Microsoft acquires Miburo – L’INFORMATICIEN & L’INFO CYBER-RISQUES – L’1FO Tech

With Miburo, Microsoft extends its capabilities for detecting and analyzing threats from foreign countries.

Microsoft is still muscle a little more in terms of cybersecurity. After the acquisitions of RiskIQ, ReFirm Labs, CyberX and CloudKnox, the Redmond giant announced on Tuesday June 14 that it had reached an agreement to acquire Miburo, an analysis and research company specializing in the detection and response to threats from countries strangers.

Detection in 16 languages

In detail, Miburo is an expert in identifying foreign information operations. Miburo’s research teams detect and attribute malicious influence campaigns in 16 languages. This new association should help Microsoft customers counter foreign cyberattacks and state-sponsored information operations.“With the acquisition of Miburo, we will continue our mission to act and partner with other players in the public and private sectors to find long-term solutions that will prevent foreign adversaries from threatening customers in these sectors,” Microsoft said in a statement.

Miburo will join Microsoft’s Customer Security and Trust branch. Tom Burt, Corporate Vice President, Customer Security and Trust at Microsoft said in a statement that: “Working closely with the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, our threat landscape analysis team, our data scientists and others, Miburo’s new analysts will enable Microsoft to expand its detection and analysis capabilities threats “.