McAfee's Young has said that the next phase of the company's strategy includes investment around orchestration, with security-as-service and analytics. With that in mind, McAfee could look to buy one of the up-and-coming orchestration and automation startups, such as Demisto. The startup offers and integrated platform for threat intelligence, automation, orchestration and investigation. The company's investors include multiple former McAfee executives, including Cylance CEO Stuart McClure (formerly EVP and worldwide CTO for McAfee) and Symantec President Michael Fey (formerly EVP and CTO at McAfee). Other companies McAfee could look to buy in this space include Phantom and Hexadite, both of which offer competitive platforms.