advanced threat detection

  • AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition

    AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition

    AWS has purchased Sqrrl, a Cambridge, Mass. security startup with roots in the NSA. The company helps analyze a variety of sources to track and understand security threats quickly using machine learning. The announcement appeared on the Sqrrl home page in note from company CEO Mark Terenzoni. “We’re thrilled to share that Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon. We will be joining the… Read More

  • CrowdStrike Raises $30M For Data Security Platform Built To Put Adversaries On The Defensive

    CrowdStrike Raises $30M For Data Security Platform Built To Put Adversaries On The Defensive

    CrowdStrike has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Accel Venture Partners for its security technology to identify advanced threats and put adversaries more on the defensive. Founding investor Warbug Pincus also participated in the funding. The company was founded by former McAffee CTO George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, who was previously vice president of advanced threat… Read More