Startup Barkly touts light, fast endpoint protection

Barkly, a startup in endpoint security, has now banked enough investment money to keep it going for two more years and plans to launch its first products sometime in late 2015.

The company’s founders say they have a new, lighter endpoint agent than competitors have that discovers and blocks the installation of malware as well as blocking behaviors that indicate an ongoing attack against the network.

Although they are being close with details, the agent makes a small footprint on the endpoint and uses up less than 1% of CPU when it is active, say Barkly’s founders, CEO Mike Duffy and CTO Jack Danahy.

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Network World Tim Greene