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Okta Acquires Auth0 for Identity Management, MFA Security Software

Okta acquires Auth0 for $6.5B. Gains identity & multi-factor authentication (MFA) security technologies. Centrify-Thycotic identity merger announced one day earlier.

KnowBe4 Acquires Security, Privacy Training Solutions Company MediaPRO

Security awareness platform provider KnowBe4 acquires MediaPRO & plans to offer the company’s privacy & compliance training modules to global organizations.

NightDragon Cybersecurity SPAC Launches $300M IPO

NightDragon Acquisition Corp., a cybersecurity-focused SPAC led by former McAfee & FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt, raises $300 million in IPO.

TPG Merges Centrify, Thycotic for PAM and Zero Trust Security

Private equity firm TPG Capital acquires Thycotic from Insight Partners; merges privileged access management (PAM) business with Centrify.

SPAC Cybersecurity Merger: Tailwind, QOMPLX Tackle Microsoft Active Directory Security

Plus QOMPLX acquires Sentar & Tyche. Key QOMPLX ($QPLX) focus areas: Microsoft Active Directory security & risk analytics cloud services.

Axonius Cybersecurity Asset Management Raises $100M Series D; Becomes Unicorn

Cybersecurity asset management platform provider Axonius raises $100M in Series D funding. Becomes unicorn with $1B+ valuation. Expands partner program.

SentinelOne IPO Plan: $10 Billion Valuation for Endpoint Security Software Firm?

SentinelOne IPO (initial public offering): How target $10 billion valuation compares vs endpoint security software rival CrowdStrike & others.

Proofpoint Acquires MSSP InteliSecure, Enhances DLP Solution

Proofpoint acquires managed security services provider (MSSP) InteliSecure for $62.5 million to bolster its data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities.

MSSP Mergers And Acquisitions List: 56 Managed Security Buyouts to Note

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

Robert Herjavec Interview: CEO Explains Herjavec Group-Apax Partners Deal

CEO Robert Herjavec explains Herjavec Group’s deal with private equity firm Apax Partners, and what’s next for the MSSP’s cybersecurity business.