The acquisition forms key component of McAfee's security risk management strategy, according to the firm.
The deal will see McAfee working to integrate Citadel's vulnerability assessment, policy compliance enforcement and remediation technology into its suite of existing products.
Chris Kenworthy, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at McAfee, claimed that the acquisition makes McAfee the first and only company to integrate threat prevention with compliance management, and deliver it within a single console.
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