Capsule8

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Capsule8 is a Brooklyn-based startup delivering container-aware, real-time threat protection for legacy and next-gen Linux infrastructures. Its solution provides continuous security across the entire containerized and virtualized production environment in real-time.

TypePrivate
Founded2016
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitecapsule8.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)25(-24%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Capsule8

John Viega

John Viega

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Jim Bandanza

Jim Bandanza

Chief Revenue Officer
Brandon Edwards

Brandon Edwards

Co-Founder, Chief Scientist
Anusha Parisutham

Anusha Parisutham

Product Marketing Director
Scott Kenerly

Scott Kenerly

Chief Financial Officer
Austin Britt

Austin Britt

Director, Sales Engineering
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Capsule8 Office Locations

Capsule8 has offices in New York and Boston
New York, NY, US (HQ)
40 Exchange Pl
Boston, MA, US
200 Portland St
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Capsule8 Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2016

Capsule8 total Funding

$30 m

Capsule8 latest funding size

$6.5 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Capsule8 investors

Capsule8's latest funding round in August 2019 was reported to be $6.5 m. In total, Capsule8 has raised $30 m
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Capsule8 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Capsule8 Online and Social Media Presence

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Capsule8 News and Updates

Sophos snaps up Linux attack protection startup Capsule8

Cybersecurity firm Sophos Group plc announced today it has acquired Linux attack protection startup Capsule8 Inc. for an undisclosed price. Founded in 2016, Capsule8 offers an attack detection platform built for Linux production environments. The service provides detection to customers whether they…

Sophos Acquires Capsule8 to Bring Powerful and Lightweight Linux Server and Cloud Container Security to its Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem (ACE)

Deal Expands the Sophos Portfolio of Detection and Response Solutions and Services for Underprotected Server and Cloud Environments Deal Expands the Sophos Portfolio of Detection and Response Solutions and Services for Underprotected Server and Cloud Environments

Capsule8 Announces 196% ARR Growth Over 2020

NEW YORK, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Propelled by its FY2020 momentum, Capsule8, the pioneer behind “ops-friendly” Linux security, today announced it wrapped up its first quarter with record growth and bookings. This achievement also marks the third consecutive quarter of seven-digit sales…

Capsule8 Accelerates Momentum Amid Increased Cloud Adoption, Reports 170% YoY Revenue Growth

Product Enhancements, New Hires Enable Improved Protections Against Linux Threats Product Enhancements, New Hires Enable Improved Protections Against Linux Threats

Capsule8 Launches New Channel Partner Program

NEW YORK, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- - Capsule8, the pioneer behind production-ready infrastructure security for Linux systems, today announced the launch of its new partner program, Capitalize, to extend its reach to enable channel partners including value added resellers (VARs), managed …

Capsule8 Strengthens Customer Support and Partnership Leadership

Critical new hires expand the company’s growing customer support and sales organizations Critical new hires expand the company’s growing customer support and sales organizations
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Capsule8 Blogs

Hacking Failure to Build Resilience

In Part One of our discussion on cyber resilience, we discussed the role of resilience as a core component of security. Drawing from a panel discussion led by Kelly Shortridge at the third annual Cloud Native Security Summit (CNSS), hosted by Capsule8 along with Open Raven and Snowflake, post emphas…

Resilience as a Core Component of Successful Security

Closing out the 3rd Annual Cloud Native Security Summit (CNSS), hosted by Capsule8 along with Open Raven and Snowflake, was the “#realtalk on Resilience” session moderated by Kelly Shortridge. The panel featured Bea Hughes, Security Engineer at PagerDuty, Prima Virani, Search Security Engineer at Se…

Software and Skydiving: Meet Matt Messier!

Our talented team at Capsule8 is full of “cloud experts” but there is one standout who gets a little closer to the cloud than the rest of us…literally. Meet Capsule8 Principal Software Engineer and Skydiving Extraordinaire Matt Messier!  Matt has been a part of Capsule8 for four years, almost since …

The Scope and Impact of President Biden’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity

With cyber-attacks moving from small-scale assaults on private businesses to sweeping strikes on national infrastructure, the Federal Government is shifting resources and implementing new rules and regulations to address the growing challenge. On May 12, President Biden signed an executive order ent…

Achieving Compliance in a Cloud-Native World

One of the recurring challenges faced by companies adopting a cloud-native approach is achieving compliance. As organizations move ahead at speed on their digital transformation journey, cloud-native technologies remain key drivers in pursuing the optimization of business processes, culture, and cus…

Resiliency Part 3 of 3: “Cattle, Not Pets,” Leveraging CI/CD Practices and the Concept of Reverse Uptime

Part 1: What is Resiliency and How Can We Apply to All Phases of Attack? Part 2: Using Misinformation and Intentional Failures to Your Advantage Part 3: Cattle, Not Pets, Leveraging CI/CD Practices and the Concept of Reverse Uptime As we conclude this series about resiliency, you’ll recall that we’v…
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Capsule8 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Capsule8 founded?

    Capsule8 was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Capsule8 key executives?

    Capsule8's key executives are John Viega, Jim Bandanza and Brandon Edwards.

  • How many employees does Capsule8 have?

    Capsule8 has 25 employees.

  • Who are Capsule8 competitors?

    Competitors of Capsule8 include Government Acquisitions, Anomali and CECIMO.

  • Where is Capsule8 headquarters?

    Capsule8 headquarters is located at 40 Exchange Pl, New York.

  • Where are Capsule8 offices?

    Capsule8 has offices in New York and Boston.

  • How many offices does Capsule8 have?

    Capsule8 has 2 offices.