Google has announced plans to acquire Mandiant, a leader in cybersecurity. The corresponding agreements have already been signed, the purchase price is $5.4 billion, or $23 per share.
After the transaction is completed, the Mandiant team will join Google Cloud.
It is assumed that the developments and technologies of Mandiant will complement existing Google Cloud solutions that provide a high level of security to customers, such as BeyondCorp Enterprise, VirusTotal, Security Command Center, and others.
With the acquisition of Mandiant, Google Cloud hopes to expand these offerings to provide a comprehensive suite of security and support solutions for customers in their cloud and on-premises environments.
Source: Google Cloud