Zenedge raises .7 million for its AI-powered firewall

As hackers continue to improve their methods, organizations are swapping traditional security software for more modern products that can provide better protection against attacks. A Florida-based startup called Zenedge LLC raised $6.2 million in funding today to try and capitalize on the trend with its namesake web application firewall. The hosted system uses patent-pending artificial intelligence technology to understand what kind of traffic a website or a cloud service typically serves and identify anomalies that deviate from the norm. According to Zenedge, its approach makes it possible to detect common types of exploit attempts like SQL injections more reliably than traditional firewalls that look for specific hacking patterns. And the platform also promises to fend off hackers who try to exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in organizations’ infrastructure. If the value  proposition sounds familiar, that’s…


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