More and more businesses are moving to cloud email platforms and with email becoming a major channel to launch devastating cyber-attacks, this acquisition represents a huge potential
On Monday, Check Point Software Technologies said that it has acquired the US-Israeli company cloud email security company Avanan, specializing in protecting email, where most cyber-attacks begin.
Check Point Software that is based in Israel, did not disclose the financial details.
“More and more businesses are moving to cloud email platforms and with email becoming a major channel to launch devastating cyber-attacks, this acquisition represents a huge potential”, said Dorit Dor, Check Point’s chief product officer.
Avanan was founded in 2015 and its technology blocks malicious emails before they reach a user’s inbox, Check Point said. It has more than 5,000 customers and protects more than 2.5 million email accounts.
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