CrowdSec Raises €14M in Series A Funding

CrowdSec, a Paris, France-based provider of a Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) solution, raised €14M in Series A funding.

The round was led by Supernova Invest with participation from Breega.

The company plans to use these funds to increase its team size from 20 to 45, improve its technical infrastructure, boost revenues and expand its U.S. operations. They also plan to use the funds in order to grow its global network, protected, collaborating machines, from several hundred thousands to many millions.

Launched in 2020 by cybersecurity experts Philippe Humeau, Laurent Soubrevilla and Thibault Koechlin, CrowdSec is a cybersecurity startup that produces a participative, open-source intrusion prevention and detection system able to assess the reputation of any IP address based on its behavior.A participative and open source (MITlicense) solution, CrowdSec leverages its user base (“the crowd”) to signal attacks and create a database of malicious IP addresses for all community members to block, generating a real-time, crowdsourced, threat intelligence system that can counter cyber attacks worldwide. CrowdSec provides tailored remediation for more than 50 types of attacks by analysing IP address behavior.

At present, CrowdSec’s community spans 175 countries.



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