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Microsoft in Talks to Buy Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Aorato

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Microsoft in Talks to Buy Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Aorato

Deal Said to Be Worth Around $200 Million

By ORR HIRSCHAUGE July 15, 2014

 

Microsoft Corp. is in talks to acquire Israel-based cybersecurity startup Aorato Ltd., according to a person familiar with the matter, who said the deal was worth around $200 million and could close within the next two months.

 

Microsoft declined to comment and Aorato wasn't immediately available for comment.

 

Founded in 2011 by veterans of the Israel Defense Forces technology units, Aorato develops and sells software that monitors access to central communication components in enterprise IT systems.

 

The software monitors access to and the behavior of a company's main information architecture—called the active directory component—to ascertain whether unauthorized activity is taking place within it.

 

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Microsoft in Talks to Buy Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Aorato

Thanks Beth and I moved it to it's own thread and very interesting!

 

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Thank you Daniel!

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It's my Pleasure Beth!

 

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Looks like another extension for System Center or SCOM :smileywink:

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