Menlo Security, a Menlo Park, California-based cybersecurity startup, closed a $10.5m Series A funding.
The round was led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from Osage University Partners. In conjunction with the funding, General Catalyst Managing Director and former VMware CTO, Steve Herrod, will join the company’s board of directors.
Led by co-founder and CEO Amir Ben-Efraim, Menlo Security is a stealth cyber security startup which aims to eliminate the threat of advanced malware by introducing a new security model. The company is selectively engaging in private trials.
Its board of directors also includes Tom Gillis, CEO of Bracket Computing and former GM of Security Technology at Cisco Systems.