Google LLC today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mandiant Inc., a leader in dynamic cyber defense and response. The deal is an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $5.4 billion, inclusive of Mandiant’s net cash, and will see Mandiant join Google Cloud as the latter enhances its security operations suite. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of Mandiant stockholder and regulatory approvals, and is expected to close later this year.

The acquisition of Mandiant will complement Google Cloud’s existing security suite, Google said in a press release, which includes:

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