Zscaler acquired stealth cybersecurity startup TrustPath to extend its cloud platform with leading AI/Machine Learning technology
Zscaler, the industry’s first Security as a Service platform company, has acquired the market-leading artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology and the development team of stealth security startup TrustPath. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition extends Zscaler’s cloud platform with leading AI/Machine Learning technology and also accelerates its ability to derive intelligence from the 50 billion transactions processed daily at peak periods by its cloud to identify anomalous traffic, build user behavioral profiles, compute enterprise risk posture, and detect sophisticated targeted attacks as they emerge.
Founded in 2008 by Jay Chaudhry, Zscaler is revolutionizing internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 13 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies. Zscaler security as a service is delivered through a purpose-built, globally distributed platform.
TrustPath, a stealth-mode security startup, develops artificial intelligence-based algorithms through machine learning to identify cyber threats, providing enhanced efficiency and security incident response.
“Zscaler’s cloud security platform is helping leading global enterprises securely transform their infrastructure for the cloud and mobile world,” said Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry. “TrustPath’s technology complements the broad and deep security capabilities that Zscaler has already built and further enhances the platform that is protecting over 200 of the Forbes Global 2000 companies.”
The Zscaler platform, which includes behavior analytics, machine learning, Cloud IPS, and zero-day detection, was purpose-built for extensibility. Innovations like TrustPath’s AI and ML technology can be incorporated quickly to deliver new, sophisticated capabilities and protections for Zscaler customers.
Zscaler enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances or hybrid solutions are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss
Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location—100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL decryption, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software.