Like Safeguard Software Limited

closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

SmoothWall Limited, acquired Safeguard Software Limited

synopsis: Smoothwall, a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions, has acquired Safeguard Software, a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and concerns more effectively.
buyer: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection. "
target: Safeguard Software Limited
Safeguard Software is a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and safeguarding concerns more effectively.
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closed 11/21/2014 via GlobeNewswire

ScholarChip Card Company, LLC, acquired ABE Systems

synopsis: ScholarChip, the creator of the One Card ID System for K-12 schools providing centralized attendance, safety and operations, has acquired ABE Systems from McKenzie Taylor Company, a leading provider of web-based student intervention software.
buyer: ScholarChip Card Company, LLC
ScholarChip has pioneered the concept of a centralized and integrated School Safety and Operations System--a true academic one-card solution. To meet the growing need for mobile technology in schools, ScholarChip has developed Apps and smart ID cards that operate seamlessly with NFC mobile devices. "
target: ABE Systems
ABE Systems is a leading provider of web-based student intervention software. Ranging from kindergarten to high school modules, ABE provides students of all ages interactive software that emphasizes the importance of responsible behavior.
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announced 3/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, will acquire Securly, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, will acquire Securly, the Silicon Valley-based student safety pioneers. Securly is an end-to-end student safety and device management platform serving more than 10 million students globally across 2,500 K-12 school districts.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $17 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target: Securly, Inc.
Securly is the end-to-end student safety and device management platform for K–12. Securly’s unified solutions address the student digital experience from all angles, with industry-leading AI and cloud-based technologies.
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closed 3/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Securly, Inc., acquired TechPilot Labs

synopsis: Securly, a company that designs and develops cloud based filtering solutions for schools, has acquired TechPilot Labs, a software development company producing mobile device management solutions with a heavy focus in the K-12 education space.
buyer: Securly, Inc.
Securly, Inc. designs and develops cloud based filtering solutions for schools. It offers In-School Filtering and Take-Home Filtering solutions for students with secure access to learning tools, such as YouTube, Google, and Wikipedia in the classroom. "
target: TechPilot Labs
TechPilot Labs is a software development company producing mobile device management solutions with a heavy focus in the K-12 education space. TechPilot products are used to manage Apple platforms as well as Chrome.
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closed 10/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Family Zone Cyber Safety, acquired Linewize

synopsis: Perth-based cyber safety vendor Family Zone has acquired New Zealand-based education technology firm Linewize as part of its continuing expansion in the education sector. Linewize, founded in 2013 by Scott Noakes and Michael Lawson, provides a cloud-managed firewall service specifically developed for the education sector.
buyer: Family Zone Cyber Safety (ASX:FZO:$1.24)
Family Zone Cyber Safety is an innovative, simple to use, cyber safety solution that works in and out of home to enable parents to block apps and filter adult content, restrict social media use and automatically schedule screen times by child. "
target: Linewize
Linewize, founded in 2013 by Scott Noakes and Michael Lawson, provides a cloud-managed firewall service specifically developed for the education sector. Linewize is passionate about making student internet management easy.
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$13
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announced 3/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Advance, Inc., will acquire Turnitin

synopsis: Advance, a company that builds the value of a company over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation of a diversified portfolio, will be acquiring Turnitin, a software provider that promotes academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improves outcomes across educational levels and content areas.
buyer: Advance, Inc.
Advance is a private, family-owned and operated company that builds the value of a company over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation of a diversified portfolio spanning media, communications, technology, and other promising growth areas. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Turnitin
Turnitin is a partner in fostering original thinking and supporting authentic learning. Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas.
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closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Insight Venture Partners, acquired iParadigms

synopsis: iParadigms, creators of Turnitin, announced the company has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in the technology sector, and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. iParadigms is a leading provider of cloud-based educational technologies.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm founded in 1995. They have raised more than $7.6 billion and invested in more than 190 growth-stage software, eCommerce, internet, and data-services companies. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: iParadigms
iParadigms is a leading provider of cloud-based educational technologies to prevent plagiarism, verify content, and evaluate student learning. Its flagship product, Turnitin, is used by over 24 million students and 1.6 million educators at 10,000 institutions worldwide to improve student outcomes.
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closed 7/1/2016 via Company Press Release

BigAir, acquired CyberHound Pty Ltd.

