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CMP acquires Black Hat

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Manhasset, N.Y.—CMP Media on Thursday announced it has acquired Black Hat, an information security conference and training provider. Jeff Moss, founder of Black Hat, will become director of Black Hat and will report to Chris Keating, VP-Security Media Group at CMP.

CMP currently publishes an information security-related magazine called Secure Enterprise and a Web site called Security Pipeline, in addition to its Computer Security Institute. Black Hat will remain a separate entity within CMP.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Jordan, Edmiston Group represented Black Hat in the transaction.

—Carol Krol

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