US network and security company RSA has announced that it is acquiring Israeli big data behavioral analytics company Fortscale. RSA said that the Tel Aviv based company would become part of its NetWitness platform and enable it to introduce the most comprehensive UEBA solution on the market. No financial details about the acquisition were disclosed.
Fortscale was founded by CEO Idan Tendler and COO Dr. Yona Hollander and has raised $23 million to date with investors including Evolution Equity Partners, Valor Capital Group, Intel Capital, Blumberg Capital, Swarth, CME Ventures and UST Global. The company has developed machine learning-based user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) for security. UEBA facilitates the automatic identification of deviations from normal user behaviors to uncover risky and previously hard to detect threats.