K2 Cyber Security, Inc., a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of cloud workload security platform, secured $6m in seed funding.
Backers included GreatPoint Ventures and Embark Ventures.
Founded in 2017 by Pravin Madhani, CEO, K2 Cyber Security has developed a cloud workload protection platform purpose built to defend hybrid cloud environments against sophisticated attacks. Powered by its Optimized CFI technology, the K2 platform enables real-time detection and prevention of known and unknown attacks, without false positives.
Whether deployed separately or as an integrated platform, The company’s offering prevents cyberattacks in real-time on unpatched software, web applications and workloads running in VMs, containers or on bare metal.
K2 has also developed an innovative approach to application micro-segmentation based on workload identities that prevents the lateral movement of threats in dynamic cloud environments.