By early 2014 both signature and sandbox technologies consistently failed to detect polymorphic malware and exploits. More importantly, because these technologies were not designed to detect post infection Data Exfiltration and Socially Engineered Attacks (SEAs), companies were completely defenseless against this entire class of threat.
we realized that as humans, the techniques we used to discover and understand attacks were
very different from the rules coded into cyber security products.
As humans we were able to
We set out to solve these problems. The result is the
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