Intezer, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based cybersecurity startup focusing on malware analysis and detection, raised $8m in series A funding.
The round was led by Intel Capital with participation from Magma Venture Partners and Samung NEXT. Intel Capital and Magma are joining Samsung NEXT and Alon Cohen (founder and former CEO of CyberArk) as current investors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its global sales efforts and open new opportunities in targeted markets.
Led by Itai Tevet, co-founder and CEO, Intezer provides enterprises with detection against advanced threats, in addition to improving incident response. The company’s technology has already traced major global cyber security threats and has provided insights to its customers and the security community by detecting code similarities in the latest high profile attacks such as WannaCry, Turla and NotPetya.
By mapping and identifying the DNA of every single piece of code within seconds, Intezer provides customers with malware detection and analysis capabilities.