Ironscales, the Israel-based provider of an automated anti-phishing solution, has secured $6.5 million in Series A funding, for a total of $8 million in financing since 2015.
The round was led by K1 Investment Management, LLC, with participation from existing investor RDC.
Ironscales will use the funds to accelerate its growth in
International expansion, grow its channel partner program and drive research.
The company plans to open its North American headquarters in Atlanta in the first quarter of 2018, while adding 10 to 15 new jobs.
Ironscales helps firms detect and respond to phishing emails through training, awareness training and automated incident response. It claims to reduce false positives and the time from discovery of email phishing attacks to remediation.
The firm, headquartered in Tel Aviv, was founded by a team of security researchers, IT and penetration testing experts.