Marlin Equity firm announced on Tuesday that Fidelis will become the foundation of a new cybersecurity company called Fidelis Cybersecurity.
Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, a part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and expertise to help customers withstand the sophisticated threats and to prevent data and intellectual property theft.
Recently, Fidelis released a threat advisory which includes details of a new remote access Trojan (RAT) which is known as AlienSpy. According to the firm, the RAT is being used in international phishing campaigns which target both businesses and consumers. AlienSpy reveals a number of sophisticated functions due to which Fidelis suspects that the malicious code is the result of collaborative efforts as it comprises multiplatform support and new evasion techniques.
Fidelis offers a product, Fidelis XPS™ which provides an advanced threat defense. The world’s largest organizations view it as highly effective in detecting and preventing not only initial malware infections, but also the subsequent spread of malware within organizations and the theft of information.
Fidelis complements this solution with an elite incident response team which is on the frontline helping customers investigate breaches and stop zero days, and a threat research team conducting original research and incorporating real-time insights into Fidelis XPS.
Peter Chung, a principal at Marlin, has stated:
“Marlin is very excited to partner with Fidelis’ world class management team to expand and grow the company’s industry-leading solutions. As global cybersecurity threats continue to become more prevalent, Fidelis’ technology is uniquely positioned to help customers defend themselves against advanced malware attacks and internal and external data theft.”
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management, and since it’s founding has acquired over 85 companies.