Tuesday, February 14, 2012

AlienVault Raises $8 Million Series B Funding from Trident Capital

AlienVault enables enterprises of all sizes to quickly deploy and operate cost effective unified security management solutions for better threat management and easier PCI/SOX compliance. AlienVault solutions come tightly integrated with dozens of sophisticated open source security tools - Snort, OSSEC, OpenVAS, ntop, Nagios, and more -- all in the box. OSSIM by AlienVault (TM), the de-facto standard Open Source SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) OSSIM has over 160,000 downloads and users in 80 countries and AlienVault customers include defense departments, government organizations, banks and enterprises around the globe. The privately held company is headquartered in Silicon Valley. 

AlienVault, creator of OSSIM, the de-facto standard open source SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solution, announced today that it has closed an $8 million Series B financing led by new investor Trident Capital with participation from existing investors Adara Venture Partners and Neotec. The company has named Trident managing director J. Alberto Yepez Chairman of the Board. Trident principal Michael Biggee also joins the AlienVault Board of Directors.

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