Israeli Startup Perception Point Offers E Mail and Cybersecurity Services
The company just raised $28 million.
Perception Point is an Israeli email and collaboration cybersecurity company which offers fast interception of content-based attacks as a service. The company has raised $28 million in s Series B, bringing its total funding to $48 million. The new funding round was led by Red Dot Capital.
Cybersecurity is more important than ever. Hackers are not only motivated by money or politics. They often just like being malicious. So even small companies need to be on their guard and be sure to properly protect their systems. In recent months two different Israeli companies were ransomware attacks by the Black Shadow hackers.
Founded in 2015, Perception Point is a Prevention-as-a-Service company, offering fast interception of any content-based attack across all collaboration channels, including email, cloud storage, CRM apps, and messaging platforms. The company prevents phishing, BEC, spam, malware, Zero-days, and N-days well before it reaches enterprise users. The company boasts that its solution can be deployed in minutes with no change to the enterprise’s infrastructure, the Perception Point solution confirms with any policy and requires zero fuss from IT teams.
The company explains that its technology folds 7 different detection layers to provide a single verdict. It has been recognized by Gartner and has proven time and time again to deliver the most effective ROI when compared to leading cyber solutions. As a result, the company now serves many global enterprises from all sizes and across all verticals, including Telecom, Food & Beverage, Tech, Healthcare, and more.
We’ve got great news to share! We’re happy to announce we raised $28 million in a Series B funding round to be used to advance messaging and collaboration protection for Enterprises @red-dot-capital-partners @Pitango @StateofMindVentures @ngpcapital
— Perception Point (@PerceptionPo1nt) April 21, 2021
“Our prevention-as-a-service approach solves the customers’ most advanced messaging and collaboration security challenges, showing value immediately,” said Yoram Salinger, CEO of Perception Point. “We combine a 7-layer platform that easily and quickly integrates with any application along with a comprehensive Incident Response service to ensure flawless prevention, monitoring, and remediation of any attack.”
In 2020, Perception Point recorded its most successful year since its inception. The company tripled its recurring revenue and expanded its customer portfolio to include users from multiple industries, such as telecom, tech, retail, food and beverage, healthcare, financial services, and more. The company also doubled its number of Fortune 500 customers and developed a strong network of partners, including global resellers and MSSPs.