Palo Alto Networks, a prominent cybersecurity company, has announced its intention to acquire the Israeli startup, Talon Cyber Security, in a strategic move aimed at bolstering its cybersecurity solutions for enterprises. Talon Cyber Security, founded in 2021, specializes in providing secure browser and security tools designed to manage access to client servers from third-party and personal devices.
The financial terms of the acquisition deal remain undisclosed at this time. However, according to Information, Talon Cyber Security is estimated to be valued in the range of $600 million to $700 million.
This acquisition represents another step in Palo Alto Networks’ ongoing investments in Israeli technology firms. The company has been actively involved in acquiring local companies in Israel since 2012. Most recently, Palo Alto Networks reached an agreement to acquire Dig Security, an Israeli cloud security startup, although the financial details of that transaction were not disclosed.
In response to the acquisition, Ofer Ben-Noon, CEO of Talon Cyber Security, expressed enthusiasm, describing Palo Alto Networks as an “ideal partner” in a press release.
Talon Cyber Security, headquartered in Tel Aviv, had previously raised $100 million in its series A funding round in August 2021. The funding round was led by Evolution Equity Partners, with participation from CrowdStrike’s CEO, George Kurtz.
The acquisition of Talon Cyber Security is expected to further strengthen Palo Alto Networks’ position in the cybersecurity industry and provide enhanced security solutions for enterprises in an increasingly complex digital landscape.