Area 1 Security

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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQMenlo Park, US
Websitearea1security.com
Employee Ratings4.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)77(+2%)
Job Openings9

Key People/Management at Area 1 Security

Oren J. Falkowitz

Oren J. Falkowitz

Co-Founder & CEO
Spencer Tall

Spencer Tall

Investor
Blake Darche

Blake Darche

Co-Founder & Chief Security Officer
Phil Syme

Phil Syme

Co-Founder & CTO
Mike Flester

Mike Flester

Senior Computer Scientist
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Area 1 Security Office Locations

Area 1 Security has offices in Menlo Park, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Houston and in 4 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Dallas, US
Dallas, TX, USA
Houston, US
Houston, TX, USA
Minneapolis, US
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Redwood City, US
Redwood City, CA, USA
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Area 1 Security Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Area 1 Security total Funding

$57.5 m

Area 1 Security latest funding size

$32 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Area 1 Security investors

Area 1 Security's latest funding round in October 2018 was reported to be $32 m. In total, Area 1 Security has raised $57.5 m
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Area 1 Security Online and Social Media Presence

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Area 1 Security News and Updates

Area 1 Security Named Google Cloud Global Technology Partner of the Year for Security

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Area 1 Security today announced that it has received the Google Cloud Global Technology Partner of the Year Award for Security. The award was presented at the Partner Summit during Google Cloud Next '19 in San Francisco. Area 1 Security...

Area 1 Security Uncovers Cybersecurity Breach of European Diplomatic Network Initiated By Chinese Government

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Area 1 Security today announced discovery of an ongoing cyber campaign that has gained access into the diplomatic correspondence network of the European Union. Area 1 Security's active sensors and research team began observing technical...

Area 1 Security Blogs

BEC, Credential Harvesting, Ransomware and More: Phishing is Alive, Well, and Malicious

By: Jane Wasson | @Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityAs the Bard himself said, “What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In much the same way, a phish by any other name is still a phish — and just as dangerous.The industry has moved towards a veritable word soup to describe all…

The New Currency of Cyber Threats: PhishCoin

By: Jane Wasson | @Area1Security | Area 1 Security“Trust me.”Cybercrime has relied on this calling card of trust for years to engage with its victims: “Click on this link to login and renew your account.” “Download the attached document and pay your invoice.” Traditionally, threat actors have social…

The Fourth Annual March Hackness Phishing Bracket

By: Shalabh Mohan| @Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityIt’s that time of the year again: busted brackets (Marquette, here’s looking at you!), wrong picks and Cinderella stories. As spring rolls around, another exciting March Madness tournament is upon us, the ultimate college basketball tournament. Fans…

Which Is More Effective Against Phishing Attacks — Area 1 or a SEG?

Which Is More Effective Against Phishing Attacks — Area 1 or a SEG?By: Jane Wasson | @Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityEnterprises today face daunting cybersecurity threats, and a growing number of solutions, most of which promise unbreachable protection. But phishing attacks — the vector for 95 perce…

Reinforce Gmail Security with a Gartner-Recommended Anti-Phishing Service

Reinforce Gmail Security with a Gartner-Recommended Anti-Phishing ServiceBy: Jane Wasson | @Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityWhen Google launched Gmail, the world quickly embraced it as versatile, feature-rich and intuitive — fostering communication and driving productivity.But the happily-ever-after …

Winning the Office 365 Email Phishing Wars

Winning the Office 365 Email Phishing WarsBy: Jane WassonFor users of Office 365 email, it may seem as if the ingenuity of hackers knows no bounds. With its long list of benefits and capabilities, Office 365 is a strategic provider and extraordinarily popular, but it struggles to prevent email phish…
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Area 1 Security Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Area 1 Security founded?

    Area 1 Security was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Area 1 Security key executives?

    Area 1 Security's key executives are Oren J. Falkowitz, Spencer Tall and Blake Darche.

  • How many employees does Area 1 Security have?

    Area 1 Security has 77 employees.

  • Who are Area 1 Security competitors?

    Competitors of Area 1 Security include PSafe, Aqua Security Software and ProtectWise.

  • Where is Area 1 Security headquarters?

    Area 1 Security headquarters is located at Menlo Park, CA, USA, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Area 1 Security offices?

    Area 1 Security has offices in Menlo Park, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Houston and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Area 1 Security have?

    Area 1 Security has 8 offices.