Monday, January 6, 2014

Palo Alto Acquires Start-up Focused on Protecting National Infrastructure

Palo Alto Networks has acquired Morta Security, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity company operating in stealth mode since 2012.  Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Palo Alto Networks said the acquisition bring a team experienced at protecting national infrastructure as well as technologies that enhance the proven detection and prevention capabilities of its WildFire offering, which is already used by more than 2,400 customers.

"Palo Alto Networks has a successful history of disrupting the network security landscape with its unique offerings” said Raj Shah, CEO of Morta Security.  “The Morta team is excited to work with the clear leaders in this space and we look forward to joining the company and contributing to future highly innovative technology leadership."