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19 Oct 17. Fidelis Cybersecurity Acquires TopSpin Security
Fidelis Elevate™ to be enhanced by addition of leading-edge deception technology. Fidelis Cybersecurity is pleased to announce that it has acquired TopSpin Security Ltd. (“TopSpin” or the “Company”), a leading provider of deception and detection technologies and a 2017 Gartner Cool Vendor for IoT Edge Computing. TopSpin’s DECOYnet solution automates the latest in adaptive deception security. TopSpin’s decoys, traps and lures automatically adapt to the changing behaviors and topology of the network. They expose and defuse malicious malware and other attacks while simultaneously protecting key organizational assets. As part of Fidelis’ Elevate™ platform, TopSpin will extend visibility and detection deep into the network to protect critical data.
“TopSpin has consistently been at the forefront of delivering innovative network and endpoint deception and detection technologies to its customers,” said John McCormack, CEO of Fidelis. “We are extremely excited to have found a partner that shares our vision of extending the Fidelis Elevate platform to deliver advanced capabilities that protect our customer’s data and delivers significant improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of their security operations capabilities.”
“The integration of Topspin’s DECOYnet technology with Fidelis Elevate will enhance the value proposition of the entire Elevate platform,” said Tim Roddy, Vice President of Product at Fidelis. “We view deception as a key capability in delivering proactive and automated detection and response. We’re confident this will provide additional value to our customers.”
The TopSpin solution will be available as an enhancement to the Fidelis Elevate™ Platform. (Source: BUSINESS WIRE)
19 Oct 17. Mace® Security International Acquires Vigilant Personal Protection Systems. Mace, the market share leader and the number one brand in personal safety world-wide, solidifies its commitment to personal protection by acquiring Vigilant Personal Protection Systems.
Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCQX: MACE) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tampa, FL based Vigilant Personal Protection Systems in an asset purchase agreement. Vigilant, a top ecommerce marketing company in personal security and home medical products, will join the Mace family effective immediately. Mace Security International continues its dominance in personal safety and security by adding the #1 brand in personal alarms to the Mace Brand family of products.
“Mace and Vigilant had a great relationship prior to the acquisition and the acquisition makes a lot of sense for both companies, as e-commerce will be a big part of Mace’s future growth plans. David Happe brings extensive expertise, experience and passion to this dynamic channel,” stated John McCann, CEO and President of Mace Security International. David Happe is a 25 year veteran of the retail industry, including corporate purchasing experience for Best Buy Company Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (Sam’s Club).
David Happe, the founder and CEO of Vigilant, will join Mace Security International as an executive vice president reporting directly to the CEO. “Timing of the acquisition was perfect for both companies; with the power of the Mace brand we will be able to provide more products, services and solutions to our retail partners and consumers,” stated David Happe.
Carleton McKenna & Co. assisted in the acquisition process as Mace Security International’s investment banking firm.
All operations will be moved to Mace Security International’s current facilities and the company expects to add additional staff to handle the expected growth. The integration is expected to happen sm