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
HQRedwood City, US
Websitearea1security.com
Employee Ratings4.7

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)92
Job Openings12
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Area 1 Security

Phil Syme

Phil Syme

CTO and Co-Founder
Shalabh Mohan

Shalabh Mohan

VP, Products & Marketing
Paul East

Paul East

VP, Engineering
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Area 1 Security Office Locations

Area 1 Security has offices in Redwood City, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and in 2 other locations
Redwood City, US (HQ)
142 Stambaugh St
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Dallas, US
Dallas, TX, USA
Houston, US
Houston, TX, USA
Minneapolis, US
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Washington, US
Washington, DC, USA
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Area 1 Security Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Area 1 Security total Funding

$82.5 m

Area 1 Security latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

Area 1 Security investors

Area 1 Security's latest funding round in June 2020 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Area 1 Security has raised $82.5 m
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Area 1 Security Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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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 Announces New Horizon PhishGuard™ Service at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit -- Area 1 Security, the first and only preemptive Cloud Email Security provider, today announced Horizon PhishGuard™ at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020. Delivering...

Area 1 Security raises $25 million for AI tools to protect against phishing

Area 1 Security, a cybersecurity vendor whose products leverage AI and machine learning to protect against phishing, has raised $25 million.

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

Phishing Attack Defense: North Korean Hacker Playbook Reveals Assembly Line

Phishing Attack Defense: North Korean Hacker Playbook Reveals Assembly LineBy: Jane Wasson | @Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityThe United States government recently formally charged a North Korean hacker in the infamous 2014 Sony phishing attack. Although the Sony attack is old news, the criminal comp…

Security Awareness Training: Can Your People be Patched?

Security Awareness Training: Can Your People be Patched?By: Jane Wasson |@Area1Security | Area 1 SecuritySome things just go together: Bacon and eggs, peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, anti-phishing tech controls and security awareness training.Phishing attacks continue to be the root cause…

By: Kim del Fierro |@Area1Security | Area 1 Security

By: Kim del Fierro |@Area1Security | Area 1 SecurityAttacking a healthcare organization and doing damage in the millions requires no nation-state hacking infrastructure; no creation of code or dodging of firewalls; no encryption or password-breaking. All it requires is an email: a phish.Phishing is …

Exploit Kit Detection and Tracking: How Area 1 Security Preempts Phishing Attacks

Exploit Kit Detection and Tracking: How Area 1 Security Preempts Phishing AttacksBy: Phil Syme |@Area1Security| Area 1 SecurityPhishing is big business. Threat actors easily craft attacks that evade the best security defenses, downloading exploits that infect systems and cause billions of dollars of…

SIEM Security: Accelerate Phishing Detection and Incident Response

SIEM Security: Accelerate Phishing Detection and Incident ResponseBy: Jane WassonThe threat that most often breaches defenses is the phishing attack. One of the biggest challenges for security teams and SIEM security is to quickly and effectively detect these attacks, and then efficiently investigat…

Take the Helm Against Cybercrime: Gartner’s Best Advice Yet on Reinforcing Your Defenses

Take the Helm Against Cybercrime: Gartner’s Best Advice Yet on Reinforcing Your DefensesBy: Kim del Fierro |@Area1Security| Area 1 SecurityIn its 44 pages, Gartner’s new Technical Professional Advice, titled simply, How to Build an Effective Email Security Architecture, offers an unblinking look at …
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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 Phil Syme, Shalabh Mohan and Paul East.

  • How many employees does Area 1 Security have?

    Area 1 Security has 92 employees.

  • Who are Area 1 Security competitors?

    Competitors of Area 1 Security include Cyren, Code42 and ProtectWise.

  • Where is Area 1 Security headquarters?

    Area 1 Security headquarters is located at 142 Stambaugh St, Redwood City.

  • Where are Area 1 Security offices?

    Area 1 Security has offices in Redwood City, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Area 1 Security have?

    Area 1 Security has 6 offices.