Dell to acquire SecureWorks

The computer maker plans to use SecureWorks' security-as-a-service applications--managed security, risk consulting, and threat intelligence--to bolster its software lineup.

Dell today beefed up its security efforts with the acquisition of SecureWorks, a company that provides information-security services.

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

With the acquisition, Dell said in a statement that it would use SecureWorks' security-as-a-service applications--managed security, risk consulting and threat intelligence--to bolster its software lineup. SecureWorks provides security information management, log monitoring, intrusion prevention, vulnerability scanning, and other services.

Read more of "Dell acquires SecureWorks" at ZDNet's Between the Lines.

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    Larry Dignan is editor in chief of ZDNet and editorial director of CNET's TechRepublic. He has covered the technology and financial-services industries since 1995.

     

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