Cisco announced a move to strengthen its security to the acquisition Lancope, the company’s network security.

Acquisition running $ 452 million (about £ 295 million, or AU $ 625 million) in cash and equity, along with the storage of bonuses for employees Lancope, who will join the ranks of Cisco, with the transaction being subject to the usual regulatory approvals. Purchase is expected to close in the second quarter of fiscal 2016

Lancope, which is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, more than in the United States, has developed a system called StealthWatch, which controls the network sniffing out any suspicious patterns which traffic can evidence of cyber attack.

Lancope technology not only detects and analyzes potential threats to corporate networks, the company claims that it contributes to a more rapid response, which is obviously important when it comes to intruders.

Safety Everywhere

acquired company will become a key part of pushing forward “security in the world” strategy of Cisco, the idea of ​​which is before providing full comprehensive advanced protection against threats within. And for after the attack

Rob Salvagno, Vice President of Corporate Development Cisco, commented: “As businesses digitize security problems quickly to develop real-time visibility and understanding of the behavior of each machine or device. the network is critical to adapt the capacity of enterprises to identify and respond to the next wave of cyber-threats.

“Cisco is committed to helping organizations protect their networks and devices. With Lancope, our combined solutions will help turn the entire customer network in the transmitter security.”

This is not only the purchase of security based on Cisco made in Recently, other purchases included OpenDNS, Portcullis and Neohapsis.

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