Secure Computing to Acquire Securify to Drive Next-Generation Firewalls
Secure Computing reaches an agreement to acquire Securify to lead the charge in the development of the next generation of firewalls. The combination of the two companies' security technology will enable Secure Computing to deliver a firewall that regulates network access through business policies, application control and user access control.Secure Computing has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Securify in a bid to lead the charge for the next generation of network firewalls. The deal for Securify comes with a roughly $15 million price tag, plus an earn-out of up to $5 million.
Securify technology focuses on monitoring and controlling user access to applications. By monitoring network traffic and leveraging transparent integration with user directories such as Microsoft Active Directory, Securify's technology identifies and alerts organizations to out-of-policy behavior in real time. It can also initiate automated blocking actions in routers, switches and firewalls.