Micro Focus acquired the Turkish security company ATAR Labs. In line with ATAR Labs’ position in the cyber security market, Micro Focus adds the company’s solutions to its comprehensive portfolio of cyber security solutions. ATAR Labs’ advanced security solution brings with it the core capabilities that enable automated repetition of events, improved security analysis efficiency and comprehensive Security Operations Center (SOC) analysis, including SLA, workload and return on investment analysis. Combining Security Management, Automation and Response (SOAR) with existing ArcSight threat detection capabilities with this acquisition, Micro Focus will offer integrated options that automate response activities, reduce exposure time to threats and increase efficiency of SecOps teams. The agreement will bring the opportunities with it to develop the software and product development market in Turkey. Micro Focus will continue the activities of research and development laboratories in Turkey.
ATAR Labs CEO Burak Dayıoğlu stated that: “With our team, dedicated to produce technology and our innovative security solutions completely developed with domestic and national resources, we reached great success in a short time both in Turkey and in the world and we provided great value to our country.” Micro Focus Turkey General Manager Deniz Kırca also said: “We see Turkey as an important intersection of technology on a regional scale and believe that ATAR Labs has a major role in security innovations in the region. The power of ATAR Labs’ SOAR technology, combined with Micro Focus ArcSight’s threat detection capabilities, will provide our customers with an integrated option to manage and automate response effectiveness. It will increase the effectiveness of the SecOps team while reducing the exposure time to these threats.”