Corelight Secures $50M in Series C Funding

corelightCorelight, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of network traffic analysis (NTA) solutions for cybersecurity, secured an additional $50m in Series C financing.

The round was led by Insight Partners and Accel.

The company, which has raised a total of $84m to date, intends to use the funds to accelerate investments in product development, research, sales, and marketing with the aim of delivering new capabilities for network defense.

Founded by Dr. Vern Paxson (a Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley and Chief Scientist at Corelight), Robin Sommer (CTO) and Seth Hall (Chief Evangelist) and led by Greg Bell, CEO, Corelight provides network traffic analysis (NTA) solutions that transform network traffic into rich logs, extracted files, and security insights for effective incident response, threat hunting, and forensics.
Its sensors run on Zeek (formerly called “Bro”), the open-source NSM tool used by thousands of organizations. Corelight Sensors simplify Zeek deployment and expand its performance and capabilities.
The company’s solution is now being used in production by some of the world’s largest organizations in both the public and private sector.
Global customers include Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, and large research universities.



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