Webroot Acquires Machine Learning Specialist

Webroot has acquired the assets of San Diego-based CyberFlow Analytics in a move that beefs up the company’s machine learning capabilities. CyberFlow’s FlowScape network behavioral analytics solution applies data science to network anomaly detection. Thus, the acquisition extends Webroot’s machine learning-based cybersecurity to the network layer, to address the explosion of internet-connected devices and an increasingly complex threat landscape. SaaS-based FlowScape adversarial analytics and unsupervised machine can identify polymorphic malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) that mask their activities within everyday network noise, the company said, identifying network anomalies in both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic. Security analysts can view alerts via a SIEM solution or the automated FlowScape visualization console, which creates self-forming behavioral clusters that provide an early warning system of high-risk activity that forms over time. “Today, one…


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