Microsoft Bays Israeli cyber security startup, Secure Islands, for $150 million

This is Fifth acquisition for Microsoft this year in Israel

 Satya Nadella,   chief executive officer at Microsoft / Getty

Microsoft is buying Israeli cyber security company Secure Islands for $100-150 million, report Calcalist website.

The acquisition will be Microsoft’s fifth Israeli acquisition within 12 months. See all acquisitions reports down below.

Secure Islands was founded in 2006 by brothers Aki and Yuval Eldar.

Secure Islands has collected a series of industry awards this year, including a winner of annual SINET 16 competition. Secure Islands was selected from a pool of more than 130 applicants from around the world, solution providers with cutting-edge technologies to address cyber security threats and vulnerabilities.

Secure Islands has been named a Clear Choice Vendor by Network World, a winner of the prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Americas award, and Bronze Winner in “Tomorrow’s Technology Today” category of Info Security Product Guide’s 2015 Global Excellence Awards.

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