CoSoSys, developer of Endpoint Security, Data Loss Prevention and portable media security software, and Astaro, IT security specialist from Germany, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Astaro to acquire the Romanian company and integrate CoSoSys’ complete staff into their team.

While continuing to launch new products and improve their existing range of endpoint and mobile data security solutions, the two companies will collaborate on integrating CoSoSys’ device control, data loss prevention and endpoint security solution into Astaro’s Unified Threat Management solution, the Astaro Security Gateway, and on providing a level of overall security beyond any solution currently on the market. Read full press release here.

About three months ago, CoSoSys launched a new product, the Endpoint Protector Hardware Appliance, a security solutions designed to keeps businesses safe from all threats posed by high portability and mobility, preventing data loss and theft, data exposures and other security breaches that commonly occur when portable storage and lifestyle devices are part of the work process.

This fairly new product has proven how valuable it is by becoming a a finalist in the Endpoint Security category of the 2011 Global Excellence Awards organized by Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide. The decision to include Endpoint Protector Hardware Appliance among the finalists was taken only two months after the launch. Read more about this great peace of news here.

CoSoSys, a leading developer of endpoint security and portable storage device applications, announced today that it has added new offline security features to its endpoint security and data loss prevention application, Endpoint Protector. The new features are meant to offer road warriors a way to stay active and productive when they lack a permanent Internet connection, while keeping the corporate data they carry safer from common portable storage device usage threats that can lead to severe security breaches. Full press release here.