Sourcefire

  • Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B

    Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B

    Cisco has just announced the acquisition of Sourcefire, a company that creates cybersecurity products to protect companies from attacks. The purchase price is $2.7 billion, or $76 per share in cash plus retention-based incentives. Read More

  • Cloud Security Heats up as Sourcefire Pays $21M for Immunet

    Sourcefire, a publicly-traded network security company famous for its open source network intrusion detection system called Snort, has acquired cloud-based security startup Immunet for $21 million in cash. It’s an impressive win for Immunet’s CEO Oliver Friedrichs, a serial entrepreneur who helped found several old-world security companies like SecurityFocus, which was bought… Read More