark
Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions to secure people's digital lives. Its core product is one of the TOP 3 VPNs globally, trusted by millions of users around the world.
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closed 10/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nord Security, acquired Atlas VPN

synopsis: Nord Security, one of the leaders in the cybersecurity market, is acquiring Atlas VPN, a highly secure, free VPN provider with a mission to make digital privacy and security accessible to everyone. Although Atlas VPN is relatively new to the VPN market, it already has over 6 million users worldwide.
buyer: Nord Security
Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN, the next-generation password manager NordPass, encrypted cloud storage NordLocker, and the advanced network access security solution NordLayer. "
target: Atlas VPN
Atlas VPN is a highly secure, free VPN provider with a mission to make digital privacy and security accessible to everyone. Although Atlas VPN is relatively new to the VPN market, it already has over 6 million users worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, acquired BullGuard

synopsis: AVIRA has acquired London-based BullGuard. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety.
buyer parent: NortonLifeLock
buyer: 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). "
target: BullGuard
BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety. The BullGuard product portfolio extends to PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone protection.
price ($mm)
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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:$1,740.72)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: ibVPN
ibVPN provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
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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.
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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:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($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:$158.73)
Crossrider is an online distribution and digital product company. The company utilises its proprietary marketing technology platforms to prospect, optimise and monetise mobile and web media. Crossrider powers all aspects of an online product to create a superb user experience. "
target: CyberGhost S.R.L.
Founded in 2011 in Romania, CyberGhost S.R.L. is one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe. The company is specialized in offering the best and most effective way of Internet security: anonymity.
price ($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:$941.10)
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.
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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:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
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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.
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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: 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
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,090.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($298.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($326.73)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:MNDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Corporation
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$483.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($238.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($321.61)
Net Income ($mm)
$916.14
Employees
2335
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$427.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$160.74
EBIT ($mm)
$124.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($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: TENB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company. Tenable helps organizations of all sizes accurately understand and reduce their cyber risk. Tenable.io, their Cyber Exposure platform, provides broad visibility and deep analytics to secure the entire modern attack surface.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($41.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:DARK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Darktrace
Darktrace
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$281.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1605
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
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: 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,623.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,129.00
Net Income ($mm)
$617.00
Employees
2800
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Based in the UK, Kape is a leading 'privacy-first' digital security software provider to consumers. Through its range of privacy and security products, Kape focuses on protecting consumers and their personal data as they go about their daily digital lives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$158.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.38
EBIT ($mm)
$27.85
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
364
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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: OOMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ooma
Ooma
Ooma creates powerful connected experiences for businesses and consumers, delivered from its smart cloud-based SaaS platform. For businesses of all sizes, Ooma provides advanced voice and collaboration features that are flexible and scalable.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$192.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.49
EBIT ($mm)
($1.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
383
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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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