Palo Alto Networks to Acquire CIA-Backed Cloud Security Firm Evident.io 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 Evident.io 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 Evident.io’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