Seven cybersecurity-related acquisitions were announced in the third week of November 2021.
Buchanan & Edwards (BE), which focuses on data analytics, cybersecurity and cloud computing services, announced buying cybersecurity and technical analysis firm RenXTech. Both companies provide their services to the U.S. government. Following the acquisition, RenXTech will merge with another BE subsidiary, R2C, under the RenXTech brand.
UK-based identity verification and fraud prevention solutions provider GBG is acquiring Acuant in a $736 million deal. GBG says Acuant’s trusted identity product offering complements the services provided by its US-based subsidiary IDology.
United States-based MSPs General Informatics and Versiant are joining forces as part of a deal that will help each company expand their services portfolios, expertise and geographic reach. General Informatics said the acquisition of Versant will help it improve its capabilities, particularly in terms of data analytics and cyber security.
UK-based governance, risk, compliance (GRC) software management company Ideagen announced the acquisitions of CompliSpace and CompliancePath. CompliancePath, acquired for up to $12 million, is a Scotland-based firm that specializes in IT governance and software assurance. CompliSpace, acquired for AU$105 million ($76 million), is based in Australia and it provides GRC programs to schools.
UK-based cybersecurity training firm Immersive Labs is buying Snap Labs, a US-based company that specializes in cyber labs for training, research and demos. Immersive Labs says the integrated offering will deliver hyper-realistic team exercises that are specific to customer environments.
Fraud prevention unicorn Sift has acquired Keyless, a UK-based provider of passwordless and multi-factor authentication. The goal of the deal is to bring passwordless authentication to the Sift portfolio and help regulated businesses and online merchants eliminate password-based account takeover.
External threat hunting firm Team Cymru has acquired Israel-based threat surface management firm Amplicy. The deal will enable Team Cymru to inform its customers on both the evolving threats and where they might strike against Amplicy-detected perimeter weaknesses.