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Prevoty Funding Shows Impact of Major Security Breaches

By  |  Dec. 5, 2017 10:01 AM PST
Photo: An Equifax slide on display during a congressional hearing into Equifax's data breach in October. Photo by Bloomberg.

Security startup Prevoty, which sells application security designed to help companies spot cyber threats, has landed $13 million in Series B funding, the company says. It is a sign that the steady stream of major hacks at companies is focusing attention on technology aimed at securing business applications.

The funding was led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity, with participation from U.S. Venture Partners and other investors. It is one of a spate of startup fundings lately in the application security market, including HackerOne’s $40 million fundraising in February, Contrast Security raising $30 million in October and Signal Sciences raising $15 million in May.

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