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Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops

The Hewlett-Packard (HP) logo is seen as part of a display at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference in Chicago, Illinois, on May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – HP Inc. is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Certain Sense in order to prevent advanced cyber-attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday.

Financial details were not disclosed.

An industry source estimated the deal was worth more than $150 million in a few years for a Deep Instinct.

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With more than 350,000 new malware variants discovered every day, HP said it needed a new line of cybersecurity defense, and notes that HP Sure Sense uses artificial intelligence and deep learning to predict and prevent security threats.

Guy Caspi, CEO and co-founder of Deep Instinct, said that his company was working with HP to secure millions of devices.

“This is just the first step in what will be a long and strategic partnership with HP,” he said.

Reporting by Tova Cohen, Editing by Ari Rabinovitch

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