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OPAQ Networks acquires Drawbridge Networks

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Herndon-based OPAQ Networks has acquired Drawbridge Networks, a provider of micro-segmentation
Solutions.

OPAQ officials said the deal would boost the company’s intellectual property, expand its footprint and
enhance customers’ ability to identify, monitor and defend against cyberattacks.

Financial details about the acquisition were not provided.

Drawbridge Network represents OPAQ’s second acquisition this year. The first acquisition was Bat Blue
Networks.

OPAQ said micro-segmentation allows fine-grained security policies to be assigned to specific users and
workloads.

Using micro-segmentation, OPAQ said, a company can automatically quarantine malicious activity before it advances within a network.

Drawbridge Networks was founded in 2014 by John Terrill and Tom Cross.

The company has employees in Atlanta and New York.

Along with their Drawbridge colleagues, Terrill and Cross have joined the OPAQ organization.

Terrill is chief information security officer and Cross is chief technology officer.


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