Offensive Security, a NYC-based provider of online penetration testing training and certification, received a growth investment of undisclosed amount.
The round was led by Spectrum Equity, with participation from TenEleven Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its security training and certifications, virtual lab offerings and to support the Kali Linux open source project and community.
Founded in 2007 by Mati Aharoni, Offensive Security provides online penetration testing training and certification for information security professionals. The company’s mix of practical, hands-on training and certification programs, virtual labs and open source projects provide practitioners with offensive skills required to advance their careers and protect their organizations.
Offensive Security is committed to funding and growing Kali Linux, the operating system for penetration testing, ethical hacking and network security assessments.