Cofense

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Cofense (formerly known as PhishMe) is a provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions. It offers security awareness services including penetration testing, social engineering, abuse management, incident response, and forensics, which helps organizations improve security and reduce the risk of compromise. The company serves critical infrastructure, financial services, government, healthcare, higher education, legal and professional services, manufacturing, energy, and technology markets.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQLeesburg, VA, US
Websitecofense.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)415
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Cofense

Rohyt Belani

Rohyt Belani

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Aaron Higbee

Aaron Higbee

Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
Mel Wesley

Mel Wesley

Chief Financial Officer
Keith Ibarguen

Keith Ibarguen

Chief Product Officer
Brandi Moore

Brandi Moore

Chief Operating Officer
Shane McGee

Shane McGee

General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer
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Cofense Office Locations

Cofense has offices in Leesburg, Birmingham, Melbourne, Cork and in 4 other locations
Leesburg, VA, US (HQ)
1602 Village Market Blvd SE #400leesburg
Birmingham, AL, US
Wells Fargo Tower, 420 20th St N #1825birmingham
Melbourne, AU
17/570 Bourke St
Cork, IE
134, Phoenix House, Monahan Rd, Ballintemple
Chiyoda City, JP
Level 27 Tokyo Sankei Building 1-7-2
Singapore, SG
60 Albert St, 14 01
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Cofense Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

Cofense total Funding

$58 m

Cofense latest funding size

$42.5 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Cofense investors

Cofense's latest funding round in July 2016 was reported to be $42.5 m. In total, Cofense has raised $58 m
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Cofense Operating Metrics

Cofense's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 2 k in Feb, 2022.
Feb, 2022

Data Centers

5

Enterprise Customers

2 k

Patents (US)

6

Trademarks (US)

10

Cofense Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CyberfishApril 07, 2021
Malcovery SecurityOctober 15, 2015
Cofense GmbH
Cofense Ireland Limited
Cofense Ltd.

Cofense Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Cofense Online and Social Media Presence

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Cofense Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    78/100

  • Compensation

    A

    82/100

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Cofense News and Updates

BlackRock is reportedly in talks to take over Cofense after US security concerns

BlackRock, an investor in Cofense, is in advanced talks to take over the U.S. cybersecurity firm.

Cofense Report Reveals Weaknesses in Secure Email Gateways, Illustrates Critical Role of Human Intelligence in Phishing Defense

2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review highlights the latest evolutions to threat actor campaigns and enhanced capacity for malware to evade perimeter controls and penetrate user inboxes LEESBURG, Va., June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing...

Cofense Partners with NINJIO to Bring Hollywood-Style Storytelling to Security Awareness Offering

LEESBURG, Va., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cofense™, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, announced a partnership with NINJIO, a leading creator of cyber security awareness training. NINJIO'S cyber security content will be accessible by customers using the Cofense...

Cybersecurity firm Cofense says Pamplona to sell stake after U.S. probe

U.S. cybersecurity firm Cofense Inc said on Wednesday that buyout firm Pamplona Capital Management is seeking to sell its stake in the company following a year-long probe by U.S. national security regulators.

Cofense Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Cofense™, the leading provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions world-wide, announced it was named a leader in Gartner's November 2018 Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Cofense has been recognized as ...

Cofense SOARs Above Existing Security Orchestration and Automation Offerings Leveraging Human-Intelligence to Stop Active Cyber Attacks

LEESBURG, Va., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cofense™, the leading provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions worldwide, today announced the introduction of the industry's first Phishing-Specific Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform to help organizations...
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Cofense Blogs

SEG Effectiveness: Three Takeaways from the 2022 State of Phishing Report

The post SEG Effectiveness: Three Takeaways from the 2022 State of Phishing Report appeared first on Cofense.

Hackers Utilize SwissTransfer To Deploy Phishing Scam

The post Hackers Utilize SwissTransfer To Deploy Phishing Scam appeared first on Cofense.

Cofense Earns 2022 Top Rated Award from TrustRadius

The post Cofense Earns 2022 Top Rated Award from TrustRadius appeared first on Cofense.

5 Tips to Thwart Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

The post 5 Tips to Thwart Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks appeared first on Cofense.

10 Enhancements to the Cofense Triage and ServiceNow Security Incident Response Integration

The post 10 Enhancements to the Cofense Triage and ServiceNow Security Incident Response Integration appeared first on Cofense.

Energy/Infrastructure Enterprises Targeted by HTML Phishing Campaign

The post Energy/Infrastructure Enterprises Targeted by HTML Phishing Campaign appeared first on Cofense.
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Cofense Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cofense founded?

    Cofense was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Cofense key executives?

    Cofense's key executives are Rohyt Belani, Aaron Higbee and Mel Wesley.

  • How many employees does Cofense have?

    Cofense has 415 employees.

  • Who are Cofense competitors?

    Competitors of Cofense include Modern Technology Solutions, Mimecast and BlueVoyant.

  • Where is Cofense headquarters?

    Cofense headquarters is located at 1602 Village Market Blvd SE #400leesburg, Leesburg.

  • Where are Cofense offices?

    Cofense has offices in Leesburg, Birmingham, Melbourne, Cork and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cofense have?

    Cofense has 8 offices.