Microsoft is buying Riskiq, a cybersecurity firm best known for working with organizations such as Facebook and the US Postal Service. UU to identify where and how they are vulnerable to online attacks. The company did not reveal the terms of the agreement, but according to Bloomberg, Microsoft accepted to pay approximately $ 500 million. Outside your software, RiskiQ is known for publishing an annual report called the minute of the Internet that analyzes the number of malicious activities in 60 seconds or less.
After the Solarwinds Solarwinds data gap of last year, you saw the hackers sponsored by the State access your source code, Microsoft has purchased several companies to reinforce its safety offers. Just last month, acquired Refirm Labs, a company that specializes in IoT resilience. The need for better business security was highlighted (once again) earlier this month with Kaseya’s attack. While Kaseya has tried to schedule the severity of the event, the safety response signature has estimated that “thousands of small businesses” could be affected by what happened.