Red Access raises $6 million for safe browsing technology

Israeli startup sparks investor interest in tech to help companies block cyberattacks across the web

An early-stage Israeli startup working on safe browsing technology has banked $6 million in seed investment led by Elron Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures.

The Tel-Aviv company, called Red accessis a promising technology “to secure every web session on any browser, application and device” for enterprise customers.

Red Access steps out of the shadows this Tuesday with the public availability of a platform that provides threat protection without the need to install an endpoint agent or change work habits.

The company said its “session-based” security product works on any browser, combining multi-layered scanning (including cloud and endpoint inspection), agentless design and management in one. click.

Red Access said its platform provides comprehensive coverage and control against the latest file, identity and data-based attacks, including phishing and ransomware.

“The fully device-, browser-, and Web/SaaS-agnostic solution makes it easy for any business to secure every browsing web application session, without having to impose new work habits, adopt new hardware, or add additional layers to existing solutions,” the company said in a note announcing the new funding.

Red Access said the cash injection will be used to expand operations and bolster its staff in Tel Aviv.

Related: Enterprise Browser Startup Island Lands Massive Funding Round

Related: DuckDuckGo signals entry into desktop browser market

Related: US Olympians must use ‘burning phones’ in China

Related: Why are users ignoring multi-factor authentication?

Ryan Naraine is editor of SecurityWeek and host of the popular Security Conversations podcast series. Ryan is a seasoned cybersecurity strategist who has implemented security engagement programs for major global brands including Intel Corp., Bishop Fox, and Kaspersky GReAT. He is co-founder of Threatpost and the SAS Global Conference Series. Ryan’s previous career as a security journalist included articles in major technology publications, including Ziff Davis eWEEK, CBS Interactive’s ZDNet, PCMag and PC World. Ryan is a director of the nonprofit organization Security Tinkerers, an advisor to startup entrepreneurs, and a regular speaker at security conferences around the world.
Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanaraine.

Previous columns by Ryan Naraine:
Key words:

Comments are closed.