Google to acquire cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billionDavid Chung
Google is officially buying cybersecurity company Mandiant in an all-cash deal approximately valued at $5.4 billion, the two technology firms announced Tuesday.
Mandiant is expected to be folded into Google Cloud upon the closure of the acquisition, which is slated to happen later this year, adding to the latter’s growing portfolio of security offerings such as BeyondCorp Enterprise, VirusTotal, and Chronicle.
“The acquisition will complement Google Cloud’s existing strengths in security,” Mandiant said, stating the deal “deliver an end-to-end security operations suite with even greater capabilities as well as advisory services helping customers address critical security challenges and stay protected at every stage of the security lifecycle.”
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