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Washington Post: Sourcefire Officials Hopeful Over Sale

Mar 03, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ellen McCarthy)

"Executives of Sourcefire Inc., the Columbia company whose sale to an Israeli firm has been delayed pending a national security review, said yesterday that they believe the concerns surrounding the deal can be resolved.

"In early October the information security firm announced an agreement to be acquired for $225 million by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the firm run by Israeli tech pioneer Gil Schwed. Though based in Ramat Gan, Israel, the firm has a U.S. headquarters in Redwood City, Calif., and is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market..."

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