Sixgill, An Israeli cyber threat intelligence company specializing in deep and dark web surveillance announced today that it is funding a $ 15 million round of financing led by Sonae IM, a Portugal-based fund , and has incorporated REV Venture Partners, based in London. Crowdfunding platform OurCrowd and former investors Elron and Terra Venture Partners also took part in the round.
According to Crunchbase, the company's total funding is $ 21 million.
Sixgill, The company, founded in 2014, plans to use the new funds to expand its efforts in North America, EMEA and APAC. Sixgill intends not only to expand its geographic targeting, but also to expand its product functions, including the Dynamic CVE rating.
The current customer base consists primarily of large corporations, law enforcement agencies and other government agencies as well as other security providers.
Given the focus, this customer list is not a surprise. The company uses its technology to automatically monitor dark web forums and marketplaces for potential threats and then find those that could impact its customers. Users can either access Sixgills through the SaaS platform or install them locally. For companies and agencies that do not have their own staff to operate the service, Sixgills also offers access to internal analysts.
“Sixgill uses advanced automation and artificial intelligence technologies to provide customers with accurate, contextual information. The solution fits seamlessly into the platforms where security teams can coordinate, automate and manage security events, ”said Sharon Wagner, CEO of Sixgill. “The market has made it clear that Sixgill has developed a powerful real-time engine to deal more effectively with the rapidly growing threat landscape. This investment will enable us to grow and expand significantly in 2020. "