Google closes $5.4 billion Mandiant acquisition

Google closes $5.4 billion Mandiant acquisition

Google has announced that its proposed $5.4 billion bid to acquire cybersecurity firm Mandiant is now complete.

Mandiant was spun out of its previous owner FireEye for a $1.2 billion deal with private equity firm Symphony Technology Group.

Mandiant will operate under the auspices of Google Cloud. However, Mandiant brand will live on.

With this acquisition, Google promises security over customer's data and infrastructure.

This means Google will continue to introduce new products to address the ever-changing threat landscape.

That’s exactly what Google is getting with Mandiant, giving it a major boost in terms of data security.