HYAS Infosec Inc., a Victoria, BC, Canada-based cybersecurity company, secured a seed financing of undisclosed amount.
The round was led by Wesley Clover International.
The company intends to use the funds to increase R&D investment, as well as further market development activities,
Founded in 2014 by chief technologist Chris Davis, HYAS provides cloud-based cyber-threat intelligence and protection services for the OEM, enterprise, SMB and consumer markets. Customers include large information security firms and Fortune 500 companies.
It offers two core cyber security services:
– Saturna DNS, an online protection system and threat ranking technology for OEMs and enterprises customers. Its foundational analytics ranking technology adapts to threats and domain changes instantly, improving the performance of every other information security solution available; and
– Borderless Internet, a consumer and SMB-focused online threat protection service that shields customers from threats including phishing, malware, and online advertisements that can hinder privacy and deliver malicious code.
These products are based on Comox, a deep analysis threat intelligence platform based on HYAS’ proprietary historical database containing billions of Internet domains, addresses and malware samples.