Webroot snaps up machine learning analytics firm CyberFlow

Webroot has announced the acquisition of CyberFlow Analytics, a firm which specializes in harnessing machine learning technology to automatically detect cybersecurity threats. On Monday, the Broomfield, CO-based company said the move enhances Webroot’s “ability to address the explosion of internet-connected devices and an increasingly complex threat landscape.” Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. CyberFlow Analytics’ FlowScape technology is a highlight of the acquisition. The SaaS-based cybersecurity solution, available in versions suitable for the enterprise and SMBs, implements machine learning to sift through network noise to detect patterns and network anomalies associated with potential threats. CyberFlow Analytics This, in turn, cuts down the time analysts must spend monitoring networks and may increase efficiency in discovering active attacks — and thereby, reduce the damage caused by threat actors. FlowScape can…


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