RUAG Defence division is acquiring the British Cyber Security specialist 'Clearswift' for expansion and long-term development of its cyber security business.
Clearswift's products will be a significant addition to the RUAG Defence Cyber Security business unit. As previously announced, the business unit will be headed by cyber security expert Dietmar Thelen as of 1 January 2017, the company announced Tuesday.
“We are aiming to become a principal solution and service provider for organisations of all sizes and across all verticals, including local and national government organisations, financial institutions and critical infrastructure providers.” said Dr. Markus A. Zoller, CEO of the RUAG Defence division.
Clearswift’s global partner network and customer base in conjunction with its analyst-recognised solutions will play a key role in the growth of the RUAG Defence cyber security business unit.” he added.
Clearswift specializes in information security, offering companies adaptive cyber security solutions for the effective protection of business-critical information against internal and external threats. It enables its clients to have secure continuous collaboration across email, web and the endpoint through its Adaptive Data Loss Prevention product suite.
The RUAG Defence division had already announced in September 2016 that it was speeding up the expansion of its Cyber Security business unit and investing multiple millions of Swiss francs over the next few years.
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