Microsoft buys CyberX for more security

Η announced today that it is acquiring CyberX, a για την προστασία των βιομηχανικών συστημάτων ελέγχου. Οι όροι της συμφωνίας δεν έχουν αποκαλυφθεί ακόμα, αλλά η TechCrunch υποστηρίζει ότι το ποσό φτάνει τα 165 εκατομμύρια δολάρια.

The acquisition strengthens Microsoft's strategic position in the stand-alone market, which it introduced με την αγορά της Bonsai (τώρα Bonsai). Η ομάδα του Project Bonsai εφαρμόζει τεχνολογία AI σε βιομηχανικά συστήματα ελέγχου και η τεχνολογία της CyberX υπόσχεται ότι θα προστατεύει αυτά τα συστήματα ελέγχου από κυβερνοεπιθέσεις.

“CyberX will complement existing capabilities s of Azure IoT but also in existing ones , such as those used in industrial IoT applications, business technology and infrastructure”, said Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, CVP of Microsoft Cloud and AI, and Sam George, head of Azure IoT.

"With CyberX, our customers will be able to discover existing IoT components, manage and improve the security of these devices."

CyberX was created in 2012 by Omer Schneider and Nir Giller (two veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces' elite cyber unit), and aims to stop any attacks on platforms monitoring any control systems.

CyberX claims it can provide information on each incident in less than an hour, on average. Before the acquisition, its customers included two of the top five providers ς των ΗΠΑ, μια κορυφαία παγκόσμια φαρμακευτική εταιρεία, μια κορυφαία αμερικανική εταιρεία χημικών, εθνικές επιχειρήσεις ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας και φυσικού αερίου σε όλη την Ευρώπη και την Ασία. The Best Technology Site in Greecefgns

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