synopsis: BigAir Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares in CyberHound Pty Ltd. CyberHound provides a fully managed security solution to the business market and is the leading provider of Cybersafety and digital learning enablement services to the education sector in Australia, currently supporting more than 350 schools.
buyer: BigAir (ASX:BGL:$57.85)
The BigAir Group is an Australian public company which has quickly grown into one of Australia’s leading providers of managed services and cloud-based solutions, networking infrastructure, and fully managed campus-based networking. "
target: CyberHound Pty Ltd.
CyberHound develops learning enablement and cybersafety solutions for K-12 classrooms. With Sixth Sense Technology they provide ‘Actionable Intelligence’ to enhance visibility and insight into internet and network-based activity, capturing issues such as cyberbullying, self-harm and radicalisation.
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$5.22
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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announced 2/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Panasonic Corporation of North America, will acquire Video Insight

synopsis: Panasonic Corporation of North America announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Video Insight, Inc. Founded in 2002, Video Insight provides video management solutions for security systems to over 25,000 customers in the financial, government, retail and transportation sectors as well as 6,500 K-12 school and college customers.
buyer parent: Panasonic Corporation
buyer: Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America, based in Secaucus, NJ, is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of its branding, marketing, sales, service, product development and R&D operations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Video Insight
Video Insight, Inc. is a leading developer of enterprise-class video management software. Founded in 2002 by two veteran technology entrepreneurs, it was established with the vision of providing powerful, user-friendly software that would run on "off-the-shelf" hardware based on IP technology.
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announced 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Turnitin, will acquire Ouriginal

synopsis: Turnitin has entered into an agreement with Nordic private equity firm Procuritas to acquire Ouriginal, a company formed from the union of Urkund and PlagScan, established experts in plagiarism detection. Based in Sweden, Ouriginal helps over three million students achieve quality and maintain integrity in their academic work.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Turnitin
Turnitin is dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and research and supporting the development of original thinking skills. Its products are used by educators to guide their students towards higher standards of integrity and by students and researchers to do their best, original work. "
target parent: Procuritas AB
target: Ouriginal
Based in Sweden, Ouriginal helps over three million students achieve quality and maintain integrity in their academic work. The company supports academic institutions, secondary schools, and corporations by delivering a fully automated system for checking text originality and preventing plagiarism.
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closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired CardSmith

synopsis: Blackboard, the world's leading education technology company that is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models, has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company that is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They rapidly deploy relevant and meaningful technologies and services to meet the needs of the modern day learner and institutions. "
target: CardSmith
CardSmith's industry-leading, multi-tenant cloud technology enables universities and K-12 schools and districts to deliver a comprehensive student credential solution without requiring software management or physical servers.
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closed 11/5/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Epazz, Inc., acquired Strand, Inc.

synopsis: Epazz, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Strand, Inc. a surveillance software company used by US colleges and universities. Strand's surveillance management system is a "lean client," which designates the server for a majority of the data processing.
buyer: Epazz, Inc. (OTCPK:EPAZ:$1.35)
Epazz Inc. is an enterprise-wide software company that specializes in providing customized web applications to the corporate world, higher education institutions and the public sector. Their unique BoxesOS applications can create virtual communities for enhanced communication, information and more. "
target: Strand, Inc.
Strand is a developer of IP surveillance software. Their solution leverages the capabilities of traditional surveillance systems by combining the primitive navigation functions of analog surveillance systems with the advanced functions made possible by powerful computing and digital technologies.
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closed 3/11/2021 via PR Newswire

ETS Strategic Capital, acquired Vericant

synopsis: ETS Strategic Capital, a unit within ETS focused on growing its educational business and advancing the organization's strategic mission impact, has acquired Vericant. Headquartered in China, Vericant helps admissions officers better evaluate their candidates through 1:1 video interviews and other assessment tools.
buyer parent: Educational Testing Service, Inc.
buyer: ETS Strategic Capital
ETS Strategic Capital is the private equity investment and M&A execution arm for ETS, its subsidiaries, and its partners, sourcing transactions within the domestic United States and internationally. The unit advances ETS through equity investments, growth partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. "
target: Vericant
Based in China, Vericant is transforming the face of international admissions and assessment. Vericant helps institutions by providing identify qualified applicants through 3rd-party verified video interviews, spoken English evaluation, proctored writing samples, and ID checks.
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closed 8/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Navigate360, acquired School Check In

synopsis: Navigate360, a full-spectrum safety preparedness and response company, has acquired School Check IN, a provider of visitor management software solutions for K-12 schools. School Check IN enables customers to monitor visitors entering a school, while simultaneously screening guests against sex offender databases and school-specific visitor criteria.
buyer: Navigate360
Navigate360 is a provider of safety solutions and services. Through technology, education and services, Navigate360 offers solutions spanning the full spectrum of safety, from prevention and preparation through response and recovery. They serve schools, healthcare systems, workplaces, and more. "
target: School Check In
School Check IN is a provider of visitor and volunteer management software solutions for K-12 schools. School Check IN enables customers to monitor visitors entering a school, while simultaneously screening guests against sex offender databases and school-specific visitor criteria.
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closed 11/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired New World Systems Corporation

