DeepCode is acquired by the unicorn in cybersecurity

DeepCode acquired by the unicorn in cybersecurity

DeepCode, an ETH spin-​off that built the first AI platform for code is to be acquired by Snyk, a world leader in developer-​first security code analysis.  

The decisive advantage that distinguishes the ETH spin-​off DeepCode is that it has developed the first AI system that can learn from billions of program codes quickly, enabling AI-​based detection of security and reliability code issues. DeepCode is an excellent example of a modern AI system that can learn from data, program codes in this case, yet remain transparent and interpretable for humans.

By joining Snyk, a security tools company valued at 2.6 Billion US Dollars, that enables developers to quickly find code vulnerabilities, DeepCode will have the opportunity to integrate its AI-​based capabilities into existing Snyk products, in turn moving closer to its original goal of impacting millions of users worldwide. The financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.

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Source: “ETH AI spin-off DeepCode acquired by a unicorn in cybersecurity”, Zurich ETH News