HP to Buy Fortify

Palo Alto, CA-based Hewlett-Packard announced yesterday that it has agreed to acquire Fortify Software, a San Mateo, CA, maker of automated systems to find and fix security vulnerabilities in enterprise software. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Fortify’s venture backers, who last provided a $10 million Series D financing round in 2005, include DAG Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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