ROUND ROCK, Texas (1/5/11)--Dell has agreed to acquire SecureWorks, in a move that expands its information technology and information security expertise. SecureWorks is a supplier of information-security solutions, such as managed-security services, security and risk consulting and threat intelligence. It processes more than 13 billion security events and sees more than 30,000 malware specimens each day. The company has more than 1,500 bank and credit union clients and protects trillions of dollars in financial assets. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but the acquisition is expected to close early this year. Dell plans to maintain SecureWorks’ current operations and continue to make investments in enhanced security offerings.