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Rocket Software Acquires Key Resources, Inc., Expanding Mainframe Security Capabilities

9 March, 2023
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Rocket Software, Inc., a global technology leader that develops enterprise software for some of the world’s largest companies, announced its acquisition of Key Resources, Inc. (KRI), a leader in mainframe security and vulnerability identification and assessment for over 30 years.

The acquisition strengthens Rocket Software’s mainframe security capabilities and will enable its customers to address their mainframe infrastructure needs in the most comprehensive and holistic way. With the addition of KRI, Rocket Software customers will have the ability to standardise on their preferred mainframe security solutions.

According to a study from Forrester® Consulting, more than 80% of businesses know mainframe security is important. Mainframes hold businesses’ most critical information – from financial information to trade secrets to customer data. But the same study found that very few businesses take all of the steps necessary to protect their mainframes. Scanning mainframes for zero-day vulnerabilities—a significant attack vector in data breaches – can dramatically reduce vulnerability and improve integrity. To keep the wealth of data that mainframes process secure, businesses must prioritise mainframe security to avoid a potential crisis.

The combination of Rocket Software’s vast mainframe experience and KRI’s....Read more