M86 Security, provider of Web and messaging security products, today announced the acquisition of Finjan, provider of secure Web gateway solutions for the enterprise market. This acquisition adds Finjan's line of enterprise-class secure Web gateway and SaaS-based solutions to M86 Security's portfolio of Email and Web security solutions and significantly enhances the company's malware detection technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, M86 acquires Finjan's global operations, products, and technology, which merge into M86 Security effective immediately. The company will maintain a development center and operations in Netanya, Israel. M86 will also merge Finjan's security labs, Malicious Code Research Center, into M86 Security Labs, forming a comprehensive Email and Web threat research organization. As part of the agreement, M86 Security acquires a license to Finjan's patents.