Skybox Security, a San Jose, California-based provider of proactive security management solutions, has raised $6m in equity funding.
The round was led by Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, with participation from existing investors (Benchmark Capital, Carmel Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mitsubishi Corporation, Rembrandt Ventures, and Valley Ventures).
The company intends to use the funds to expand sales territories and teams, develop channel partners and add resources to support its customer base.
Led by CEO Gidi Cohen, Skybox Security provides organizations in Financial Services, Government, Energy, Defense, Retail, and Telecommunications, with automated tools that find and prioritize cyber risks such as vulnerabilities, firewall configuration errors, and access compliance issues.
The company serves an international customer base of Global 2000 enterprises and large government agencies (read here). It has a European office in London, UK.