Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Cisco to Acquire Cognitive Security for Behavioral Analytics

Cisco agreed to acquire Cognitive Security (COSE), a start-up focused on applying artificial intelligence techniques to detect advanced cyber threats.

COSE leverages NetFlow/IPFIX inputs and Network Behavior Analysis in order fight against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), exploit kits, zero-day attacks, molymorphic malware or trojans inside the client's network. COSE line of products integrate statistical analysis, autonomic/agent-based computing, ensemble classification, and game-theory techniques.

COSE is based in Prague, Czech Republic.

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