DigiCert acquires Mocana

DigiCert has acquired Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity provider Mocana for an undisclosed fee.

Following the transaction, DigiCert will be able to provide IoT manufacturers and operators with a comprehensive platform for managing security across the full IoT device lifecycle.

With the combined technologies, customers will have a means to manage device identity, secure connections, prevent device tampering, and update firmware and settings remotely and securely once in the field. This end-to-end platform reduces security vulnerabilities and enables digital transformation.

“With the addition of Mocana, DigiCert is building on its vision for delivering digital trust, a growing necessity in the IoT market as smart devices become ubiquitous in every corner of our personal and professional lives. We are excited to introduce new and existing customers to our integrated platform and welcome the addition of Mocana’s expertise in IoT technology and the industrial and manufacturing verticals to the DigiCert team,” said John Merrill (above), CEO of DigiCert.

“Together, our solutions uniquely solve the challenges of IoT security, from embedding security protections on-chip or at device manufacturing to on-device secure communications and firmware updates once in the field,” said Srinivas Kumar, CTO of Mocana.

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