Black Hat 2013: 14 Security Firms That Piqued Hackers' Interest


Santa Barbara, Calif.-based malware detection startup Lastline was getting interest from Black Hat attendees. The firm sees itself as a competitor to FireEye, which touts a technology capable of detecting targeted attacks and zero-day threats. Lastline recently announced that it raised a $10 million round of funding. Its CEO is Jens Andreassen, a former executive at Fortinet, who helped build out that appliance vendor's channel program. In a recent interview with CRN, Andreassen said his company's approach would be channel friendly.

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