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Microsoft signs agreement to acquire Israeli security firm Hexadite

With Hexadite, Windows Defender will include endpoint security automated remediation

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Ransomware attacks have prompted Microsoft to sign an agreement to acquire Hexadite, a US-headquartered company that delivers agentless, automatic incident investigation and remediation solutions. "Our vision is to deliver a new generation of security capabilities that helps our customers protect, detect and respond to the constantly evolving and ever-changing cyberthreat landscape," Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, Microsoft, said. Although the the terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, Tech Crunch reported that the deal was ...

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First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 11:29 IST
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