BeyondTrust Buys GentleSecurity

Carlsbad-based BeyondTrust, a provider of security software, said today that it has acquired GentleSecurity, a developer of data leak prevention software. According to BeyondTrust, it has expanded its Powerbroker software to include desktop support via the acquisition, and is now providing data leak prevention to desktops for businesses. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.