Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Cloud

5/25/2016
02:00 PM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

Votiro Raises $4 Million in Series A Round to Neutralize Zero-Day Threats

Entirely self-funded since 2010, Votiro will use the new capital to further enhance its solutions and expand its global reach.

TEL AVIV—May 25, 2016. Votiro, a global provider of secure email gateway solutions with patented Zero-Day Exploit Protection technology, announced today the completion of a $4 million financing round led exclusively by Redfield Asset Management. The capital will be used to expand Votiro’s team and continue the rapid growth of the Company’s patented solutions and product portfolio. As part of the investment, Mr. Wrix Gasteen will join Votiro’s board as Executive Director, Asia Pacific based in Singapore.

Votiro was founded in 2010 by Itay Glick and Aviv Grafi, both veterans of the Israel Defense Forces’ elite cyberwarfare division (unit 8200), and a team of senior security experts with experience in both the public and private intelligence and security sectors.

With the sophisticated nature of today’s cyber attacks, secure email gateway solutions struggle to properly protect organizations from malicious email. Most cybersecurity solutions are designed to combat known threats, but when unknown threats—such as zero-day or undisclosed exploits—penetrate an enterprise’s network, the cost and the harm to the company’s reputation can be devastating.

By disarming threats in all files attached to incoming email messages, Votiro’s neutralization technology prevents zero-day exploits from penetrating an organization’s network. To neutralize unknown and zero-day threats, Votiro processes all attachments and removes all active code. The cleansed attachments, which preserve the integrity and functionality of the original files, can then safely continue on to the organization’s email server.

“With sandbox security solutions easily evaded, the need for an innovative and signature-less security solution has never been more crucial,” said Itay Glick, CEO and co-founder of Votiro. “This new capital will enable us to continue strengthening our offering and expanding our global reach in strategic markets.”

Mr. Gasteen has worked with several high-growth companies, serving as chief executive officer of Asia Pacific organizations with an annual turnover of billions of dollars. “Votiro’s offering is unique in the market, and I am glad to be joining the company,” said Gasteen. “This high-growth market presents a substantial opportunity for Votiro.”

“We believe that as cyber attacks increase, Votiro’s comprehensive and easy-to-deploy technology, which addresses a major security gap, is becoming a must in any company’s cybersecurity strategy,” said Gaelan Bloomfield, managing director of Redfield Asset Management. “Votiro has a strong, innovative and very talented team.”

About Votiro

Votiro provides organizations with protection against undisclosed and zero-day exploits that are used in cyber attacks. The company's secure email gateway and patented Zero-Day Exploit Protection technology cleanse incoming files of potential cyber threats. Founded in 2010, Votiro is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with sales offices in the United States and Singapore. Over the last year, Votiro has experienced significant growth and is now protecting hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of employees.Customers include small and large enterprises, banks and other financial institutions, government agencies, energy and utility companies, telecommunications service providers, and health organizations, all of which rely on Votiro solutions to protect their critical IT infrastructure and sensitive data.

 

For more information about Votiro, see http://www.votiro.com and join us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About Redfield

Redfield Asset Management is a boutique investment and advisory group based out of Sydney, Australia. Redfield provides value add investment to emerging companies. With a strong management team and advisory board Redfield partners and develops with companies in its portfolio to enhance growth.

Media Contact: Idan Yatziv

[email protected]

 

 

Recommended Reading:

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
NSA Appoints Rob Joyce as Cyber Director
Dark Reading Staff 1/15/2021
Vulnerability Management Has a Data Problem
Tal Morgenstern, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Vulcan Cyber,  1/14/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
2020: The Year in Security
Download this Tech Digest for a look at the biggest security stories that - so far - have shaped a very strange and stressful year.
Flash Poll
Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises
Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises
COVID-19 has created a new IT paradigm in the enterprise -- and a new level of cybersecurity risk. This report offers a look at how enterprises are assessing and managing cyber-risk under the new normal.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-11997
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
Apache Guacamole 1.2.0 and earlier do not consistently restrict access to connection history based on user visibility. If multiple users share access to the same connection, those users may be able to see which other users have accessed that connection, as well as the IP addresses from which that co...
CVE-2020-27266
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
In SOOIL Developments Co., Ltd Diabecare RS, AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A, a client-side control vulnerability in the insulin pump and its AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A mobile applications allows physically proximate attackers to bypass user authentication checks via Bluetooth Low Energy.
CVE-2020-27268
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
In SOOIL Developments Co., Ltd Diabecare RS, AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A, a client-side control vulnerability in the insulin pump and its AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A mobile applications allows physically proximate attackers to bypass checks for default PINs via Bluetooth Low Energy.
CVE-2020-27269
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
In SOOIL Developments Co., Ltd Diabecare RS, AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A, the communication protocol of the insulin pump and its AnyDana-i and AnyDana-A mobile applications lacks replay protection measures, which allows unauthenticated, physically proximate attackers to replay communication sequences vi...
CVE-2020-28707
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
The Stockdio Historical Chart plugin before 2.8.1 for WordPress is affected by Cross Site Scripting (XSS) via stockdio_chart_historical-wp.js in wp-content/plugins/stockdio-historical-chart/assets/ because the origin of a postMessage() event is not validated. The stockdio_eventer function listens fo...