Google to acquire cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion

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Mandiant will become part of Google Cloud after the acquisition
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Mandiant will become part of Google Cloud after the acquisition

Google is to purchase cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion, hoping to boost its cloud security solutions as companies are facing a flood of cyberattacks on their systems.

The Mandiant deal is Google's second-largest transaction ever, behind its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola a decade ago. The all-cash transaction would see Google pay Mandiant $23 per share, representing...

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