investments

Venture capital and private equity for cybersecurity software and cloud companies. MSSP & MDR mergers, acquisitions & investments.

Morgan Stanley Acquiring MSSP Fusion Connect; Cybersecurity Business Recapitalized for Growth

Fusion Connect recapitalization & debt reduction positions MSSP (managed security services provider) for customer portal development & more.

MSSP M&A List: 89 Managed Security Services Provider Mergers and Acquisitions

An M&A list of MSSP mergers, acquisitions, buyouts & investments involving managed security services providers (MSSPs), Managed Detection & Response (MDR) & more.

Trellix XDR Must Earn Trust From MSSPs Who Were Skeptical Of McAfee Enterprise and FireEye

Trellix, the merged McAfee Enterprise-FireEye security business, bets on fast growing but crowded XDR (eXtended Detection & Response) market.

Netrix Acquires Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics Firm BTB Security

Netrix, a managed IT services provider (MSP), acquires cybersecurity & digital forensics company BTB Security. MSSP M&A activity remains strong.

Vulnerability Intelligence Acquisition: Flashpoint Buys Risk Based Security

Threat intelligence & risk prevention provider Flashpoint buys Risk Based Security (RBS), a company that specializes in vulnerability intelligence.

Automated Penetration Testing: Pentera Raises $150M, Eyes Cybersecurity IPO

Pentera (formerly Pcysys) embraces MSSP partners & becomes cybersecurity unicorn. Venture capital Investors include K1, Insight Partners, Awz VenturesĀ andĀ Blackstone.

MSSP M&A: SilverSky Buys Cygilant, Blends MDR and SOC Security Services

SilverySky purchase of Cygilant further blends MSSP, MDR (managed detection & response) & SOC (security operations center) services across U.S. and Europe.

MSSP Acquired: Cerberus Sentinel Buys True Digital Security

Cerberus Sentinel has acquired at least eight MSSPs, cybersecurity consulting firms, penetration testers & risk management service providers.

Cyber Risk Management Funding: FortifyData Raises $5 Million

FortifyData, which develops a cybersecurity ratings & risk management platform for MSPs & MSSPs, raises $5 million in funding.

Private Equity Invests In MSSP: Livingbridge Backs UK Cybersecurity, MDR Company Quorum

Private equity firm Livingbridge invests in Quorum Cyber, a UK-based MSSP & MDR security services provider that leverages Microsoft Sentinel.