Sophos Acquires Security Analytics Start-Up in Ireland

/ — OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Nov 2, 2016) –  Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that it has acquired Barricade, a pioneering start-up with a powerful behavior-based analytics engine built on machine learning techniques. The team and technology from Barricade will strengthen Sophos’ synchronized security capabilities and its next-generation network and endpoint protection portfolio. The developers and data scientists at Barricade have created a technology platform that can significantly enhance the ability to identify malicious or suspicious behavior. Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, it extends the capabilities of rule-based detection technologies that will be increasingly challenged to keep up with the growth of sophisticated and complex attack patterns. “Barricade has an impressive team of experts in data science and machine learning,…

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