Comcast Acquires BluVector, Developer of AI-Powered Cybersecurity Technology

Led by New CEO Eric Malawer, BluVector Will Continue to Grow
Business, While Working with Comcast Cybersecurity Leaders on New
Technology and Initiatives

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses
advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide
cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a
proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and
contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats including “fileless
malware,” zero-day malware and ransomware. The two companies will work
together to grow BluVector’s existing business and also collaborate on
the development of new cybersecurity technologies.


“BluVector is a global leader in leveraging AI and machine learning to
defend against advanced cyber threats,” Don Mathis, GM, Growth at
Comcast said. “We’re thrilled that BluVector is part of Comcast and are
excited to support its continued growth, even as we explore new
opportunities to leverage BluVector technology and expertise.”

BluVector also announced that Eric Malawer, a veteran leader with more
than two decades of experience in data analytics, artificial
intelligence, national intelligence and digital security, has been named
CEO of BluVector and will lead the company as it continues to grow its
business as part of Comcast. Malawer previously served as cybersecurity
staff director for the House Committee on Homeland Security, and prior
to his role at BluVector, he launched three AI and security companies.
BluVector founding CEO Kris Lovejoy, who recently left to assume another
role, will continue to serve as an advisor and consultant to BluVector
and Comcast.

Comcast Chief Information Security Officer Noopur Davis will lead the
process of identifying opportunities to leverage the companies’ combined
technology and expertise to support new products and initiatives.

BluVector has won a wide array of cybersecurity industry awards and
recognition for its innovation and unique technological approach. It is
a trusted partner to both Fortune 500 companies and large government
agencies working to tackle some of the nation’s most critical challenges.

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

About Comcast

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology
company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and
Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video,
high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under
the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It
also provides wireless and security and automation services to
residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global
and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and
Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations,
television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and
Resorts. Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment
companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content
through its pay television services. It also provides communications
services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless
services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and
entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive
content rights. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com
for more information.

Contacts

David McGuire, Comcast
david_mcguire@comcast.com
215-286-5240

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