Signal transmission firm Belden has agreed to buy security tools firm Tripwire for $710m in cash. The deal, announced Monday, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
Tripwire's security and compliance products, such as Tripwire Enterprise, will be further developed and marketed to industrial and broadcast markets as well as existing corporate clients. Tripwire's widely used technology helps clients detect, prevent and respond to myriad security threats.

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