cognitix was acquired by genua GmbH

As of 2 May 2019, cognitix belongs to genua GmbH, an IT security specialist based in Kirchheim near Munich. genua was founded in 1992, and develops and distributes IT security solutions for public authorities and companies. These include firewalls for the protection of sensitive interfaces, gateways for secure cloud computing, systems for encrypted data transmission and remote maintenance of machines via the Internet, and security solutions for connecting mobile users. genua has been a member of the Bundesdruckerei Group since 2015.

cognitix Threat Defender complements the genua product portfolio with an innovative behavior-based threat detection and network protection platform that combines machine learning with state-of-the-art threat intelligence from various sources. Threat Defender analyzes the network traffic in real time and intervenes when threats are detected. Threat Defender ensures security within networks and provides a second line of defense.

cognitix will be fully integrated into genua GmbH. The development of Threat Defender and other cognitix products will be continued in Leipzig by all former cognitix employees.

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