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Cybersecurity specialist Sweepatic is being acquired by its Swedish sector partner Outpost24

8 June 2023

Leuven-based cybersecurity specialist Sweepatic is being acquired by its Swedish sector partner Outpost24. They want to integrate the Leuven-based solution into their own security portfolio.

Sweepatic is a specialist in "external attack surface management" (EASM), cyber jargon for monitoring a company's digital footprint. In essence, EASM amounts to screening every point of contact with the Internet in a company for leak prevention. This includes identifying blind spots - undiscovered exposures.

Outpost24's Swedes see Sweepatic's technology as the ideal complement to their own offering. 'Combining Sweepatic's innovative technology with the Outpost24 platform is the best way to prevent potential attacks,' CEO Karl Thedéen said in a press release.

For Sweepatic, the scale of the larger Outpost - which also has a presence in the U.K. and the U.S., among other countries - means a broader reach for its proprietary technology.

"We built Sweepatic to deliver proactive security that helps organizations simplify their complex attack surfaces and we have found strong market traction. This acquisition will allow us to accelerate our vision and complement Outpost24's established offering on a global scale as we continue to make a difference by providing organizations with the necessary insight to meet their risk management and compliance needs," said Sweepatic founder Stijn Vande Casteele.

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