Signal Sciences

Signal Sciences is a web application security company operating a SaaS platform. It is engaged in providing security for next-gen WAF, API security, RASP, advanced rate limiting, bot protection, and microservices. The company serves financial services, retail, healthcare, media and entertainment, and government sectors.

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Parent CompanyFastly
HQCulver City, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Signal Sciences was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Culver City, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Signal Sciences

Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Founder, CEO
Nick Galbreath

Nick Galbreath

Founder, CTO
Zane Lackey

Zane Lackey

Founder, CSO
Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson

General Counsel
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Signal Sciences Office Locations

Signal Sciences has an office in Culver City
Culver City, CA, US (HQ)
600 Corporate Pointe #1200
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Signal Sciences Financials and Metrics

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$61.7 m


In total, Signal Sciences had raised $61.7 m. Signal Sciences is a subsidiary of Fastly

Signal Sciences Operating Metrics

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Applications Protected per Month

40 k

Applications Tracked

10 k

Platforms Supported


Production Requests Protected per Month

2 t
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Signal Sciences News and Updates

LA gets a big SAAS exit as Fastly nabs the Culver City-based Signal Sciences for $775M

Los Angeles was always more than a one industry town, even when it comes to technology startups, but media and entertainment (and social networking) were always the big draws in tinseltown. Now the city’s enterprise tech scene can claim a really big winner with Signal Sciences, the security monitori…

Signal Sciences raises $35 million to grow its security platform for web apps

Signal Sciences, a security platform for web applications, has raised $35 million in a series C round of funding led by Lead Edge Capital.

Signal Sciences Blogs

Introducing New API and Account Takeover (ATO) Protection Dashboards

We are excited to announce today the launch of API and ATO Protection Dashboards, a new set of features dedicated to identifying, blocking, and analyzing malicious behavior that attackers use against web applications and APIs. Now available on the Signal… The post Introducing New API and Account Tak…

Introducing Signal Sciences Terraform Provider

Introducing Signal Sciences Terraform Provider DevOps has always been part of Signal Sciences’ DNA: the company was created when the founders couldn’t find a WAF solution that could keep pace with the rapid rate of releases that DevOps enables. Traditional… The post Introducing Signal Sciences Terra…

Signal Sciences Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls Two Years in a Row

We’re thrilled to announce that Gartner has named Signal Sciences a Visionary in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAF)1 for the second year running. Last year was our first entrance in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for… The post Signal Sciences Recognized as a Visionary in Ga…

Enhancing Security Workflows in Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR with Layer 7 Indicators

To protect applications as modern development processes evolve and accelerate, businesses need to integrate security as part of the DevOps and security toolchain. This is a primary driver behind why we built Signal Sciences web application and API protection platform… The post Enhancing Security Wor…

Security Lessons Learned in Higher Education

Signal Sciences recently hosted a panel of security experts from higher education institutions to discuss application security challenges and opportunities they’ve experienced in their respective institutions and beyond. George Finney, CISO of Southern Methodist University, Kyle Gustafson, Sr. Infor…

Infographic: Eliminating “Proof of Concept” Friction for Web Application & API Protection (WAAP) Platforms

When it comes to vendor evaluation for new services, any software sales team can tell you that security and development teams are tough cookies to crack. Now that security is a board-level concern, the RFP process must ensure that the… The post Infographic: Eliminating “Proof of Concept” Friction fo…
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Signal Sciences Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Signal Sciences founded?

    Signal Sciences was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Signal Sciences key executives?

    Signal Sciences's key executives are Andrew Peterson, Nick Galbreath and Zane Lackey.

  • How many employees does Signal Sciences have?

    Signal Sciences has 69 employees.

  • Who are Signal Sciences competitors?

    Competitors of Signal Sciences include Contrast Security, Absolute Software and Continuum Managed Services.

  • Where is Signal Sciences headquarters?

    Signal Sciences headquarters is located at 600 Corporate Pointe #1200, Culver City.

  • Where are Signal Sciences offices?

    Signal Sciences has an office in Culver City.

  • How many offices does Signal Sciences have?

    Signal Sciences has 1 office.