Check Point Adds Analytics, Mobile Threat Prevention with Lacoon Acquisition
This IDC Insight covers the recent acquisition of Lacoon Mobile Security by Check Point Software Technologies. Check Point announced its intention to acquire Lacoon, a mobile security start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel, that has gained attention for its strong research team and the ability to spot zero-day threats associated with targeted attack and nation-state espionage activity on mobile devices. Lacoon management is being brought into Check Point, and Lacoon's core technologies will be integrated into the Check Point mobile security offerings. This Insight examines Check Point's acquisition and provides analysis of the potential for further M&A activity in the mobile security market.