FireMon Acquires DisruptOps, Gains Cloud Security Operations Capabilities

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Network security policy management vendor FireMon has acquired cloud security operations provider DisruptOps in a move that extends the former’s security capabilities to public cloud infrastructure.

DisruptOps founder Jody Brazil will assume the CEO role at FireMon, a company he helped found and for which he was CEO before launching DisruptOps. Starting this week, the DisruptOps platform will be available from FireMon and its authorized resellers around the world.

The acquisition will help FireMon customers address a broad range of security and compliance issues as they move data to public cloud services, while DisruptOps customers will benefit from FireMon’s size and scale, Brazil says. FireMon was looking to expand its security operations capabilities to the cloud, and DisrupOpts offered a way to acquire that capability. 

“We quickly identified a tremendous opportunity for both sides,” Brazil says.

DisruptOps’ technology is designed to help organizations monitor, detect, and respond to a variety of threats

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