Threat Stack

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Threat Stack, Inc.
Private
Industry Computer Software
Founded2012
FounderJen Andre, Jason Meller, and Dustin Webber
Headquarters Boston, MA, United States
Key people
  • Brian M. Ahern, (Chairman and CEO)
  • Sam Bisbee, (CTO)
  • Kevin Durkin, (CFO)
Services Cloud Security, Monitoring of Cloud-based infrastructure
Website threatstack.com   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

Threat Stack, Inc. is an American computer security software company. It bills itself as a provider of cloud security management and compliance solutions delivered using a Software as a service (SaaS) model, which is marketed to businesses and companies of all sizes. The company is a privately held corporation headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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History

Threat Stack was founded in 2012 by Dustin Webber, Jason Meller, and Jen Andre. The company participated in the 2013 Techstars Cloud program in San Antonio, TX.

In June 2015, Brian M. Ahern was named as Chairman and CEO. [1]

In April 2016, the company secured $15.3 million in Series B funding, [2] [3] [4] led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from Accomplice and .406 Ventures for a total investment of more than $26 million. [5] The company was ranked 73rd by Cybersecurity Ventures on the 2018 edition of its Cybersecurity 500 List. [6]

Technologies

Cloud Security Platform

The Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform (CSP) [7] [8] [9] provides continuous security monitoring in cloud environments where network-based controls cannot be deployed. It is a platform-independent solution intended for companies of all sizes operating on-premise or in public, private, or hybrid cloud environments. [10] Threat Stack aims to eliminate the need for multiple point solutions in the cloud, and gives users a single view into integrated workload insights, infrastructure monitoring, vulnerability management, threat intelligence, and compliance reporting. In addition, it allows users to create their own rules and filters in order to more effectively monitor events specific to the needs of their company, organization, or environment. [11]

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