Bricata, Inc., a Columbia, MD-based developer of next-generation network intrusion detection and prevention solutions, raised an $8m Series A funding round.
The round was led by Edison Partners.
The company intends to use the funds to build out its go-to-market efforts and continue its investment in research and development.
Led by John Trauth, CEO, Gene Savchuk, CTO, Bricata provides network security solutions that deliver innovative next generation intrusion prevention, advanced threat detection and analysis, and threat hunting to enable large organizations to actively pursue and identify advanced, persistent, and coordinated attacks.
Under terms of the Series A investment, Bricata will form a six-person board of directors including:
– Lenard Marcus, Partner at Edison Partners;
– John Becker, the former CEO of Sourcefire;
– Ben Levitan, an investor, tech executive and four-time-CEO; and
– George Schu, a former partner and SVP at Booz-Allen Hamilton, who has previously served on the Bricata board of advisors.