Area 1 Security

Area 1 actively identifies and prevents advanced socially engineered cyber attacks. Area 1 Horizon is a cloud-based service that identifies threat campaigns, attacker infrastructure, and attack delivery mechanisms to give advanced warning of and stop targeted phishing attacks during the earliest stages of the attack cycle. Available across different service modules, Area 1 Horizon addresses a variety of use cases, including attack visualization, contextualization, and preemption.

Company Growth (employees)
Menlo Park, US
Size (employees)
63 (est)+4%
Area 1 Security was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

Key People at Area 1 Security

Oren J. Falkowitz

Oren J. Falkowitz

Co-Founder & CEO
Spencer Tall

Spencer Tall

Blake Darche

Blake Darche

Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer
Phil Syme

Phil Syme

Co-Founder & CTO
Mike Flester

Mike Flester

Senior Computer Scientist

Area 1 Security Office Locations

Area 1 Security has offices in Menlo Park, San Francisco, Washington, Redwood City and in 4 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
Menlo Park, CA
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Area 1 Security Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$28 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


Area 1 Security's latest funding round in October 2015 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Area 1 Security has raised $28 m

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Area 1 Security Online and Social Media Presence

Area 1 Security News and Updates

The sudden rise of the headless AI

GUEST: “Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?” “OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.” “Alexa, tell me a joke!” Bots are eating the world. Whether you are an enterprising app developer building the essential software to bring a virtual Taylor Swift into your Slack chats, or just lonely and in nee…

Russian Spies Helped Hack Yahoo, As If Tensions Weren’t High Enough

The Department of Justice pinned a major Yahoo hack on Russia, adding to cyber-tensions between the two companies. The post Russian Spies Helped Hack Yahoo, As If Tensions Weren't High Enough appeared first on WIRED.

Homeland Security Chief Cites Phishing as Top Hacking Threat

An old trick but people still fall for it.

The ransomware dilemma

 More than 90 percent of all phishing emails are now ransomware. The average amount paid via ransomware has grown from $40 in 2009 to $1,000 in 2016. This amount will grow even faster as ransomware moves to enterprise. Read More

From IIoT Security To Quantum Encryption: 105 Cybersecurity Startups In A Market Map

Cybersecurity funding activity has seen dramatic growth over the last four and a half years, peaking in 2015 before leveling off slightly in the first half of this year, amid investor worries that the space is over-funded. We used CB Insights data to … Continued

How Hackers Plan Attacks and Hide Their Tracks

A report exposes attackers' shadowy tactics.
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