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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Recorded Future Bought by Insight Partners

Recorded Future is a company we worked with in its early years, and reported here about them since then.  Good company.  Their recent movement towards 'threat intelligence' analysis is of interest.

The security acquisitions continue: Insight Partners buys Recorded Future for $780M   By Maria Deutscher in SiliconAngle

Insight Partners does most of its investing through growth-stage funding rounds, but the venture capital giant occasionally makes bigger bets as well. The firm today announced that it has acquired threat intelligence startup Recorded Future Inc. for a hefty $780 million.

The transaction is the third nine-figure acquisition that the cybersecurity industry has seen this week. On Wednesday, Palo Alto Networks Inc. bought container protection specialist Twistlock Inc. for $410 million along with a second, smaller startup called PureSec. A day earlier, FireEye Inc. picked up network monitoring provider Verodin Inc. in a $250 million deal.  ... " 

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