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Cyber Security Works Acquires Threat Management Intellectual Property

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Cyber Security Works (CSW), an MSSP and attack surface and vulnerability management solutions provider, has acquired threat management intellectual property developed by CYR3CON. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 272 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2022.

CYR3CON, which has 20 employees listed on LinkedIn, develops software that combines machine learning and threat intelligence to help organizations predict cyber exploits. CSW will use CYR3CON's capabilities to build out its unified threat and vulnerability management platform, the buyer said.

About Cyber Security Works (CSW)

CSW, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a US Department of Homeland Security–sponsored CVE Numbering Authority and a provider of Attack Surface Management services. The company has discovered more than 50 zero days in products from Oracle, D-Link, WSO2, Thembay, and Zoho.

CSW's key services include:

  • Vulnerability Management as a Service;
  • Penetration Testing as a Service; and
  • PCI Compliance.

A CSW partner program supports channel partners and technology partners.

CSW: Previous Acquisition

CSW has M&A experience. The security firm merged with Zuggand -- an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner -- in July 2021. The resulting CSW business now focuses heavily on "Next-Generation Managed CloudSecOps."

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.