Cyxtera Technologies, a secure infrastructure company, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Immunity Inc., a Miami-based privately-held provider of offense-oriented systems vulnerability research, exploit development and penetration testing services.
When the transaction closes, Cyxtera will incorporate Immunity’s offerings into its expanding portfolio of threat analytics solutions and leverage the team’s capabilities across its global infrastructure platform and customer base. The transaction is expected to close in the current quarter, pending regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
Founded in 2002 by chief executive officer Dave Aitel, the company offers Innuendo, an advanced penetration testing tool for modeling data exfiltration attacks, Canvas, an assessment tool that allows penetration testing and hostile attack simulations to be conducted by security professionals, specialized attack and assessment services – including penetration testing, application assessments, vulnerability analysis, reverse engineering, architecture review and source code review.
Immunity’s business lines include testing, assessment and consulting services as well as specialized security products designed to aid in the hunt for adversaries. In addition, the company owns and operates Infiltrate, the premier annual technical conference exclusively focused on offense and counter-offense security issues.
Immunity delivers its products and services to Global 2,000 companies and government agencies. Its leadership team also includes Bas Alberts and Nico Waisman.