Cloud email security firm Avanan acquired by Check Point Software

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Cloud email security firm Avanan acquired by Check Point Software
Cloud email security firm Avanan acquired by Check Point Software

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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