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Magnet Forensics Acquires Cybersecurity Software Firm Comae Technologies

We’re excited to announce that Magnet Forensics has acquired the strategic IP assets of Comae Technologies, a UAE-based cybersecurity company that specializes in cloud-based memory analysis used to recover evidence from the volatile memory of devices.

As part of the acquisition, Comae founder Matt Suiche and his team will further develop Comae’s memory analysis platform, integrate the technology into Magnet Forensics’ solutions and will lead a memory analysis and incident response research and development team at the company.

“Magnet Forensics is widely recognized in the digital forensics and incident response industry for its innovative solutions, which are proving to be increasingly pivotal in protecting public safety, and the leading talent developing them,” said Suiche in this press release. “My team and I are thrilled to be continuing our work alongside the team at Magnet Forensics, where the incident response technology can help protect thousands of enterprises and communities from cybercrime.”

Continuing Development Within Magnet Idea Lab

The acquisition of Comae’s IP assets will allow Magnet Forensics to continue the development of Comae’s memory analysis platform and incorporate its capabilities into our existing solutions.

We will soon offer the opportunity to beta test these solutions in Magnet Idea Lab. Join today to be the first hear about participation opportunities!

Apply to join Magnet Idea Lab here.

Why Memory Analysis is Important

Enterprises and police agencies are both looking to use memory analysis to respond to increases in the volume and complexity of cyber incidents. For enterprises, memory analysis can be the key to identifying the compromised devices in a malware or ransomware attack.

In a digital investigation, analysts will often examine memory first because it can reveal the infection vectors and post-compromise activities of cyber incidents. It can also help analysts identify modern malware variants. Memory analysis can provide the same benefits to police agencies in their cybercrime investigations and give them another avenue to recover evidence from devices involved in cyber enabled crimes such as homicides, human trafficking, terrorism and organized crime.

Learn More About Comae and Join Magnet Idea Lab

Looking to learn more about Comae? Visit their website for more information.

Head to Magnet Idea Lab to sign up and be the first to find out when beta testing opportunities are available for Comae. Help shape the next generation of Magnet Forensics products as part of the Magnet Idea Lab community!

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