StackRox, a Mountain View, CA-based platform delivering adaptive threat protection for container technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes, raised $14m in funding.
The round was led by Sequoia Capital.
The company will use the funding to invest in product development, marketing and sales.
Co-founded in 2014 by Sameer Bhalotra (former Sr. Director for Cybersecurity at the White House) and Ali Golshan (co-founder and former CTO of Cyphort), the company is launching a new security platform with enterprise customers in the finance, media, technology, and government sectors,
StackRox brings to market a patent-pending security architecture, coupled with deep instrumentation and machine learning to deliver the industry’s only adaptive security platform for containers.
The platform enables security teams to see containers in high resolution, defend against threats such as code injection, privilege escalation, malicious lateral movement, and data exfiltration, and streamline security operations.
StackRox is used by Global 2000 enterprises and partnered with Docker, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Red Hat.