Security giant McAfee has acquired security risk management vendor Preventsys for an undisclosed sum.
McAfee claims the acquisition will further advance its ability to help companies reduce the complexity of managing their security.
Ken Gonzalez, vice president of corporate development at McAfee said: “This acquisition fulfills a key component of our risk management and compliance strategy, which is based on helping our customers leverage their existing security technologies.
"With Preventsys technology, we can help our customers satisfy regulatory requirements for automated compliance reporting, while leveraging existing McAfee technologies such as McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator and Foundstone."
Patrick Harr, chief executive at Preventsys said: “We see an opportunity to bring automated security compliance reporting to McAfee’s enterprise customers. It is the only solution that can consolidate multi-vendor assessment information and be easily integrated into a user’s new or existing security tools without ever having to change the security process or reports. This will decrease the time and costs associated with manual auditing and compliance reporting.”
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