PolySwarm – IKARUS Security Software partnership to advance early malware detection

IKARUS Security Software Partners with PolySwarm

In the collaboration, IKARUS would be uploading its engine into Polyswarm’s marketplace.

PolySwarm, the industry’s first decentralized threat intelligence marketplace, has recently announced its partnership with IKARUS Security Software to advance its early malware detection capabilities. IKARUS, an Austrian pioneer of antivirus solutions, will assist PolySwarm in its efforts to expand its growing network of antivirus vendors and developers by uploading IKARUS’ engine into Polyswarm’s marketplace.

CEO of PolySwarm, Steve Bassi, stated, “IKARUS is a world leader in reinforcing and defending against malware, as it invests around 65 percent of the total turnover in software research and development in this space. Their commitment to continually finding new approaches and solutions to protect against the explosive growth of threats will help broaden our ability to identify issues across an ever-growing network of internet-connected devices.”

PolyySwarm to improve IKARUS’s products

Mario Bono, head of the malware lab at IKARUS, stated, “The way PolySwarm compensates security companies to successfully detect potential threats, will pave the way to a new era in threat. The ability to access a vast stream of new malware samples that improve our products coupled with the ability to generate passive income is what drew us to PolySwarm’s marketplace.”

PolySwarm is the first decentralized marketplace allowing security experts to build anti-malware engines that compete to protect consumers. It incentivizes a global community of security experts and antivirus companies to disrupt the $8.5 billion cyber threat intelligence industry, providing enterprises and consumers with unprecedented speed and accuracy in threat detection.

As one of the longest serving security provider, IKARUS has established various relevant strategic partnerships in technology, research, and education, allowing for exchanging expertise and complementing its product range with specific add-ons. IKARUS offers easy to use efficient security solutions for home users, comprehensive security packages and services for the protection of complex enterprise networks – available on-premise, as a service or OEM-solution.