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Capsule8 is a Brooklyn-based startup delivering the industry’s first container-aware, real-time threat protection for legacy and next-gen Linux infrastructures. Founded by experienced hackers and seasoned security entrepreneurs, Capsule8 is making it possible for Linux-powered enterprises to modernize without compromise.

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Employees (est.) (May 2019)39

Key People/Management at Capsule8

John Viega

John Viega

CEO & Co-Founder
Jim Bandanza

Jim Bandanza

Meg O’Leary

Meg O’Leary

CMO & Head of People
Pete Markowsky

Pete Markowsky

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Brandon Edwards

Brandon Edwards

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Kelly Shortridge

Kelly Shortridge

VP Product Strategy
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Capsule8 Office Locations

Capsule8 has an office in Boston
Boston, US
200 Portland St
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Capsule8 Financials and Metrics

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Capsule8 total Funding

$23.5 m

Capsule8 latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

Capsule8 investors

Capsule8's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Capsule8 has raised $23.5 m
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Hybrid clouds susceptible to zero-day exploits, finds survey

Hybrid cloud complexity creating security challenges Container security company Capsule8 recently released a survey conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) in November 2017 exploring trends in hybrid cloud security. Among these trends, the survey found the complexity of hybrid cloud environment…

Capsule8 pulls in $6 mln Series A

Brooklyn, New York-based Capsule8, a cybersecurity startup, has closed $6 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round. In addition to the funding, ClearSky Security Managing Director Jay Leek has joined Capsule8's board of directors.

Capsule8 Blogs

A Buffer Buffet for Data Sampling

CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091 Yesterday, three data sampling side channel vulnerabilities were disclosed in Intel CPUs by a whole bunch of smart researchers. Intel is calling them “microarchitectural data sampling” … Read of "A Buffer Buffet for Data Sampling" Th…

Linux Security Fun With Webhooks

At Capsule8, we want to let you work the way you prefer working rather than forcing new workflows on you. To realize this philosophy, we designed Capsule8 to be super … Read of "Linux Security Fun With Webhooks" The post Linux Security Fun With Webhooks appeared first on Capsule8.

The Methods to our Madness: How Capsule8’s Detection Methods Work

One of the best weapons in defending against attackers is speed. The ability to detect an attacker’s attempts as soon as it happens, and in turn shut it down before … Read of "The Methods to our Madness: How Capsule8’s Detection Methods Work" The post The Methods to our Madness: How Capsule8’s D…

Search No Further: Capsule8 Supports Google Cloud Security Command Center with Security Partner Integration

Today is another big day for Capsule8. We officially announced that we are included as a Security Partner Integration within the newly launched Google Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC). … Read of "Search No Further: Capsule8 Supports Google Cloud Security Command Center with Security Par…

Apache CARPE DIEM: CVE-2019-0211

Recently, Charles Fol blogged about his privilege escalation bug in Apache, CVE-2019-0211, aka “CARPE DIEM” (seize the 0day, comrades!). This affects Apache HTTP Server versions 2.4.17 through version 2.4.38 (from … Read of "Apache CARPE DIEM: CVE-2019-0211" The post Apache CARPE DIEM: CVE-2019-…

Different Approaches to Linux Monitoring

In case you hadn’t heard, Linux is a big deal. It’s used in the vast majority of production systems, the ones running the apps and services everyone uses. But, as … Read of "Different Approaches to Linux Monitoring" The post Different Approaches to Linux Monitoring appeared first on Capsule8.
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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 Meg O’Leary.

  • How many employees does Capsule8 have?

    Capsule8 has 39 employees.

  • Who are Capsule8 competitors?

    Competitors of Capsule8 include Cyberlytic, Recorded Future and Unfraud.

  • Where are Capsule8 offices?

    Capsule8 has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Capsule8 have?

    Capsule8 has 2 offices.