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K2 Cyber Security Unveils Cloud Workload Protection Platform to Prevent Zero-Day Attacks in Real Time

February 21, 2019 / Dark Reading

K2 Cyber Security, Inc. today announced the general availability of its cloud workload security platform, featuring two fundamental innovations that together deliver comprehensive protection for hybrid cloud environments. K2’s Optimized Control Flow Integrity (CFI)™ technology ensures an application executes only as designed, enabling an industry first – real-time attack detection with no false positives, regardless of an application's patch status. Its dynamic, workload identity-based micro-segmentation prevents the lateral movement of threats. As part of its launch, K2 is also announcing it has secured $6 million in seed funding from GreatPoint Ventures and Embark Ventures. “We were immediately intrigued with K2’s approach to workload protection but were skeptical of its ‘no false positives’ claim until we experienced it firsthand,” said David Wells, Head of Technology for ID90 Travel. “K2 fundamentally improved our defensive ...