Check Point Acquires Web App And API Protection Cybersecurity Startup ForceNock Security
Israeli cybersecurity giant Check Point Software Technologies announced that it acquired Tel Aviv-based startup ForceNock Security, a provider of web application and API protection solutions.
The financial details were not disclosed.
ForceNock, founded in 2017, developed a Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) technology which utilizes machine learning, behavioral and reputation-based security engines. Check Point says it plans to integrate ForceNock’s technology into its Infinity total protection architecture.
“Check Point is committed to providing the most comprehensive security architecture to prevent current and future generations of cyber attacks,” said Dr. Dorit Dor, Check Point’s VP Products. “The growing usage of platforms – Cloud, Network, Mobile, Endpoint and IoT – requires complete, simple to deploy and easy to use security technologies. Incorporating ForceNock’s technology into our Infinity Architecture will enable us to continue to provide the highest level of security for our customers worldwide and strengthens our machine learning protection capabilities.”