The Top 10 Cybersecurity Acquisitions Of 2018 (So Far)


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3. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Evident.io

Purchase Price: $300 Million

Palo Alto Networks purchased Evident.io in March to make it easier for enterprise cloud users to keep their deployment compliant and secure.

The Santa Clara, California-based platform security vendor said buying Pleasanton, California-based Evident.io will extend its API-based security capabilities by analyzing services and account setting configurations against strict security and compliance controls. Evident.io's co-founders joined Palo Alto Networks.  

Once Evident.io is integrated with Palo Alto Networks' existing cloud security offering, the company said customers will be able to use a single approach for continuous monitoring, storage security, and compliance validation and reporting.

As a result, security, DevOps and compliance will be able to: develop cloud applications faster; simplify developer and security operations; and continuously validate deployments for compliance.




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