Here’s why Lockheed invested in a commercial cyber company

May 6, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp. is among the investors to throw $25 million toward a Boston cybersecurity startup, demonstrating how its approach to the booming commercial cyber market differs from one of its peers in the defense industry.

Lockheed (NYSE: LMT), along with venture firms CRV and Spark Capital, are investing $25 million in Cybereason, a cybersecurity firm with a tool that can analyze up to 8 million events per second to discover elements of a cyber attack, including timeline, root cause and malicious software involved. You can read more about the company at our sister website, which interviewed Cybereason’s CEO.

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