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has completed its acquisition of New World Systems Corporation, a leading provider of public safety and financial solutions for local governments.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,134.92)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: New World Systems Corporation
New World Systems provides solutions, including application software, hardware, training and support, for Local Government and Public Safety agencies. Their longevity, stability, financial strength, experience, and specialization in the public sector qualify them as long-term partners for customers.
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closed 3/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Identity Automation, acquired Enboard

synopsis: Identity Automation, the provider of RapidIdentity, the most complete Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform on the market, has acquired Enboard, a provider of automated user account management, single sign-on (SSO), smart account provisioning, rostering, and secure encryption solutions for the education market.
buyer: Identity Automation
Identity Automation helps organizations embrace security and increase business agility with RapidIdentity, the most complete identity, access, governance, and administration platform available. Identity Automation operates globally, with identities managed across on-premises and cloud resources. "
target parent: Encore Technology Group
target: Enboard
Enboard is an enterprise-class identity and access management platform that delivers automated account provisioning/rostering and personalized single sign-on with unmatched security tools, user self-service, and resource utilization insights in the education market.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

SAGE Publishing, acquired Lean Library B.V.

synopsis: SAGE Publishing, a leading independent, academic and professional publisher, has acquired Lean Library, a Netherlands-based company that provides a browser extension plugin for libraries. Lean Library's plugin offers one-click access to all licensed library resources and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text.
buyer: SAGE Publishing
SAGE Publishing is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Lean Library B.V.
Founded in 2016, Lean Library is a Netherlands-based company that provides a browser extension plugin for libraries. Their plugin offers one-click access to all licensed library resources, both on and off campus, and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

SmoothWall Limited, acquired Safeguard Software Limited

synopsis: Smoothwall, a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions, has acquired Safeguard Software, a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and concerns more effectively.
buyer: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection. "
target: Safeguard Software Limited
Safeguard Software is a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and safeguarding concerns more effectively.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

SmoothWall Limited, acquired Safeguard Software Limited

synopsis: Smoothwall, a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions, has acquired Safeguard Software, a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and concerns more effectively.
buyer: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection. "
target: Safeguard Software Limited
Safeguard Software is a UK-based provider of record management software for schools. Safeguard provides a market leading safeguarding software solution that allows schools to manage child protection issues and safeguarding concerns more effectively.
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closed 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

SmoothWall Limited, acquired SmoothWall Limited

synopsis: Senior management at Leeds cyber security firm Smoothwall have completed a management buyout. Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Smoothwall's real-time, content aware analysis is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection.
buyer: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection. "
target: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection.
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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:$962.21)
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.
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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 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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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

E-Guardian, acquired JP-Secure

synopsis: E-Guardian Inc., an internet security company in Japan, has acquired JP-Secure Co., Ltd., a Japanese cybersecurity company that offers web application firewall (WAF) solutions. JP-Secure's SiteGuard is a WAF solution that detects and defends websites and web apps from advanced cyber attacks.
buyer: E-Guardian (TSE:6050:$70.23)
E-Guardian is an internet security company in Japan. E-Guardian provides solutions for all internet security needs. They offer services for cybersecurity, debugging, network monitoring, AI and more. Their serve clients in the video game, advertising, media, IoT, e-commerce, and fintech industries. "
target: JP-Secure
JP-Secure is a Japanese cybersecurity company that offers web application firewall (WAF) solutions. JP-Secure's SiteGuard is a WAF solution that detects and defends websites and web apps from cyber attacks. Their solution features an intuitive design and can be used in any system environment.
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$3
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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.
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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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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.
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Netskope, acquired Sift Security

synopsis: Netskope, the leader in cloud security, announced that it has acquired Sift Security, a pioneer in next-generation cloud infrastructure security. The acquisition will bring Cloud Hunter, Sift's Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) breach detection, correlation, visualization, and response engine into the market-leading Netskope Security Cloud.
buyer: Netskope
Netskope is the leader in cloud security. Their patented Cloud XD technology eliminates blind spots by going deeper than any other security provider to quickly target and control activities across thousands of cloud services and millions of websites. "
target: Sift Security
Sift Security is a pioneer in cloud infrastructure security. Their Cloud Hunter is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) breach detection, correlation, visualization, and response engine. CloudHunter's differentiated technology & analytics protects cloud infrastructure against modern threats.
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announced 6/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., will acquire Smyte

