10 Things You Need To Know About The McAfee-Skyhigh Networks Cloud Security Megadeal

Securing The Cloud

McAfee made a major foray into the cloud this week with its proposed acquisition of industry-leading cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks.

McAfee Chief Technology Officer Steve Grobman spoke with CRN about what makes Skyhigh unique in the industry, the most immediate opportunities for technical synergies, and how customers and partners of both companies will benefit from the deal.

Grobman also detailed the openings the acquisition will create around data science, threat defense, and data loss and prevention, as well as why McAfee decided to buy its way into cloud security rather than building or partnering.

Read on to learn how McAfee and Skyhigh plan to go about securing traditional and cloud endpoints.

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