Stopping hackers, protecting businesses
Cybersecurity company whose technology protects against malware provides website security for business owners and protects consumers
AI and machine learning technology helps protect businesses and customers.
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May 9, 2018
An NSF-funded researcher who received more than a decade of support for research on web-based malware developed new tools to identify and counteract malware. The researcher helped launch a company, StopTheHacker, whose artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology provided website security for numerous entities including multinational companies and small businesses.
When business websites are infected by malware, the result can lead to service disruptions, loss of productivity and damage to the brand and reputation of a business. StopTheHacker, which received support through NSF's SBIR program, provided software to businesses that used AI to identify and remove malware on their websites, protecting them and their customers.
In 2014, CloudFlare, a web performance and security company valued at $1 billion, bought StopTheHacker.
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