San Mateo, CA - December 29, 2016 - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it was named to Forbes’ list of the hottest cybersecurity startups of 2015. Forbes analyzed companies using one metric: the fastest growing valuations over time between funding rounds. Only private companies that raised new funding in 2015, analyzed via regulatory filings, were included.
“It’s such an honor to be recognized by Forbes on this list of growing cybersecurity stars,” said Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of AlienVault. “Over the past year, we have made significant advancements towards realizing our mission – unifying security controls, threat intelligence and community to enable organizations of all sizes to identify and respond to emerging security threats. Forbes’ recognition of our growth is a further validation of our unique position in the cybersecurity space.”
AlienVault closed a $52 million Series E funding round in August 2015, bringing the company’s total funding to nearly $116 million. Today, more than 2,000 customers and government organizations rely on the AlienVault USM platform and Open Threat Exchange (OTX) to detect, defend against, and respond to today’s cybersecurity threats in minutes.
AlienVault’s mission is to enable organizations with limited resources to accelerate and simplify their ability to detect and respond to the growing landscape of cyber threats. Our Unified Security Management (USM) platform provides all of the essential security controls required for complete security visibility, and is designed to enable any IT or security practitioner to benefit from results on day one. Powered by threat intelligence from AlienVault Labs and the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange—the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat data network — AlienVault USM delivers a unified, simple and affordable solution for threat detection, incident response and compliance management. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.
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