Cisco Systems said last week it's adding yet another information-security vendor to its tool belt. Cisco plans to acquire Riverhead Networks, a privately held startup that's best known for software that defends networks against distributed denial-of-service attacks. Cisco will pay about $39 million in cash for Riverhead and expects the deal to be finalized by the end of its third quarter.
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