Blue Hexagon Raises $31M in Funding

blue_hexagonBlue Hexagon, a Sunnyvale, CA-based deep learning company focused on protecting enterprises from cyberthreats, raised $31M in funding.

Backers included Benchmark and Altimeter.

Founded by machine learning and security experts CEO Nayeem Islam and CTO Saumitra Das, Blue Hexagon provides a real-time, deep learning cybersecurity platform for network security. Built with a proprietary neural network architecture, the system inspects the complete network flow and is proven to detect known and unknown network threats with speed, efficacy, and coverage that set a new standard for cyber defense. It can be configured for near real-time prevention by orchestrating enforcement on endpoints, firewalls, and web proxies, to block malicious traffic at the network or application.

The company has built their training infrastructure in collaboration with AWS.



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