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Accellion is a company that develops a cloud-based cybersecurity platform intended to prevent data breaches and compliance violations from third-party cyber risk. Its platform secures a single point of access to content stored in existing enterprise content sources, enabling organizations to connect all their content to the people and systems that are part of their critical business processes.
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.4

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)186(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Accellion

Jonathan Yaron

Jonathan Yaron

Chairman and CEO
Yaron Galant

Yaron Galant

Chief Product Officer
Joel York

Joel York

Chief Marketing Officer
Kurt Michael

Kurt Michael

Chief Revenue Officer
Frank Balonis

Frank Balonis

Chief Information Security Officer
Laureen Smith

Laureen Smith

Global Vice President - Business Development & CISO Relations
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Accellion Office Locations

Accellion has offices in Palo Alto and Singapore
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
1804 Embarcadero Rd #200
Singapore, SG
750C Chai Chee Rd, Viva Business Park
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Accellion Financials and Metrics

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Accellion total Funding

$133.4 m

Accellion latest funding size

$120 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Accellion investors

Accellion's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $120 m. In total, Accellion has raised $133.4 m
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Accellion Operating Metrics

Accellion's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 3 k in Apr, 2020. Accellion's Users was reported to be 25 m in Apr, 2020.
Apr, 2020

Enterprise Customers

3 k


25 m
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Accellion Cybersecurity Score

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Accellion News and Updates

Accellion FTA Customers Migrate to Kiteworks to Protect Their Most Sensitive Data

The majority of Accellion’s FTA customers have migrated to Kiteworks in just the first sixty days since the January 2021 zero-day vulnerability was resolved. Accellion is proud to announce these FTA customers have chosen to continue their relationship with Accellion by migrating to Accellion’s moder…

The Accellion Breach Keeps Getting Worse—and More Expensive

What started as a few vulnerabilities in firewall equipment has snowballed into a global extortion spree.

Mandiant Issues Final Report Regarding Accellion FTA Attack

Mandiant validates full remediation of all known security vulnerabilities in the FTA product Mandiant validates full remediation of all known security vulnerabilities in the FTA product

Accellion Provides Update to FTA Security Incident Following Mandiant’s Preliminary Findings

Mandiant Identifies Criminal Threat Actor and Mode of Attacks Mandiant Identifies Criminal Threat Actor and Mode of Attacks

RBNZ governor blames data hack on Accellion

Reserve Bank of New Zealand govenor Adrian Orr has placed the blame for a recent file sharing breach squarely on the shoulders of tech provider Accellion

Accellion Provides Update to Recent FTA Security Incident

All Known Vulnerabilities Closed and Migration Efforts Continue All Known Vulnerabilities Closed and Migration Efforts Continue
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Accellion Blogs

MFT for GDPR Compliance [Penalties, Solutions & Security]

Using MFT for GDPR compliance is a game-changer for companies across the world. How can your company benefit from MFT? Keep reading to learn how. What is MFT? Managed file transfer (MFT) protocol uses administrative controls, security protocols, like HTTPS or SFTP, and automation to share data both …

SFTP Security – Is It Truly Secure?

Is SFTP enough to keep my files secure when shared? We understand the worry and have compiled ways to keep your data as secure as possible through SFTP. Is SFTP transfer encrypted? Yes, SFTP encrypts everything being transferred over the SSH data stream; from the authentication of the users to the a…

GDPR Compliance & Email Marketing [Opt-In, Consent & More]

GDPR requires marketing emails to get consent. How do you do that? We’ll cover how to obtain consent and how to keep your emails GDPR compliant. Are emails GDPR compliant? The answer is usually no. Emails by their nature contain personal information which subjects them to GDPR compliance. To be comp…

Best HIPAA Compliant File Sharing Services & Considerations

What’s the best HIPAA compliant file sharing solution? Choosing badly makes the difference between secure protected health information (PHI) or costly breaches. Since Google Drive is popular with so many people, you might be wondering: is Google Drive HIPAA compliant? No. Google Drive, by itself, is…

HIPAA Security Rule [What It Is & Necessary Safeguards]

The HIPAA security rule is vital in protecting ePHI. To understand this rule, you need to know the necessary safeguards and how to apply them to your organization. What is the HIPAA security rule? The HIPAA Security Rule created regulations to protect someone’s personal health information when used …

[HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage] Secure & Private Storage

Which HIPAA compliant cloud storage provider is best? We’ll explore the top options, features, and pricing to help you choose the best one. Is Google Drive HIPAA compliant? No, Google Drive is not HIPAA compliant in its default form. An organization needs to sign a business associate agreement with …
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Accellion Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Accellion founded?

    Accellion was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Accellion key executives?

    Accellion's key executives are Jonathan Yaron, Yaron Galant and Joel York.

  • How many employees does Accellion have?

    Accellion has 186 employees.

  • Who are Accellion competitors?

    Competitors of Accellion include Dropbox, GlobalSCAPE and BluBracket.

  • Where is Accellion headquarters?

    Accellion headquarters is located at 1804 Embarcadero Rd #200, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Accellion offices?

    Accellion has offices in Palo Alto and Singapore.

  • How many offices does Accellion have?

    Accellion has 2 offices.