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Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for Week of Feb. 15, 2021

Cybersecurity M&A

Several cybersecurity-related acquisitions were announced in the third week of February 2021.

AdaCore acquires Componolit

AdaCore, a provider of software development and verification tools for mission-critical and security-critical systems, has acquired Componolit, a Germany-based firm that specializes in software components and formal verification tools for trusted systems. AdaCore says the acquisition will help broaden its cybersecurity capabilities and expand its market share in Germany.

Applied Insight acquires Bridges Inc.

Applied Insight, a company that provides technology solutions for government organizations, announced buying Bridges Inc., a firm that provides cybersecurity, network engineering, and big data analytics to the intelligence community. Applied Insight said the acquisition will help it expand and enhance its capabilities.

CrowdStrike acquires Humio

Endpoint and cloud workload protection provider CrowdStrike is acquiring early-stage log analytics firm Humio for $400 million. CrowsStrike said the acquisition will help it expand its extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities.

Data443 Risk Mitigation acquires ArcMail

Data security and privacy company Data443 Risk Mitigation acquired data archiving platform ArcMail following a two-year exclusive license agreement. Data 443 said the acquisition opens “new expansion opportunities and competitive markets.”

Palo Alto Networks acquires Bridgecrew

Palo Alto Networks acquired Bridgecrew, an Israel-based company that provides a codified cloud security platform, in a cash deal valued at $156 million. Palo Alto Networks said the acquisition will help its Prisma Cloud solution become the first cloud security platform to deliver security across the full application lifecycle.

SailPoint acquires Intello

Identity security solutions provider SailPoint acquired Intello, which helps organizations discover, manage, and secure SaaS applications. SailPoint said the acquisition will help it improve its Identity Platform.

Serco acquires Whitney, Bradley & Brown (WBB)

Professional, technology, and management services provider Serco has acquired Whitney, Bradley & Brown (WBB) from an affiliate of HIG Capital for nearly $300 million. Serco said the acquisition of WBB, which provides program management and consulting services to the US government, will help expand its capabilities in advanced weapons acquisition, program management, wargaming, machine learning, cybersecurity, and data analytics and mission support services.

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Eduard Kovacs (@EduardKovacs) is a contributing editor at SecurityWeek. He worked as a high school IT teacher for two years before starting a career in journalism as Softpedia’s security news reporter. Eduard holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial informatics and a master’s degree in computer techniques applied in electrical engineering.