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Why Cybersecurity Takeovers Are Surging As Stocks Reach New Highs

Why Cybersecurity Takeovers Are Surging As Stocks Reach New Highs

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW), FireEye Inc. (FEYE), and Imperva Inc. (IMPV) have all made cybersecurity acquisitions in recent weeks as they scoop up smaller companies in the burgeoning enterprise software industry tied to cybersecurity. “There is a bit of a scramble to get premium assets,” said Sarah Guo, an investor at Greylock Partners.