SOCRadar, a fast-growing cyber security company, announced $5 million in Series A funding from investor 212, a venture capital firm backing B2B tech startups. 212’s investment reflects the firm’s confidence in SOCRadar’s vision, capacity, and innovative approach to cybersecurity and threat intelligence.
With U.S. headquarters based in Delaware, SOCRadar brings three different cybersecurity services into a single cloud-based platform, providing extended threat intelligence (XTI). SOCRadar’s technology delivers an early warning system against cyber threats with external attack surface management, cyber threat intelligence and digital risk protection.
More than 6,000 companies in 150 countries use the SOCRadar free edition for premium cyber threat intelligence.
“Our mission at SOCRadar is to help organizations worldwide take proactive measures against cyber attackers,” said CEO and co-founder Huzeyfe Onal. “We believe cyber threat intelligence, when provided in an actionable and contextualized manner and combined with External Attack Surface Management (EASM) and Digital Risk Protection (DRPS), is essential to counter cyber-attacks. This investment will contribute to our efforts to have a more democratized cyber threat intelligence ecosystem.”
Founding Partner Numan Numan said, “At 212, we partner with people driven by a strong global vision and have the talent and skills to pursue that vision. We have been consistently impressed by the SOCRadar team’s ability to grow, as well as their determined mission. We look forward to being a part of their journey as they strive to make their mark in the global cybersecurity arena.”
The $5M in funding will be used to scale the business in the United States and expand global sales and marketing operations, ensuring data security is available and accessible for companies of all sizes. A significant part of the investment is also being used to fund research efforts to expand and enhance product offerings as the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve.