Pwnie Express, a Boston, MA-based provider of device threat detection solutions, raised $12.9m in Series B funding.
The round was led by Ascent Venture Partners with participation from MassMutual Ventures LLC and existing investors .406 Ventures, Fairhaven Capital and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET).
The company intends to use the funds to build out its sales, marketing and engineering teams.
Led by Paul Paget, CEO, Pwnie Express provides a SaaS platform to detect, identify, assess and respond to device threats, providing security professionals with visibility and control over wireless, wired and Bluetooth devices in and around their networks.
The company currently serves over 100 customers from a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, government, energy, manufacturing and retail.