Fortra Makes Another Acquisition, Scooping Up Cobalt Strike

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Local software development firm Fortra (formerly Fortra), announced Wednesday that it has acquired Cobalt Strike, a penetration-testing solution that enables companies to emulate the tactics of hackers to identify security weaknesses.

Cobalt Strike is a product developed by Strategic Cyber LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based company that creates software for penetration testers. After the acquisition, Cobalt will work alongside Core Security, a Fortra company.

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