Lastline is a company developing a security platform to detect, stop, and manage targeted attacks. It provides network security products that defeat cyberattacks operating within the user's network. The company also offers high-resolution and real-time malware analysis of network, email, web, file, and mobile vectors.

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Parent CompanyVmware
HQSan Mateo, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Lastline was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, US
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Key People/Management at Lastline

Christopher Kruegel

Christopher Kruegel

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Giovanni Vigna

Giovanni Vigna

Co-founder, and Chief Technology Officer
Claire Trimble

Claire Trimble

SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Engin Kirda

Engin Kirda

Co-Founder and Chief Architect
George Chitouras

George Chitouras

SVP, Engineering
Greg Enriquez

Greg Enriquez

SVP and Chief Revenue Officer
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Lastline Office Locations

Lastline has offices in San Mateo, Boston, Goleta, Laxenburg and in 4 other locations
San Mateo, CA, US (HQ)
1825 S Grant St #635
Boston, MA, US
200 Portland St
Goleta, CA, US
6950 Hollister Ave #101
Laxenburg, AT
Am Wassersprung 40
Chiyoda City, JP
MARUNOUCHI TRUST TOWER MAIN, 1-chōme-8-3 Marunouchi
London, GB
Office 3 - 121, 1 Mark Square, Shoreditch
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Lastline Financials and Metrics

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$48.5 m


In total, Lastline had raised $48.5 m. Lastline is a subsidiary of Vmware

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Lastline News and Updates

VMware buys Lastline to improve malware threat detection

Virtualization software giant VMware Inc. said today it has agreed to buy an anti-malware research startup called Lastline Inc. to help it better detect sophisticated network threats. VMware said the acquisition of Lastline, which is expected to close at the end of July, will boost the capabilities…

VMware acquires network security firm Lastline, said to lay off 40% of staff

VMware is acquiring network security firm Lastline, TechCrunch has learned. Since its launch in 2012, Lastline raised about $52.2 million, according to Crunchbase. Investors include Thomvest Ventures, which led the company’s $28.5 million Series C round in 2017; Redpoint and, which led th…

Lastline Adds Wayne Bergland as VP of Sales for Americas to Further Accelerate Revenue Growth

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lastline®, the leader in AI-powered network security, today announced that it has named Wayne Bergland as Sales VP for the Americas, responsible for direct sales throughout the Americas. Wayne is the latest addition to Lastline, joining a ...

Lastline Honored as "Gamechanger of the Year" and "Technology Company of the Year in Network Security"

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lastline®, the leader in AI-powered network security, announced today that it has received three prestigious ACQ5 Global Awards that acknowledge the company's innovation and success. The reader-selected ACQ5 Global Awards focus on...

Lastline Selected to Red Herring Top 100 Global for 2018

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lastline®, the leader in AI-powered network security, today announced that it has been named to the Red Herring Top 100 Global list of leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia. After being included on the Red Herring ...

Lastline Recognized by 2018 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards for Innovation in Threat Detection

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lastline®, the leader in advanced threat protection, today announced that it has been named the winner of the Threat Detection Innovation Award from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top...
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Lastline Blogs

Lastline to be Acquired by VMware

Today I am thrilled to announce that Lastline has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by VMware. The transaction has received the approval of both companies’ Boards, but is potentially subject to certain regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in VMware’s... The pos…

The Importance of Security Software Integrations and How They Influence Purchase Decisions

When it comes to cybersecurity, it’s well understood that there’s no silver bullet. Organizations need a combination of products to effectively implement a layered defense. Having these solutions working together, exchanging information, is essential to improved security as well as managing the work…

Evolution of Excel 4.0 Macro Weaponization

Abstract Excel 4.0 (XL4) macros are becoming increasingly popular for attackers, as security vendors struggle to play catchup and detect them properly. This technique provides attackers a simple and reliable method to get a foothold on a target network, as it simply represents an abuse... The post E…

Mitigate M&A Network Security Risks

Growth Through Acquisition Introduces New Risks When an organization acquires another company, the acquisition team must ensure it has security professionals involved in order to make sure that they don’t expose the acquiring company to threats that may exist undetected on the acquired company’s net…

Being Secure While Working Remotely

[NOTE: Dr. Kirda shared similar thoughts as part of our Lastline Speaks video series.] Like most of you, I’m stuck at home because of the COVID-19 virus. Two questions that I’ve been hearing a lot lately are: Is working remotely secure, and what kind of... The post Being Secure While Working Remotel…

5 Truths about AI in Cybersecurity – Truth #3: Good Training Data Can Be Hard to Get

Truth #2 described how linear classifiers will result in lots of false positives and false negatives. More sophisticated data modeling is needed. And what is necessary for those models to be properly trained is data, lots of data! That is the subject of this post.... The post 5 Truths about AI in Cy…
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Lastline Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lastline founded?

    Lastline was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Lastline key executives?

    Lastline's key executives are Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna and Claire Trimble.

  • How many employees does Lastline have?

    Lastline has 13 employees.

  • Who are Lastline competitors?

    Competitors of Lastline include PerimeterX, TrustArc and Keeper Security.

  • Where is Lastline headquarters?

    Lastline headquarters is located at 1825 S Grant St #635, San Mateo.

  • Where are Lastline offices?

    Lastline has offices in San Mateo, Boston, Goleta, Laxenburg and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lastline have?

    Lastline has 8 offices.