Sophos acquires Braintrace to supercharge its threat detection capabilities.


Sophos, which is owned by Thoma Bravo, has announced the acquisition of Braintrace, a cybersecurity firm that offers enterprises with visibility into suspicious network traffic patterns.

The technology will also assist Sophos in collecting data from firewalls, proxies, and VPNs, allowing it to look for network traffic containing instructions for malware such as TrickBot and attackers who abuse Cobalt Strike, as well as preventing other malicious traffic that could lead to ransomware attacks.

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