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Trustwave Completes Acquisition of M86 Security

CHICAGO – March 19, 2012 – Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of M86 Security, a global leader in Web security solutions and advanced anti-malware technology.

“By acquiring M86 Security, Trustwave has added Web security and enhanced email security to one of the industry’s most comprehensive security portfolios,” said Robert J. McCullen, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Trustwave. “We now offer compliance, application, network, data and Web security solutions. We’ve entered the large, growing multi-billion dollar Web security market with a powerful set of M86 content security products that we’ll continue to offer as software and appliances and begin to offer as managed security services. M86 Security also brings to Trustwave advanced anti-malware technology that we’ll make available to customers through our cloud-based TrustKeeper portal.”

As a combined company, Trustwave is approaching 1,000 employees worldwide. Trustwave announced plans to acquire privately-held M86 Security on March 6, 2012.

About Trustwave
Trustwave is a leading provider of compliance, Web, application, network and data security solutions delivered through the cloud, managed security services, software and appliances. For organizations faced with today’s challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its TrustKeeper® portal and other proprietary security solutions. Trustwave has helped hundreds of thousands of organizations–ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers–manage compliance and secure their network infrastructures, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices worldwide. For more information, visit


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