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CSC Buys Vulnerability Research Labs to Boost Cyber Biz; VP Sam Visner Comments

CSC's Sam Visner

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has purchased Vulnerability Research Labs (VRL), a privately held cyber-threat intelligence firm.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

According to the firm, “the acquisition enables CSC to enhance its cybersecurity support to public and commercial enterprises around the world by strengthening its ability to develop unique tools and techniques.”

Per the agreement, VRL will function as a wholly owned subsidiary within CSC’s global cybersecurity business reporting to Samuel S. Visner, CSC vice president and cyber lead executive.

“VRL’s technologists develop world-class countermeasures to deal effectively with a vast array of advanced persistent cyber threats, ” Visner said. “CSC’s clients now have access to unmatched capabilities in order to assess the threats they face and to manage them confidently. VRL’s capabilities will enhance CSC’s cybersecurity offerings to clients in the financial services, energy and natural resources, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology and consumer markets, as well as the public sector.”

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