CyCognito

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CyCognito is a company that develops a cloud-based network security analysis platform designed to discover an organization's security weak spots. It is an external and automatic attack simulation platform that provides organizations with an external analysis of their IT ecosystem in the eyes of a sophisticated attacker, including the primary potential attack vectors that lead to data breaches.
TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Websitecycognito.com
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)99(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at CyCognito

Rob Gurzeev

Rob Gurzeev

CEO and Co-Founder, Director
Dima Potekhin

Dima Potekhin

CTO and Co-Founder, Director
Dan Scheinman

Dan Scheinman

Independent Board Director
Michael Trites

Michael Trites

Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Raphael Reich

Raphael Reich

Vice President of Marketing
Ansh Patnaik

Ansh Patnaik

Senior Vice President of Product Management
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CyCognito Office Locations

CyCognito has offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv-Yafo
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
550 California Ave
Palo Alto, CA, US
420 Florence St #200
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
Ben Avigdor St 18
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
HaMasger St 34
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CyCognito Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2017

CyCognito total Funding

$48 m

CyCognito latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

9 months ago

CyCognito investors

CyCognito's latest funding round in July 2020 was reported to be $30 m. In total, CyCognito has raised $48 m
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CyCognito Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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94/100

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CyCognito Online and Social Media Presence

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CyCognito News and Updates

CyCognito Adds Two Security Industry Veterans to Leadership Team to Meet Growing Demand to Uncover Supply Chain and Attack Surface Risks in 2021

Michael Trites joins as senior vice president of global sales, Ansh Patnaik joins as senior vice president of global product management Michael Trites joins as senior vice president of global sales, Ansh Patnaik joins as senior vice president of global product management

CyCognito and ESG Report Shows Attack Surface Management is Critical But Few Organizations Do It Well

Organizations mostly monitor what they already know about, leaving unknown assets unprotected and open to attackers Organizations mostly monitor what they already know about, leaving unknown assets unprotected and open to attackers

CyCognito Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

CyCognito was recognized in the 2020 report on Cyber and IT Risk Management CyCognito was recognized in the 2020 report on Cyber and IT Risk Management

Cybersecurity startup CyCognito raises $30M in round led by Accel

Cybersecurity startup CyCognito Inc. has raised $30 million in new funding to accelerate its customer acquisition efforts. The Series B round was led by Accel and included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures and UpWest. As part of the deal, Eric Wolford, partner at Accel is joining CyCog…

CyCognito raises $30 million for a bot network that probes potential attack vectors

CyCognito, a company developing bot network technology to probe potential cyberattack vectors, has raised $30 in venture capital.

CyCognito Blogs

Still Required, Not Admired: Traditional Pen Tests

In my role I’m fortunate to talk to and learn from a number of experienced CISOs. Unequivocally, they tell me that traditional penetration (pen) testing isn’t rapid enough or comprehensive enough to evaluate an organization’s entire attack surface. “Pen tests are stale bread,” is how one…

Why On-Going Supply Chain Attacks Set Up an Awful Game of Telephone

You know that game we played as children where we stood in a line and whispered a phrase to the next kid in line, and then they whispered it to the next kid, and so on, and so on down the line? Every time we played, the phrase changed as it went along, and by the end only the kid who sta…

Now Is the Time for External Attack Surface Management

The importance of attack surface management hit a major milestone this week with the release of a Gartner report titled “Emerging Technologies: Critical Insights for External Attack Surface Management," a category Gartner calls EASM for short.

What the Microsoft Exchange Zero-Days Tell Us About the Attack Surface

By now I’m sure that most everyone has heard of the Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities, and hopefully addressed them in their systems. Still, it's definitely worth looking at what these vulnerabilities and the age of the systems they were on says about the temporal complexity of today’s …

Get Started on Zero Trust

Get Started on Zero Trust A practical, 5-step approach based on advice from the experts Digital transformation, adoption of cloud, the disappearing perimeter, and in 2020 the sudden everyone-work-remote push of COVID-19 has super charged the urgency and adoption of a Zero Trust approa…

MITRE ATT&CK - Shift to the left Toward PRE-ATT&CK

The MITRE PRE-ATT&CK framework released in 2017 consisted of 15 tactics and 148 techniques designed to address community concerns about what adversaries are doing before the adversary achieves access.However, it was completely separate from MITRE Enterprise ATT&CK because the Ent…
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CyCognito Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CyCognito founded?

    CyCognito was founded in 2017.

  • Who are CyCognito key executives?

    CyCognito's key executives are Rob Gurzeev, Dima Potekhin and Dan Scheinman.

  • How many employees does CyCognito have?

    CyCognito has 99 employees.

  • Who are CyCognito competitors?

    Competitors of CyCognito include Salt Security, VMRay and CounterCraft​​ .

  • Where is CyCognito headquarters?

    CyCognito headquarters is located at 550 California Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are CyCognito offices?

    CyCognito has offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv-Yafo.

  • How many offices does CyCognito have?

    CyCognito has 4 offices.