SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2016 -- Lookout, the global leader in securing mobility, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the technology assets of Bluebox Security, a mobile app security and analytics company that was the first to pioneer self-defending apps for consumers, BYOD employees and the extended enterprise. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"Lookout continues to execute aggressively to allow large enterprises to embrace mobility in the workplace while protecting company data, securing against malicious attacks, and maintaining compliance with security policies through effective risk management," said Jim Dolce, CEO of Lookout. "We’re thrilled to add Bluebox 's technology to our security platform and welcome our new colleagues to the Lookout team.”
Lookout is a cybersecurity company that makes it possible for individuals and enterprises to be both mobile and secure. With 100 million mobile sensors fueling a dataset of virtually all the mobile code in the world, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen -- predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm. The world’s leading mobile network operators, including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, EE, KDDI, Orange, Sprint, T-Mobile and Telstra, have selected Lookout as its preferred mobile security solution. Lookout is also partnered with such enterprise leaders as AirWatch, Ingram Micro and MobileIron. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit www.lookout.com.