Accuvant, FishNet To Rename Firm, Set Denver As HQ

Denver-based Accuvant, and Overland Park, Kansas-based FishNet Security said the two will be renaming themselves this summer, as they combine into one company. The companies said they will rename themselves Optiv Security sometime in the summer, and will set up the headquarters for the newly combined company in Denver. The two companies announced the plan to merge in February. The two companies are owned by private equity investor Blackstone, and are being led by Dan Burns. The combined company has nearly 1,000 employees in the US and Canada. The company will continue to have major operations in Kansas.