ThreatSTOP Completes $4.75M in Series B Funding

threatstopThreatSTOP, a Carlsbad, CA-based provider of a real time threat intelligence platform, completed a $4.75M in Series B funding.

The round was led by new investors David Cheriton, PhD, computer science professor at Stanford, and Susumu Watanabe, founder, chairman and president of Network Value Components, who joined investors from a previous round including Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name Service (DNS), Marcus Sachs, former vice president for national security policy for Verizon, and Johannes Ullrich, founder of DShield and currently responsible for the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC).

The company will use the funds to accelerate sales and market adoption, focusing on the development of new product capabilities and support of a growing, global partner network.

Led by Tom Byrnes, CEO, ThreatSTOP is a network security company offering a cloud-based threat protection service that protects every device on a network from cyberattacks and data theft. It can protect any network, from virtual cloud networks to branch LANs to the largest carrier networks. The service leverages threat intelligence to deflect inbound and outbound threats, including botnet, phishing and ransomware attacks, and prevents data exfiltration.



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