Sophos finalizes acquisition of Avid Secure to protect public cloud environments
Sophos has acquired next-generation cloud infrastructure security company, Avid Secure. Avid Secure offers an artificial intelligence-based cloud security analytics, compliance, and DevSecOps platform to provide effective end-to-end protection in public cloud services such as AWS, Azure, and Google.
Dan Schiappa, Senior Vice-President & General Manager of Products, Sophos, comments, “The accelerated adoption of public cloud environments is presenting new data security challenges to organizations. With the cloud workload protection and the cloud security posture management software from Avid Secure, Sophos will expand its current capabilities in cloud security and drive leadership in this growing space. We welcome the Avid Secure team to Sophos and are excited to bring their transformational technology into our portfolio, strengthening our ability to offer the best protection for our customers’ data on endpoints and networks, wherever their services are hosted.”
Nikhil Gupta, CEO & Co-Founder, Avid Secure, says, “We built the Avid Secure platform to revolutionize the security of public cloud environments in a process efficient way. We are proud of our innovative AI-powered technology that provides enterprises with end-to-end continuous security analytics, visibility, and compliance to protect their data and maximize their investments in public cloud services. The opportunity to join Sophos in their mission to evolve cybersecurity into an intelligent, integrated system presented a perfect fit for our engineering vision. I and the whole team at Avid Secure look forward to what we can achieve together.”