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has agreed to acquire Smyte, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in safety, spam, and security issues. Smyte Inc. provides SaaS solutions offering safety as a service for websites and mobile apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Smyte
Smyte Inc. provides SaaS solutions offering safety as a service for websites and mobile apps. Its solutions blends manual heuristics, machine learning, and proprietary reputation data to help safety and risk teams proactively stop spam, fraud, bots, phishing, harassment, and account takeover.
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closed 4/12/2018 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, acquired SiteLock

synopsis: SiteLock, a global leader in website security solutions, announced its acquisition by ABRY Partners, a leading private equity firm. Founded in 2008, SiteLock's mission is to protect organizations from ever evolving cyber security threats.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is an experienced and successful private equity investment firm focused on media, communications, insurance, business and information services. Since its founding, ABRY has completed more than $62 billion of transactions, representing investments in more than 550 properties. "
target parent: UnitedWeb, Inc.
target: SiteLock
SiteLock, the Global Leader in business website security solutions, is the only web security solution to offer complete, cloud-based website protection. Its 360-degree monitoring finds and fixes threats, prevents future attacks, accelerates website performance and meets PCI compliance standards.
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Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Evident.io

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Evident.io, a leader in cloud services infrastructure protection. Evident.io's Evident Security Platform enables organizations to proactively manage cloud security risk, minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture.
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: Evident.io
Evident.io is a pioneer and leader in security and compliance automation for public clouds. The Evident Security Platform enables organizations of all sizes to proactively manage cloud security risk, minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture, all from a single dashboard.
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$300
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closed 3/12/2018 via BusinessWire

CyberArk, acquired Vaultive

synopsis: CyberArk, the global leader in privileged account security, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Vaultive, Inc. Vaultive addresses the most pressing security issues that prevent enterprises from adopting cloud services, including data security, regulatory compliance, international data privacy laws, and government data access concerns.
buyer: CyberArk (CYBR:$444.79)
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage. "
target: Vaultive
Vaultive addresses the most pressing security issues that prevent enterprises from adopting cloud services, including data security, regulatory compliance, international data privacy laws, and government data access concerns.
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closed 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

SmoothWall Limited, acquired SmoothWall Limited

synopsis: Senior management at Leeds cyber security firm Smoothwall have completed a management buyout. Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Smoothwall's real-time, content aware analysis is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection.
buyer: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection. "
target: SmoothWall Limited
Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Their web filtering capability is world class due to the real-time, content aware analysis, and is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
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0.0x
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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 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:$2,472.00)
Symantec’s Website Security is a suite of products that enables Enterprise professionals to deliver protection without pause to mitigate risk and ensure uninterrupted performance. Their Public key infrastructure (PKI) technology is the foundation for a wide range of access control systems.
price ($mm)
$950
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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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announced 3/22/2017 via PR Newswire

GoDaddy.com, will acquire Sucuri Inc.

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc, a cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Sucuri, a leading provider of website security products and services. Sucuri is a security platform offering business owners a suite of security tools designed to protect website owners from emerging online threats.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Sucuri Inc.
Sucuri is a leading provider of website security products and services. Sucuri offers business owners a suite of security tools designed to protect website owners from emerging online threats, helping them respond to hacks when they occur, while also virtually patching vulnerabilities.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired Maccabim.com Ltd

synopsis: RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of brand threat project management company Maccabim.com Ltd and has appointed Jonathan Matkowsky, its founder, to vice president of intellectual property and brand security.
buyer: RiskIQ
RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social, and mobile exposures. "
target: Maccabim.com Ltd
Maccabim.com Ltd is a brand threat project management company. Maccabim provides threat mitigation technology, including dispute resolution proceedings and takedown functions, to expedite brand governance processes.
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announced 11/23/2016 via

Mimecast Services Limited, will acquire iSheriff

synopsis: Mimecast, an email & data security firm, announced it was purchasing all of the assets of iSheriff, a cloud-based security provider. The acquisition will provide Mimecast customers additional real-time email threat intelligence & detection expertise and complements Mimecast’s existing portfolio of email security, continuity and archiving solutions.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$442.91)
Founded in 2002, Mimecast Ltd. provides cloud-based unified email management (UEM) solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 to serve customers worldwide. Mimecast helps reduces the complexity and cost of managing numerous point solutions traditionally used to protect email and its data. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: iSheriff
Founded in 1999, iSheriff is a pioneering leader in the development of world class email and Internet security solutions. iSheriff SaaS is the first proprietary, integrated Security as a Service solution for cloud-based Web and email security featuring a common Web management and reporting console.
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closed 8/3/2016 via PR Web

Intelliagg, acquired DARKSUM, Inc.

synopsis: Intelliagg, provider of cyber threat intelligence services and software platforms for real-time cyber threat intelligence Intelligence, announced it has acquired DARKSUM, Inc. a leading innovator in darknet collection and analytics.
buyer: Intelliagg
Intelliagg works with organizations to control or evade data loss, reputational damage and targeted cybercrime through the provision of intelligence. They provide a suite of professional services that deal with cyber threat intelligence and incident response management. "
target: DARKSUM, Inc.
DARKSUM™ is a company focused on helping customers navigate the new and growing darknets. Founded by information security veterans, the DarkSum™ platform allows customers to safely search, monitor, and create custom alerts for information of interest in publicly available darknet systems.
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