6Scan Closed Funding with YL Ventures
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The company intends to use the capital to expand their cloud-based security service to work with all web platforms and to build its US presence.
In addition to the funding, 6Scan also appointed Chris Weltzien, a twelve-year veteran of the computer security space having worked at Zone Labs (acquired by Check Point in 2005); Exploit Prevention Labs (acquired by AVG Technologies in 2008); AVG, Avira GmbH, as new CEO. He will work from the company’s newly opened office in San Francisco. Also led by Nitzan Miron, 6Scan Co-Founder and President, 6Scan provides a website protection suite that offers automatic detection and fixing of security vulnerabilities.
The company will maintain development team in Tel Aviv.