Facebook has acquired PrivateCore, a start-up who specialise in server security technology.
The company offer a technology called vCage that protects servers from malicious hardware devices, persistent malware and insider threats. The vCage software tests the integrity of servers and uses encryption to protect data-in-use.
The firm is expected to help protect Facebook’s servers from security threats. Facebook said that it plans to leverage PrivateCore’s technology by deploying it directly into its own server stack. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, reported Tech Times.