Cybrary, a Greenbelt, Md.-based open-source cyber security and IT learning and certification preparation platform, secured $3.5m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Arthur Ventures with participation from Ron Gula, Founder of Tenable Network Security, and other existing investors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its user base and content catalog, optimize and scale its enterprise learning and testing platform, and grow its marketplace for cyber security and IT learning apps.
Led Ralph Sita, Co-Founder and CEO, and Ryan Corey, Co-Founder, Cybrary is an open-source cyber security and IT learning and certification preparation platform. Its catalog includes online courses and experiential tools that provide IT and cyber security learning opportunities to anyone who wants to advance in or start a cyber security or IT career.
To this end, the company make it available thousands of hours of free content for beginners, all the way through advanced and leadership-levels, which is developed and delivered by industry subject matter experts. The platform offers skill assessments, learning, and certification preparation on popular topics such as Ethical Hacking, CompTIA A+, Security+, and CISSP, Web Application Penetration Testing, Secure Coding, NIST 800, Metasploit.
Top companies and organizations including Hitachi, Tenable, and Tripwire use Cybrary to develop their teams’ cyber security and IT skills and get certification-ready.