UK cybersecurity firm Darktrace to open US office this month

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THE last time British spies and mathematicians from Cambridge University joined forces to battle a global enemy was during World War II, to crack the Germans' enigma code.

Seven decades later, they've teamed up with ex-National Security Agency agents to tackle the modern world's big, unknown threat: hackers.

Darktrace, a UK cybersecurity company that counts Cambridge machine learning specialists and cyber-intelligence experts from Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and The Security Service (MI5) - Britain's equivalent of the NSA - among its leadership team, is set to open its US headquarters in the Washington region this month.

The private company is funded by an investment...

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