Big moves for Salt Security on the API security front, which is become synonymous with the AppSec world, and for Shift5 who is securing the operational technology (OT) on the world's battlefields.
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Funding by product category
14 companies raised $265.7M across 11 unique product categories
2 companies were acquired or had a merger event
🧩 By Product Category
$140.0M for API Security
$50.0M for Operational Technology (OT) Security
$28.5M for Threat & Vulnerability Management (TVM)
$22.5M for Data Protection
$8.0M for Identity and Access Management (IAM)
$6.8M for Anti-Phishing
$6.0M for SaaS Security
$3.5M for Security Operations
$384.2K for Privacy
An undisclosed amount for Security Awareness
An undisclosed amount for Continuous Compliance
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🏢 By Company
Salt Security, an API protection platform, raised a $140.0M Series D.
Shift5, an intrusion detection, prevention, and incident response platform for operational technology (OT), raised a $50.0M Series B.
Vicarius, a vulnerability prioritization and remediation platform, raised a $24.0M Series A.
Calamu, an anti-ransomware platform focused on data sharding and encryption, raised a $16.5M Series A.
IndyKite, a cloud identity platform built to secure and manage human & non-person (IoT) identities, raised a $8.0M Seed.
Allure, an anti-phishing solution, raised a $6.8M Seed.
Canonic Security, a SaaS application governance and enforcement platform, raised a $6.0M Seed.
Titaniam, an anti-ransomware platform focused on unstructured data encryption and availability, raised a $6.0M Seed.
DeepSurface Security, a vulnerability and threat prioritization platform, raised a $4.5M Seed.
SecureThings, a cybersecurity monitoring platform for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs), raised a $3.5M Seed.
Privacy Tools, a privacy compliance platform that helps companies stay in line with global privacy regulations, raised a $384.0K Venture Round.
ControlMap, a continuous compliance platform, raised an undisclosed Seed.
Dmails, a decentralized email service focused on privacy preservation, raised an undisclosed Venture Round.
HacWare, an email security awareness platform leveraging AI, raised an undisclosed Seed.
🤝 Mergers & Acquisitions
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