SlashNext, is the leading provider of cyber-security products designed to detect and block socially engineered attacks, malware, exploits and data theft. Its first product, the Active Cyber Defense System, is based on a unique form of machine learning dubbed "Progressive Learning" that is specifically designed for cyber security. The company was founded in June 2014 by Atif Mushtaq, a former FireEye Scientist. The team is made up of Silicon Valley veterans with broad backgrounds in cyber security, networking, telephony, and IoT. Investors include Norwest Venture Partners and Wing Venture Capital.