AlienVault

  • AlienVault plug-in searches for stolen passwords on Dark Web

    AlienVault plug-in searches for stolen passwords on Dark Web

    When it comes to password breaches on public sites like Adobe, LinkedIn and Yahoo!, there are some known knowns. For instance, there’s a decent chance those credentials will end up for sale on a black market site on that mysterious part of the internet known as the “Dark Web.” That matters for a couple of reasons. First of all, research suggests that a lot of folks use the… Read More

  • AlienVault Secures $52M Round With Eye Toward IPO

    AlienVault Secures $52M Round With Eye Toward IPO

    AlienVault, a company that delivers a hybrid threat management solutions combined with a crowd-sourced threat intelligence platform, announced a $52 million investment round today. The company boasts 24,000 registered users with 2,200 paying customers and has been adding 300-400 customers every quarter. Investors liked the growth trajectory and decided to pursue a round, company CEO… Read More

  • AlienVault Announces More Social Threat Exchange

    AlienVault Announces More Social Threat Exchange

    AlienVault, a cybersecurity firm aimed at SMBs, announced the Beta of Open Threat Exchange (OTX) 2.0. The company bills it as a threat intelligence sharing platform, and the social component it has added in the latest version enables members to discuss security threats on a social network. In the prior version, it simply updated threat information automatically in the background from… Read More

  • AlienVault Grabs $22M From Kleiner, Sigma To Bring Open Source Security To Government, Higher Ed & More

    AlienVault Grabs $22M From Kleiner, Sigma To Bring Open Source Security To Government, Higher Ed & More

    Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of high profile hacks and cyber attacks and, as a result, both government and enterprise finally began making security a priority and addressing it from the top down. AlienVault, a California and Madrid-based startup that provides unified management of critical security systems across networks, like threat detection… Read More

  • On The Heels Of Nabbing 7 HP Execs, Cyber Security Startup AlienVault Raises $8 Million

    On The Heels Of Nabbing 7 HP Execs, Cyber Security Startup AlienVault Raises $8 Million

    Two weeks ago, we covered a fast-growing security startup called AlienVault, which had just stolen seven senior HP security executives. At the time, Barmak Meftah, who left HP Fortify to become president and chief executive at AlienVault told us that the allure was the startup’s technology, which he said is “one of the more widely-deployed Security Information and Event… Read More

  • Cyber Security Startup AlienVault Nabs Seven Senior HP Security Execs

    Cyber Security Startup AlienVault Nabs Seven Senior HP Security Execs

    In September 2010, HP acquired Fortify Software for what Forbes reported was about $265 million and was later folded into HP’s Software Division. Founded in 2003, Fortify makes products and services designed to protect companies from security threats in business software applications, and raised $40 million in 2003 from Kleiner Perkins and Sigma Partners. Today, we’ve learned that… Read More