Samsung Taps Security Start-up Darktrace for IoT Protection

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Samsung is partnering with the firm Darktrace on a security platform for Internet of Things.

In-brief: Samsung’s SDS global IT services group inked a deal with the security start-up Darktrace last week that, according to reports, will also result in collaboration around security for IoT devices.

Samsung’s SDS global IT services group inked a deal with the security start-up Darktrace last week that, according to reports, will also result in collaboration around security for IoT devices.

From the article on Securitysales.com:

In addition to being a reseller and distributor of Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System technology, the two companies will work together to develop cybersecurity solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, including connected devices, according to a news release.

Darktrace is a “next generation” threat detection platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify new, emerging threats. The company’s technology can identify insider attacks, ransomware, machine-based attacks and unknown threat scenarios, according to the company.

From the article as Securitysales.com:

“Darktrace’s immune system approach to the ever-increasing challenge of cybersecurity stands out and provides an opportunity for Samsung SDS to introduce a new solution to customers,” said Sung Won Han, vice president, cybersecurity, Samsung SDS. “We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship as we explore new collaborations.”

The collaboration comes after Samsung SDS’s investment in the security firm. As well as reselling and distributing Darktrace’s technology, Samsung SDS will work with Darktrace to develop IT security for the Internet of Things, such as connected devices.

Source: Securitysales.com Samsung SDS to Partner with Darktrace Security

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