Alert Logic Buys Critical Watch

Houston-based Alert Logic, which develops software-as-a-service in the security market, said it has acquired Dallas-based Critical Watch, a provider of security intelligence and vulnerability management software. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Alert Logic said the acquisition will enhance its vulnerability and configuration scanning, security analytics and vulnerability research capabilities. Critical Watch had developed vulnerability assessment, PCI compliance scanning, and configuration auditing services, and had been led by Eva Bunker.