Security IP


Many of the acquisitions being made by larger security firms are driven by the desire to acquire the intellectual property of smaller firms. A good example is Symantec’s acquisition of Brightmail in 2004: Brightmail owned three influential patents for e-mail filtering that have been widely cited by Microsoft, IBM, McAfee, and others.

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From the latest smartphones to advances in quantum computing, the hardware behind today's digital age is rapidly changing.

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