AttackIQ, an independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, raised $44m in Series C funding.
The round, which brought total funding to approximately $79m was led by Atlantic Bridge, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) and Gaingels with participation from existing investors Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Telstra Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Kevin Dillon, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Atlantic Bridge, joined the AttackIQ Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach globally.
Led by Brett Galloway, CEO, AttackIQ has built a Security Optimization Platform for continuous security control validation and improving security program effectiveness and efficiency.It is used by organizations worldwide to plan security improvements and verify that cyberdefenses work as expected, aligned with the MITRE ATT&CK framework.
With more than 17,200 registered students to date in 176 countries, AttackIQ Academy provides free entry-level and advanced cybersecurity training and hands-on cyberrange labs for CISOs to keep their teams knowledgeable on the latest cybersecurity attack methods and defense strategies.
The new funding comes at a dynamic time for the company, which has recently accelerated its international expansion efforts throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regions.
AttackIQ has offices in Santa Clara, and Los Altos, CA, Barcelona, and London.