AttackIQ, a San Diego, CA-based provider of a continuous security validation platform, closed an $8.8m Series A funding.
Backers included Index Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Telstra Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its partner, sales and marketing initiatives, and build out its strategic services and engineering teams.
Co-founded in 2013 by Stephan Chenette, CEO, and Rajesh Sharma, vice president of engineering, AttackIQ provides FireDrill™, a continuous security validation platform for mid-markets to large enterprises to test and measure the effectiveness of their security capabilities, getting access to insight into how well current security tools, products and processes are working.
The company has worked with early adopters in the government, social media, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare, biotechnology, and defense industries.