Hewlett-Packard says it is buying Fortify Software to beef up its cyber security offerings. Fortify helps businesses identify and fix security weaknesses in their computer systems. HP and Fortify began marketing their software security technology as a package last year. For now, HP said that it will run Fortify as a standalone business before integrating the company into its broader software division. No word on the financial terms of the buyout.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.