The Acquisition Brings Advanced Machine Learning and User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA) to an Already-Deep Security, Risk and Governance Portfolio
Micro Focus has reported the acquisition of Interset. The option of this predictive analytics innovation adds depth to Micro Focus’ Security, Risk and Governance portfolio, and lines up with the organization’s methodology to help clients rapidly and precisely approve and evaluate risk as they digitally change their organizations.
Interset opens the power of user and entity behavioral analytics (UEBA) and machine learning to outfit security experts with the most-progressive system for executing fast and precise risk identification examination. The innovation will quicken Micro Focus’ conveyance of a progressively robust UEBA offering and help drive deeper information experiences crosswise over security and tasks that are important to execute on the organization’s SecOps Analytics vision.
“Security is at the core of each association, and maybe never more so than as they execute their computerized change activities and influence developing innovations to more readily anticipate and make a move on believable dangers,” said John Delk, Sr. VP and GM of Security, Risk and Governance at Micro Focus. “Micro Focus perceived that a much further developed analytics biological system was expected to aid this voyage, and we recognized Interset as a basic expansion to our strategy.”
Interset has accomplished a solid notoriety in the market with software that has been demonstrated in key verticals – critical infrastructure, energy, aerospace, defense, high-tech, and government – where danger detection is at a premium. The technology will enhance Micro Focus’ Big Data analytics software, Vertica, and increase the value of Micro Focus ArcSight – the world’s driving ongoing correlation engine – to convey a highly separated digital security solution.
“The blend of the Interset technology with Micro Focus’ expansive security portfolio is a powerful mix that will create a dimension of insurance that will be unmatched in the market,” said Mark Smialowicz, Interset’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our ‘Information In, Intelligence Out’ approach will convey a significantly progressively total arrangement of advantages for our joined clients – enabling them to use close continuous data to address both prompt and long term threats.”
Key features of the Interset technology include:
• Extensible analytics – With multiple use cases out of the box – including inside threats, targeted attacks, and fraud – the technology eliminates the need for expensive product consultations and customization.
• Principled math – The software utilizes a growing library of more than 350 proven machine-learning and advanced-analytics models, applying them to both events and entities, to yield a highly accurate means of detecting, connecting, and quantifying high-risk behaviors.
• Scalable Big Data – The flexible, open platform combines an advanced-analytics engine with open-source, big-data technology, including Kafka, Spark, Phoenix, Hadoop, HBase, Elasticsearch, ZooKeeper, d3, and Kibana. It can be deployed in the Vertica, Hortonworks or Cloudera infrastructures, scaling to meet the needs of the largest, most-sophisticated environments.
Momentum Cyber acted as exclusive financial advisor to Interset, Strategic Capital Associates acted for Micro Focus and the acquisition is effective immediately. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.