Israel-based Check Point Software said that it has acquired Avanan, a US-Israel-based cloud email security business. Avanan. Founded in 2015, Avanan specializes in protecting email, which is where most cyber-attacks originate. With businesses moving to the cloud, the acquisition represents huge potential, said Dorit Dor, Check Point’s Chief Product Officer. With over 5000 customers, Avanan protects 2.5M email accounts.

Source: CRN