CrowdStrike completes acquisition of Preempt Security

SUNNYVALE: CrowdStrike Holdings has completed its acquisition of Preempt Security, a leading provider of Zero Trust and conditional access technology for real-time access control and threat prevention, a news release said.

“We are excited to welcome the Preempt team to CrowdStrike as we join forces to stop breaches,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike.

“Combining workload security with identity protection is foundational to establishing true Zero Trust environments. The addition of Preempt Security will expand CrowdStrike’s Zero Trust capabilities and incorporate critical identity behavior data and analysis to help customers fortify their defenses and prevent identity-based attacks and insider threats.”

CrowdStrike’s financial outlook for the third quarter and fiscal year 2021 as guided on September 2, 2020, is unchanged as a result of this transaction.

CrowdStrike provides cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon platform protects customers against cyberattacks on endpoints and workloads on or off the network by offering visibility and protection across the enterprise.

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