SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2016 -- Lookout, the global leader in securing mobility, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the technology assets of Bluebox Security, a mobile app security and analytics company that was the first to pioneer self-defending apps for consumers, BYOD employees and the extended enterprise. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Bluebox technology components will be added to Lookout’s core security platform and enable more advanced solutions for the company's enterprise customers. Bluebox development and marketing personnel will join Lookout.
"Lookout continues to execute aggressively to allow large enterprises to embrace mobility in the workplace while protecting company data, securing against malicious attacks, and maintaining compliance with security policies through effective risk management," said Jim Dolce, CEO of Lookout. "We’re thrilled to add Bluebox 's technology to our security platform and welcome our new colleagues to the Lookout team.”