RiskSense, Inc., an Albuquerque, NM-based intelligent threat and vulnerability prioritization platform, closed a $12m Series B financing.
The round was co-led by Spring Mountain Capital and NightDragon Security, with participation from UL Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Sun Mountain Capital, EPIC Ventures and Jump Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth through sales, marketing and research & development investments.
Led by Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D., CEO, RiskSense provides a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that unifies and contextualizes internal security intelligence, external threat data and business criticality to give enterprises and governments visibility across their entire attack surface, including attack susceptibility and validation, as well as quantification of risks based on operational data.
The company’s team has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community on applying artificial intelligence to cybersecurity problems as part of the CACTUS (Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S.) project. Today, the RiskSense threat and vulnerability prioritization platform is used by Global Fortune 500 customers, government agencies as well as one of the largest telecommunications providers in the world to deliver managed security services to businesses.