Nexthink lands M to harness machine learning in the fight against hackers

The rapid increase in the number of attacks against corporate networks is creating a lot of new business for security startups like Nexthink SA, which snagged $40 million from investors today to try and increase its momentum even further. The capital will be used to open a sales office in Boston tasked with marketing the Swiss firm’s namesake endpoint protection software to North American organizations. Nexthink already has more than 600 customers using the platform to secure some 2.4 million corporate- and employee-owned devices. The startup uses a special logger installed in each endpoint to pull activity metrics into its analytics backend, where the information is merged with operational records from an organization’s core applications to produce a complete picture of user activity. From there, the combined dataset is run through…


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