Is the Future of Cybersecurity in M&A?
“In 2015, Cybersecurity startups saw 332 funding deals with investments hitting the highest ever at $3.8 billion (235 percent growth over 5 years). New funds have been raised dedicated to this segment. What we’ve also seen is the increase in M&A. For 2015, there were 133 information security M&A deals, according to 451 Research’s Tech M&A Outlook 2016. In general, M&A is a natural part of the IT security market. It’s why this market segment is so attractive to venture investors.”