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DefenseStorm (formerly Praesidio) is a Security Data Platform that watches everything on the network and matches it to the policies, providing cybersecurity management that is safe, compliant and cost effective. Built from the ground up in the cloud, DefenseStorm unifies detection, investigation, reporting, and compliance into a single place to manage cybersecurity data.

HQAlpharetta, US
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)66(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at DefenseStorm

Edgardo Nazario

Edgardo Nazario

Chief Product Officer & Co‑Founder, Director
Alex Hernandez

Alex Hernandez

Vice President, Emerging Technology
Paige Barry

Paige Barry

Vice President, Customer Solutions
Bob Thibodeaux

Bob Thibodeaux

Chief Information Security Officer
Jeff Lunsford

Jeff Lunsford

Chairman of the Board & Co‑Founder
Harold Brewer

Harold Brewer

Vice Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder
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DefenseStorm Office Locations

DefenseStorm has offices in Alpharetta and Seattle
Alpharetta, US (HQ)
1720 Windward Concourse #275
Seattle, US
619 Western Ave #610
Seattle, US
Dexter Horton Building, 710 2nd Ave #310
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DefenseStorm Financials and Metrics

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DefenseStorm total Funding

$29.9 m

DefenseStorm latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

DefenseStorm investors

DefenseStorm's latest funding round in July 2019 was reported to be $15 m. In total, DefenseStorm has raised $29.9 m
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DefenseStorm Online and Social Media Presence

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DefenseStorm News and Updates

DefenseStorm raises $15 million for automated cybersecurity and compliance solutions

Georgia-based cybersecurity and compliance startup DefenseStorm announced that it has raised $15 million in venture capital.

DefenseStorm Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DefenseStorm founded?

    DefenseStorm was founded in 2014.

  • Who are DefenseStorm key executives?

    DefenseStorm's key executives are Edgardo Nazario, Alex Hernandez and Paige Barry.

  • How many employees does DefenseStorm have?

    DefenseStorm has 66 employees.

  • Who are DefenseStorm competitors?

    Competitors of DefenseStorm include Accurics, Cybereason and Fortinet.

  • Where is DefenseStorm headquarters?

    DefenseStorm headquarters is located at 1720 Windward Concourse #275, Alpharetta.

  • Where are DefenseStorm offices?

    DefenseStorm has offices in Alpharetta and Seattle.

  • How many offices does DefenseStorm have?

    DefenseStorm has 3 offices.