The top six: what were the biggest vendor cybersecurity acquisitions of all time, and what drove them?

We run through the top six cybersecurity acquisitions from vendors

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The top six: what were the biggest vendor cybersecurity acquisitions of all time, and what drove them?

NortonLifeLock's $8.6bn acquisition of Avast, which was announced last month, goes down in history as one of the biggest cybersecurity acquisitions ever. But it is just the latest of many $1bn plus cybersecurity acquisitions from vendors in recent years. As the number of cyber-attacks has continued to grow, so has the cybersecurity industry. Companies are reaching $1bn valuations quicker than they ever have before as businesses invest heavily in making sure their operations are secure. Intel's...

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