Cobalt

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Cobalt is a company that provides a Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform. It connects human penetration testers with companies looking to test the robustness of their software. Cobalt's features include vulnerability reports, integrated messaging, constant evaluation, smart filtering, push notifications, GitHub + JIRA integration, activity monitoring, and more.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
Websitecobalt.io
Employee Ratings4.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)333(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cobalt

Jacob Hansen

Jacob Hansen

Co-Founder & CEO
Esben Friis Jensen

Esben Friis Jensen

Co-Founder & Advisor
Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong

Chief Strategy Officer
Jakob Storm

Jakob Storm

Co-Founder & Distinguished Product Manager
Christian Hansen

Christian Hansen

Co-Founder & Distinguished Engineer
Georgi Staykov

Georgi Staykov

VP of Engineering
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Cobalt Office Locations

Cobalt has offices in Boston, San Francisco and Berlin
Berlin, DE
Friedrichstraße 68
Boston, MA, US
200 Portland St
San Francisco, CA, US
575 Market St 4th Floor, San Francisco
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Cobalt Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

Cobalt total Funding

$37 m

Cobalt latest funding size

$29 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Cobalt investors

Cobalt's latest funding round in August 2020 was reported to be $29 m. In total, Cobalt has raised $37 m
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Cobalt Operating Metrics

Aug, 2020

Active Customer Accounts

600
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Cobalt Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Cobalt Online and Social Media Presence

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Cobalt Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    95/100

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Cobalt News and Updates

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Global Cobalt Carbonate Market to Witness a Pronounce Growth During 2025

According to this study, over the next five years the Cobalt Carbonate market will register a 6.0%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ 1512.7 million by 2025, from $ 1197.4 million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of …

Global Lithium Cobalt Manganate Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025

According to this study, over the next five years the Lithium Cobalt Manganate market will register a xx%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ xx million by 2025, from $ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of k…

Cobalt Nitrate Market By Manufacturers,Types,Regions And Applications Research Report Forecast To 2024

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Global Cobalt Target Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025

According to this study, over the next five years the Cobalt Target market will register a xx%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ xx million by 2025, from $ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companie…

Eguana Provides California Update and Announces $1 Million Brokered Private Placement to Fund Expanding Cobalt Free Evolve Product Line

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eguana (“Eguana” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: EGT) (OTCQB: EGTYF) is pleased to announce a record order book as of September 30th, 2020 of $23 million, with significant demand contribution coming from US markets and California in particular. Orders …
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Cobalt Blogs

A Pentester’s Guide to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

What’s Cross-Site Scripting?Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are a type of injection, in which malicious scripts are injected into otherwise benign and trusted websites. XSS attacks occur when an attacker uses a web application to send malicious code, generally in the form of a browser side script…

Changelog — October 2020

Changelog — October 2020Check out what we’ve been working on over the past month:Global Navigation — When signing into the platform, users had little visibility of new features and improvements because of the navigation panel’s design. We improved top level navigation controls into a simplified vers…

Design Sprints in Distributed Teams: How We Do it at Cobalt

A design sprint is a powerful tool for teams to work towards a shared vision to design and test features quickly. However, traditionally design sprints require participants to be physically present. As a globally distributed organisation, Cobalt quickly adapted to COVID-19 by becoming a remote-first…

The Cobalt Core: A pentester community built on diversity, collaboration, and learning

What we learned from surveying our global community of pentestersThe Cobalt Core is our highly-experienced, geographically-diverse community of pentesters. The community consists of over 250 members worldwide and has helped Cobalt secure over 2000 applications since 2013.A few months back, we survey…

Lessons From Breweries and Security Teams: The Importance of Thinking Long-Term

In 1759, Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000-year lease on the disused St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin.The annual cost? £45.Over the next two-and-a-half centuries, the company he founded became a global phenomenon that sells over 10 million glasses of stout beer every day. Thanks to its founder’s fore…

A Pentester’s Guide to HTTP Request Smuggling

What is HTTP Request Smuggling?HTTP request smuggling is an attack technique that is conducted by interfering with the processing of requests between the front end and back end servers. The attacker exploits the vulnerability by modifying the request to include another request in the first request’s…
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Cobalt Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cobalt founded?

    Cobalt was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Cobalt key executives?

    Cobalt's key executives are Jacob Hansen, Esben Friis Jensen and Caroline Wong.

  • How many employees does Cobalt have?

    Cobalt has 333 employees.

  • Who are Cobalt competitors?

    Competitors of Cobalt include HackerOne, Netsparker and Attivo Networks.

  • Where are Cobalt offices?

    Cobalt has offices in Boston, San Francisco and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Cobalt have?

    Cobalt has 3 offices.