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British security startup Darktrace has nabbed Andrew France, the former head of the UK government security snoops at GCHQ, as its chief executive. "We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the team," said Darktrace's chief operating officer Stephen Huxter in a canned statement. "Andrew's experience of national cyber operations and …

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Big Brother

Google says...

He has a LinkedIn account.

Andy France OBE IEng MIET

Chief Executive Officer at Darktrace.

Keep your head down. Works for me too.

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Former GCHQ Staffer?

You _never_ leave GCHQ!

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Exceptionally handy...

"...judging by the descriptions a deployment will likely be an agent-based approach that sees a multitude of software agents slurp low-level information from across a company's gear."

Just as well that this company is composed of such Sterling Chaps.

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This just sounds like a competitor to Detica NetReveal to me...

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Advanced Vapourware ..... a nice little earner

Darktrace's approach uses a marketing term technology called "Behavioral Cyber Defense" which uses some complex boffin-tastic Bayesian inference and machine learning approaches to process data and spot net-nasties.

And a sub-prime candidate and suitable case for grooming, for all such inference engines only give a second and third party opinion on a possible first party action. The smarter targeted bilk the system to present a false trail for novel tools to follow.

To suggest, against such competition/opposition, a future likelihood be a certain probability is impure raw fiction with no base in fact.

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France?

Not the country then? Good. They didn't fall for the big wooden rabbit. GCHQ still has a chance.

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