AlienVault, a San Matero, CA-based provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, raised $26.5m Series D funding.
The round was led by GGV Capital, with participation from existing investors Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma West and Adara Venture Partners, and new investors Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, GGV Capital’s Glenn Solomon will join AlienVault’s board as a director.
The company intends to use the funds to scale its global sales and marketing programs and to continue to invest in product innovation and expansion of its Open Threat Exchange.
Led by Barmak Meftah, President and CEO, AlienVault provides a Unified Security Management (USM) platform for organizations with limited security staff and budget to address compliance and threat management needs. It also provides an Open Threat Exchange™, a collaborative initiative for security professionals to connect with their peers, and learn about the latest threats and defensive tactics from industry experts and security researchers.
The product is available as a Virtual Appliance, a Hardware Appliance and as an Amazon AMI.