Virginia-based phishing detection and response solutions company Cofense has acquired Israeli cybersecurity company Cyberfish, a phishing protection service provider powered by advanced Machine Learning technology. Both the companies confirmed about the acquisition.The combination of Cyberfish’s innovative machine learning capabilities andCofense’s detection and response technology will help the company “bring to market a holistic, advanced automation solution for email protection, detection, and response,” Cofense said in an announcement.
Cofense,founded in 2008, provides phishing detection and response solutions for enterprise organizations. Ithas a Phishing Detection and Response (PDR) platform that utilizes a network of over 26 million people globally, actively reporting suspected phishing attacks, combined with advanced automation to stop phishing attacks faster and stay ahead of breaches.
Cyberfishhas a zero-second phishing protection solution that uses computer vision and AI to stop phishing emails and websites in real-time. “Together, Cofense and Cyberfish will offer a one-stop-shop for an organization’s email security needs, eliminating the need for many expensive and slow-to-deploy legacy solutions,” said RohytBelani, Cofense CEO and co-founder, in a statement.
Kagan, theCyberfish CEO, said that the company was excited to join forces with Cofense to solve the phishing problem and take email security to another level. He further added, “As we met with the team, it quickly became obvious that we share the same vision for how to revolutionize the email security market, which includes addressing the business requirements of MSPs and enterprises offering advanced email protection beyond Microsoft and Google.”