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10 Cybersecurity Companies Making Moves: September 2023

Kyle Alspach

We’re taking a look at security vendors that launched notable new products and partner programs, announced key executive hires or unveiled startup acquisitions in September.

Hot Market, Big Moves

September was a nonstop month for announcements and major moves by top cybersecurity industry players. While Cisco’s announcement of a $28 billion acquisition deal for Splunk was the biggest headline of the month among cybersecurity companies, a string of other major acquisitions, product launches, executive hires and funding rounds came out during the month.

[Related: Cisco-Splunk Will Face Huge Challenge Vs. Palo Alto Networks: Analysis]

Among the other cybersecurity vendors that made big moves in September was CrowdStrike, which had numerous announcements during its Fal.Con 2023 conference — including an acquisition of its own. Meanwhile, AWS revealed details for the first time about its approach to threat intelligence, and signaled that this will be a growing area of focus for the cloud giant going forward.

A number of cybersecurity industry companies also unveiled new or revamped channel programs last month, including what a SonicWall executive called the biggest update to its partner program in seven years.

What follows are the key details on 10 cybersecurity companies that made big moves in September 2023.

 
Kyle Alspach

Kyle Alspach is a Senior Editor at CRN focused on cybersecurity. His coverage spans news, analysis and deep dives on the cybersecurity industry, with a focus on fast-growing segments such as cloud security, application security and identity security.  He can be reached at kalspach@thechannelcompany.com.

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