Palo Alto Networks to Acquire CIA-Backed Cloud Security Firm for $300 Million

By Mike Lennon

Network security firm Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) on Wednesday said that it has agreed to acquire cloud security and compliance firm for $300 million in cash.

Palo Alto Networks currently has several security offerings that cater to cloud environments, including its VM-Series virtualized next-generation firewalls, API-based security for public cloud services infrastructure, and Traps for host-based security.

Pleasanton, Calif.-based’s flagship Evident Security Platform (ESP) helps customers reduce cloud security risk by minimizing the attack surface and improving overall security posture. ESP can continuously monitor AWS and …read more

Via:: Security Week