Successful operations in the security sector
Fire Eye went public in September last year (it now has a market capitalisation of $7 MM ) and subsequently acquired by for $ 1 MM.
Cisco bought for $2.7 MM the security company e IBM acquired Trusteer by $1 MM.
"In Spain there have also been successful operations in this sector, Alien Vault, 18 million round of financing last September, with the participation of the following investors Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma West y Adara Venture Partners y Top Tier Capital y Correlation Ventures, as new investors. A year earlier, it closed its second round for 6.5 million euros," says Diego Gutierrez, corporate finance expert at Abra-Invest.
Cybersecurity industry forecasts
In recent years, the problems caused by the lack of security in the cyber world have increased the belief that cyber security is a necessary investment.
On the other hand, the increased use of new technologies opens up many fields within the world of security in areas such as mobility, social media or the cloud.
It seems that the success of investing in the world of cybersecurity can be quite positive, although it is true that it must be borne in mind that setting up a cybersecurity company requires a large amount of financial and technical resources.
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