Last week it was made public that the antivirus maker, Avast Software plans to acquire competitor AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion in cash. This is another in a series of M&A that are likely to change the face of the cybersecurity industry in the coming year.

A week ago CISCO announced it was buying Cloud security company Cloudlock for 300 million USD, and earlier in June security giant Symantec bought Bluecoat for approximately $4.65 billion.

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