API security

API security startup Pynt raises $6M

“We chose ‘Pynt’ because it’s short, memorable and reflects our love for developers and a good beer,” Pynt co-founder and CEO Tzvika Shneider told me when I asked him abo

ThreatX raises a fresh round of capital to protect APIs and web apps

ThreatX, a vendor selling API protection services to mainly enterprise clients, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Harbert Growth Partners with participation

Ghost Security emerges from stealth to defend APIs and apps from attackers

Ghost Security, which its founders describe as an “app security” company, today emerged from stealth with $15 million in combined funding from 468 Capital, DNX Ventures, and Munich Re Vent

Traceable AI nabs $60M to secure app APIs using machine learning

Traceable AI, a startup offering services designed to protect APIs from cyberattacks, today announced that it raised $60 million in a Series B round led by IVP with participation from BIG Labs, Unusua

Cequence adds $60M Series C to improve API security

When we last checked in with Cequence Security in February 2019, the company had just closed a $17 million Series BĀ and was concentrating on security to protect business logic. While it still does th

Salt Security lands $70M for tech to protect APIs from malicious abuse

APIs make the world go round in tech, but that also makes them a very key target for bad actors: As doorways into huge data troves and services, malicious hackers spent a lot of time looking for ways