Sophos acquires Invincea

Discussion in 'Sandboxie (Invincea)' started by Spawn, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. Spawn

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    Official Website:
    https://www.invincea.com/2017/02/sophos-adds-advanced-machine-learning-to-its-next-generation-endpoint-protection-portfolio-with-acquisition-of-invincea/
    Via https://malwaretips.com/profile-posts/27690/ @FleischmannTV

    Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Invincea, a visionary provider of next-generation malware protection.
    • Adds one of the industry’s most effective machine learning-based predictive malware detection solutions
    • Accelerates Sophos next-generation endpoint protection strategy with deep learning artificial intelligence algorithms
    • Invincea technology will be integrated into Sophos next-generation solutions available through the Sophos Central synchronized security management platform
    Read more at Invincea (Press Room).
    Read more at Sophos (Press Room).
     
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  2. Umbra

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    LOL !!!! Sophos top notch vendor, i always said it !
     
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  3. XhenEd

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    Will Sandboxie be included in the acquisition? There's no mention of it, but since Sandboxie now is an Invincea product, then Sandboxie might become part of Sophos.
     
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  4. Parsh

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    A great move by Sophos. This plan will greatly fill the rift that separated Sophos from many others because of its weaker definitions and protection (Intercept X aside).
    It will be a great package after another upgrade Sophos made this time.
    Only that Invincea won't be available separately for commercial use. It looked fantastic.
     
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  5. Umbra

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    surely the endpoint version of sandboxie (sandbox + BB) will be used into sophos endpoint products.
     
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  6. tim one

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    I do hope they keep the free version of Sandboxie :rolleyes:
     
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  7. Umbra

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    i think Sophos was more interested by the AI thingy of Invincea than sandboxie, at least it is what i understood.
     
  8. Parsh

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    Yes, they should! It's a great tool for non-Comodo users

    Appears so. When they have an AI solution to deliver to the corporates, they shouldn't be bragging about their sandboxie thing as a complementary feature :)
     
  9. tim one

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    I use SB to virtualize the browsing session, of course SB is still free going from Tzuk to Invincea then I guess things will not change.;)
     
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  10. Mr.Pr

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    Sophos first HitmanPro and now Invincea :D
    great

    but i don't like they behavior with their Home customers, in fact they have not any support for their Home users, only business.
     
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  11. tim one

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    And indeed Sophos Home is not so impressive..
     
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  12. Spawn

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    At least now they've implemented Sophos Home Account Deletion.
     
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  13. FleischmannTV

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    I agree and that's why their acquisitions lately seem to be very smart from a "improving on your weaknesses" perspective.
     
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    Most likely there aim was the AI and isolation provided by Invincea...
     
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    damn, Sophos stocks increased by +13% !!! i should bought some earlier , why they didn't told me !!!
     
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  16. Parsh

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    Such a leap really? MT guys should be ahead in this aspect :D
    Btw, how do you have Sophos stocks listed in your country? Are you currently not staying in Vietnam?
     
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  17. Umbra

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    @Parsh the beauty of online trading ^^
     
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  18. vemn

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    Can't wait to see their integration =)
     
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