Check Point, which is based in Israel, did not disclose financial details.
“More and more businesses are moving to cloud–email platforms and with email becoming a major channel to launch devastating cyber-attacks, this acquisition represents a huge potential, said Dorit Dor, Check Points chief product officer.
Avanan was founded in 2015 and its technology blocks malicious emails before they reach a user’s inbox, Check Point said. It has more than 5,000 customers and protects more than 2.5 million email accounts.
(Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch, Editing by Dan Williams)