Alert Logic Acquires Click Security
HOUSTON – April 15, 2016 – Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced that it acquired Austin-based Click Security. The real-time security analytics provider brings complementary threat detection and incident analysis capabilities, bolstering Alert Logic’s existing security analytics and threat detection solutions, and contributing additional security and engineering talent to the company.
“Click Security has developed innovative approaches to detecting suspicious activity, correlating alerts, providing contextual intelligence and automating the analytical process to arm customers with deep security insight and continuous protection,” said Gray Hall, CEO of Alert Logic. “We plan to quickly integrate the Click Security employees and technology into the Alert Logic Cloud Defender Security-as-a-Service platform to further protect our customers’ business critical IT infrastructures.”
Click Security’s cybersecurity solutions go beyond traditional security defenses, such as firewalls, anti-virus software and intrusion prevention systems, to find and halt attacks. The company provides real-time security analytics that enable businesses to detect subtle changes in behavior that are often the signs of an advanced attack.
“Our founding vision at Click Security was to combine innovative security detection technology with advanced managed security solutions,” said Marc Willibeek-LeMair, chairman and founder of Click Security. “We are excited to be joining the industry leader in Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, and to continue pursuing our original mission on a larger and faster-growing platform.”
Click Security is Alert Logic’s third acquisition since 2012. The company acquired Armorlogic in 2012 and Critical Watch in 2014.
Click Security was founded by Marc Willebeek-LeMair and Brian Smith, who also were founders at the network security firm TippingPoint Technologies Inc., which was acquired by 3Com Corp.
About Alert Logic
Alert Logic seamlessly connects an award-winning security platform, cutting-edge threat intelligence, and expert defenders – to provide the best security and peace of mind for businesses 24/7, regardless of their size or technology environment. More than 4,000 organizations rely on Alert Logic to ensure the right level of security and compliance coverage at a lower total cost than point solutions, SIEM tools, or traditional security outsourcing vendors. Founded in 2002, Alert Logic is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Austin, London, Cardiff, Wales and Cali, Colombia.
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