๐Ÿ’ฐ Security, Funded #7

The Security, Funded newsletter issue #7 - Cybersecurity funding and M&A news from the week of August 16th, 2021.

Mike P
Mike P

Table of Contents


  • 7 companies raised $74.0M

By Category

  • $30.0M for Identity and Access Management
  • $20.0M for Data Protection
  • $12.9M for IoT Security
  • $10.3M for Security Operations
  • $400.0K for Cybersecurity Education
  • $390.0K for Privacy

By Company

  • Teleport, a platform that creates unified remote access to internet resources via ephemeral certificates, raised a $30.0M Series B.
  • Baffle, a de-identification and encryption platform for data analytics pipelines, raised a $20.0M Series B.
  • TXOne Networks, a company offering cybersecurity solutions to protect industrial control systems (ICS), raised a $12.9M Series A.
  • Blumira, a cloud SIEM with automated detection and response capabilities, raised a $10.3M Series A.
  • CAPSLOCK, an intensive bootcamp platform that re-skills adults to become cybersecurity professionals, raised a $400.0K Pre-Seed.
  • Syntonym, a platform that lets you anonymize visual data in a GDPR-compliant way, raised a $390.0K Seed.
  • Rubrik, a data management platform focusing on zero-trust data protection, raised an undisclosed amount on a Corporate Round.

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