Is another Israeli Cyber security company about to make an exit? This time it is Aorato, founded in 2011 by IDF veterans, and the prospective buyer, for what is reported to be a 200$ million deal, is no other than Microsoft.
It is worth noting that the Aorato recently raised 10$ million by various investers, among them two of Trusteer’s founders, one if its customers who was bought by IBM last year, for 650$ million,
Aorato main product is a software that monitors access to communication components in IT systems. The system checks to see if activity taking place in the IT system are authorized or not.
It tracks the users of the system, marking the authorized ones and use their behavior to, in turn, alert when a penetration occurs, or unauthorized activity by authorized users.
Aorato joined the Microsoft Active Protections Program Three weeks ago, and it can now receive vulnerability information in advance of Microsoft’s security update release.