Cofense Receives Investment from Funds Managed by BlackRock

Cofense-LogoCofense, formerly PhishMe, a Leesburg, Va.-based provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions world-wide, received an additional investment from funds managed by BlackRock Private Equity Partners.

BlackRock Private Equity Partners taken an additional ownership position in Cofense, having acquired the equity of former investor Pamplona.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company intends to use the funds to continue to invest in R&D and expand its business reach.

Led by Rohyt Belani, Co-Founder and CEO, Cofense delivers a collaborative approach to cybersecurity by enabling organization-wide engagement to active email threats. Its collective defense suite combines timely attack intelligence sourced from employees with incident response technologies to stop attacks.
Customers include close to 2,000 enterprise clients in over 150 countries in defense, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing sectors.



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