Tidal Cyber raises $5m seed funding to bring threat-informed defense to security operators

Tidal Cyber raises $5m seed funding to bring threat-informed defense to security operators

Published: 09-11-2023 13:34:00 | By: Pie Kamau | hits: 1601 | Tags:

Tidal Cyber, the threat-informed defense company, has raised $5 million, led by Squadra Ventures with participation from existing investors, in seed funding to accelerate the growth of its platform that enables security operations teams to proactively focus on critical threats, and take action to improve their cybersecurity posture.

Tidal Cyber is led by industry veterans from MITRE that helped drive commercial adoption of the MITRE ATT&CK framework, including CEO Rick Gordon, CTO Richard Struse, and CINO Frank Duff. Dedicated to expanding threat-informed defense, the team built the Tidal platform to help organizations easily and efficiently implement the cybersecurity best practices at the heart of ATT&CK at scale.

The Tidal Cyber platform provides Security Operations Center (SOC) teams with a trusted, independent set of tools and recommendations that customizes an organization's defenses, and enables security teams to automate identification, triage, and remediation, reducing overall time spent by analysts.

Rick Gordon, Co-founder and CEO, Tidal Cyber: "As threats multiply and companies add more tools, SOCs have become overwhelmed trying to understand which adversary TTPs (tactics, techniques and procedures) matter and how to best defend against them. Harnessing a comprehensive set of TTPs, defensive capabilities, and our team's deep knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK, our threat-informed defense platform allows security operators to focus their activities on the threats that are relevant to their organization, and take action at the speed of the adversary. With a framework to implement threat-informed defense more easily and efficiently, cybersecurity teams will gain more control over their time, and save money."

Tidal Cyber provides an easy-to-use framework to embed MITRE ATT&CK, a knowledge base of specific adversarial tactics and techniques powered by real-world observations. 

Guy Filippelli, Managing Partner, Squadra Ventures: "The Tidal Cyber team helped build the foundation of threat-informed defense at MITRE. Now, these world-class operators are providing organizations with the tools and techniques they need to operationalize MITRE ATT&CK, and efficiently secure their organizations against adversaries. With a track record of developing industry-leading standards, the team has the right combination of vision and drive to propel a new wave of security operations."

Tidal's Enterprise Edition has been adopted by enterprises across the financial services, healthcare, and other critical infrastructure sectors. The platform allows security analysts to identify the threats most relevant to their organizations and align those threats with the right defensive tools, driving hardened cyber posture. 

Tidal's Community Edition is a free-to-use platform that enables organizations to assess, organize and optimize their cyber defenses based on a deep understanding of the threats and adversaries that are most relevant to them.