Awake Security

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Awake Security is a company developing a privacy-aware solution. It offers an Awake Security Platform which analyzes communications to autonomously discover, profile, and classify devices, users, and applications on any network. It combines federated machine learning, threat intelligence, automated hunting, and investigation to uncover malicious intent from insiders and external attackers. 

HQSanta Clara, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.7
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)60(+20%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Awake Security

Rahul Kashyap

Rahul Kashyap

President & CEO, Director
Keith Amidon

Keith Amidon

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Rudolph Araujo

Rudolph Araujo

VP, Security Strategy, Business Development and Marketing
Randy Cheek

Randy Cheek

VP, Sales
Debabrata Dash

Debabrata Dash

Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist
Jason Bevis

Jason Bevis

VP, Awake Labs
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Awake Security Office Locations

Awake Security has an office in Santa Clara
Santa Clara, CA, US (HQ)
5453 Great America Pkwy
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Awake Security Financials and Metrics

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Awake Security total Funding

$67 m

Awake Security latest funding size

$36 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Awake Security investors

Awake Security's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $36 m. In total, Awake Security has raised $67 m
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Awake Security News and Updates

Arista Announces Acquisition of Awake Security

SANTA CLARA, Calif., September 28, 2020 -- Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), a leader in cognitive cloud networking, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Awake Security , a Network Detection and Response (NDR) platform provider that combines artificial intelligence (…

Awake Security Blogs

Kaseya Supply Chain Breach – Threat Detection and Investigation with the Awake Security Platform

Overview The world was hit with a one-two punch of cyber threats over the last couple of weeks. Within days of each other, several 0-day proof of concept exploits were released affecting all domain controllers (aka: PrintNightmare), then the Kaseya supply chain compromise affecting over 1,000 compan…

PrintNightmare: Using Network Detection and Response to Uncover CVE-2021-1675 and CVE-2021-34527 Exploitation Activity

Overview Several days ago proof of concept exploit code for an unpatched vulnerability affecting domain controllers was accidently released into the wild. These vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-1675 and CVE-2021-34527) enable remote code executive via the Microsoft Windows Print Spooler service. In this bl…

Catching the White Stork in Flight

Executive Summary Arista’s Awake Labs team responded to a cybersecurity incident with a campaign that has been active since at least October 2020, which we are labeling Operation White Stork. This campaign utilized multiple techniques and tools including Cobalt Strike Beacon, the MetaSploit Framewor…

Mapping the Attack: Using Situations to Visualize an IcedID / Cobalt Strike Compromise

A real-world scenario A couple of weeks ago, the Awake Labs team published a blog on the detection and investigation of Cobalt Strike Beacon which led to the uncovering of an IcedID infection. Today, we are going to take a deeper dive into a particular feature of the Awake Network Detection and Resp…

Breaking the Ice: Detecting IcedID and Cobalt Strike Beacon with Network Detection and Response (NDR)

It has become something of an Internet meme that Cobalt Strike is everywhere. Cobalt Strike Beacon is seen in a myriad of investigations, so security operations as well as incident response teams must be able to detect and effectively remediate this heavily utilized post exploitation tool. Arista’s …

The Unseen One: Hades Ransomware Gang or Hafnium

Threat Intelligence from Hades Incident Response Engagements When you talk about ransomware threat actors, the image that is conjured up is one of ruthless mercenaries looking to make a quick buck. Unfortunately, much of the security industry operates under this assumption, and perhaps fails to look…
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Awake Security Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Awake Security founded?

    Awake Security was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Awake Security key executives?

    Awake Security's key executives are Rahul Kashyap, Keith Amidon and Rudolph Araujo.

  • How many employees does Awake Security have?

    Awake Security has 60 employees.

  • Who are Awake Security competitors?

    Competitors of Awake Security include Darktrace, ExtraHop Networks and Niksun.

  • Where is Awake Security headquarters?

    Awake Security headquarters is located at 5453 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara.

  • Where are Awake Security offices?

    Awake Security has an office in Santa Clara.

  • How many offices does Awake Security have?

    Awake Security has 1 office.