Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has completed the acquisition of cyber security company Lancope, agreeing to pay $452.5 million in cash and equity awards in the transaction, as well as retention incentives for Lancope employees who join Cisco. Founded in 2000, Lancope provides network visibility and security intelligence to enterprise customers worldwide and has been backed by investors including H.I.G. Growth Partners, Canaan Partners and Council Capital. H.I.G. led Lancope’s first institutional financing round in 2002 and was the company’s largest shareholder.