January 29, 2013 at 16:36 PM EST
On An International Buying Campaign, Cisco Acquires Cyber Threat Protection Startup Cognitive Security
Today, it seems that Cisco's international buying spree continues. acquisition of Israeli mobile startup, Intucell, for $475 million in cash last week, the company announced this afternoon that it is acquiring Czech network security startup, Cognitive Security . The terms of the acquisition were not made public. In its announcement today, Cisco said that it will be combining the startup's realtime behavioral analytics with its own cloud-based global threat intelligence system to create a "common policy engine that controls distributed network enforcement in an intelligent network." Essentially, the goal is to allow Cisco to provide corporations and the enterprise with the ability to better identify and mitigate advanced cyber threats.
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Today, it seems that Cisco’s international buying spree continues. acquisition of Israeli mobile startup, Intucell, for $475 million in cash last week, the company announced this afternoon that it is acquiring Czech network security startup, Cognitive Security. The terms of the acquisition were not made public.

In its announcement today, Cisco said that it will be combining the startup’s realtime behavioral analytics with its own cloud-based global threat intelligence system to create a “common policy engine that controls distributed network enforcement in an intelligent network.” Essentially, the goal is to allow Cisco to provide corporations and the enterprise with the ability to better identify and mitigate advanced cyber threats.

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