Microsoft acquires cybersecurity firm RiskIQ for $500M

Join executive leaders at the Data, Analytics, & Intelligent Automation Summit, presented by Accenture. Watch now! Microsoft has reached a deal to acquire RiskIQ, a San Francisco-based provider of cybersecurity services, including malware and spyware monitoring and mobile app security. “Today, Microsoft is announcing that we have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management, to help our shared customers build a more comprehensive view of the global threats to their businesses, better understand vulnerable internet-facing assets, and build world-class threat intelligence,” Microsoft VP for cloud security Eric Doerr said in a blog post announcing the deal on Monday.

Link: Microsoft acquires cybersecurity firm RiskIQ for $500M
via venturebeat.com

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