Encryption Acquisition

Symantec Acquire Two Encryption Providers

Symantec have announced the acquisition of two encryption providers, PGP Corporation and GuardianEdge Technologies.

Symantec intends to integrate the PGP key management platform into the Symantec Protection Center, in an effort to provide customers with consolidated access to threat, security and operational dashboards and reporting, and to enhance the management of endpoint security, data loss prevention and gateway security products.

GuardianEdge is already a Symantec technology partner for the Symantec Endpoint Encryption product. Both deals are expected to close during June. More information, is available at the press release.

Jessica Thornsby

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