Orca Security, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based cloud security startup, raised $20m in Series A funding.
The round, which brought total funding raised to date to $26.5m, was led by GGV Capital with participation from YL Ventures and Silicon Valley CISO Investments.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations in Israel and US.
Co-founded in 2019 by Avia Shua and Gil Geron, Orca Security provides a cloud security software platform that enables companies to get visibility into Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Delivered as SaaS, its patent-pending, SideScanning™ technology reads a given cloud configuration and workloads’ runtime block storage out-of-band, detecting vulnerabilities, malware, misconfigurations, lateral movement risk, weak and leaked passwords, and high-risk data such as PII, without agents.
The company currently has 37 employees.