Apax Partners to acquire majority stake in Sophos
by CXOtoday Staff    May 05, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
IT security and control firm Sophos has reached a definitive agreement to sell a majority interest in the company to Apax Partners, a global private equity group, in a transaction valuing the company at USD 830 million. When the transaction is...
Gartner Warns Firms of Rip-Off Practices
by CXOtoday Staff    May 19, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Gartner is warning companies not to be ripped off by vendors seeking to sell anti-spyware software as a standalone product. While most security software products include anti-spyware utilities but Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald wrote in...
GenNext Security Service by McAfee
by CXOtoday Staff    May 31, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
McAfee, the leading security company, has announced the upcoming release of a fully integrated consumer security service platform, code-named 'Falcon'. The new security platform will deliver complete protection with McAfee's latest...
SonicWALL Strengthens Its Anti-Virus Services
by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 29, 2005
Category : News & Analysis
SonicWALL, a Unified Threat Management appliances company, has announced that its Complete Anti-Virus and SonicWALL Network Anti-Virus will also include comprehensive spyware protection. This additional service will automatically upgrade...
Trend Micro Releases Anti-Spyware Offerings
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 05, 2005
Category : News & Analysis
Trend Micro, a network anti-virus and Internet content security software and services provider, recently announced three new solutions that detect and remove evasive spyware and grayware for the home, small-to-medium business, and the...
Microsoft Acquires Anti-Spyware Major
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 17, 2004
Category : News & Analysis
The latest to join the M&A bandwagon is Microsoft. The software giant has recently acquired GIANT Company Software Inc., a leading provider of anti-spyware and Internet security products. Microsoft will use intellectual property and...