London, UK-based email archiving and security firm Mimecast has acquired Bethesda, Md-based security training company Ataata. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed
Mimecast, founded by CEO Peter Bauer and CTO Neil Murray in 2003, offers a SaaS-based email platform providing email security and management. Ataata was founded in 2016 by CEO Michael Madon. It offers a continuous training platform that analyzes results and predicts which staff may be security risks.
Research by Mimecast and Vanson Bourne in May 2018 highlighted the extent to which humans are the targeted weakness in cybersecurity.