Webroot acquires San Diego’s CyberFlow Analytics

San Diego cybersecurity start-up CyberFlow Analytics, which developed machine learning algorithms to spot malware creeping around in corporate networks, has been acquired by Webroot for an undisclosed price. The buyout, announced Monday, boosts the cyberanalytics capabilities of Colorado-based Webroot – which makes anti-virus software for computers and provides threat intelligence services to customers ranging from Cisco to Palo Alto Networks.  Webroot already has a machine-learning cyber research lab in San Diego that employs about 60 workers. It was established when Webroot bought local threat intelligence firm BrightCloud six years ago. Nine CyberFlow employees will move to Webroot’s facility. “We acquired BrightCloud in 2010 and it was a small team at the time,” said Chad Bacher, a senior vice president at Webroot. “But we have been investing a lot in that…


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