Cog, a cybersecurity software company, raised $3.5m in Series A funding.
Backers included from Grok Ventures and rampersand.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its D4 Secure Platform from mobile phones to other internet-connected devices, including IoT devices that are currently at risk and grow geographically to San Francisco, alongside current locations in Sydney and Chicago.
Launched in 2014 by security industry veteran Dr. Daniel Potts, Cog provides a solution for securing IoT, which leverages modularity to isolate critical functions and services on connected devices. The company’s solution embeds the additional security features of double encryption, non-bypassable VPNs, nested VPNs, and secure boot to protect the kernel, data and network on the device.
Cog currently provides secure devices and solutions to the U.S. government and several Fortune 500 companies.