Cybersecurity

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Our Cybersecurity Portfolio
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Abnormal Security is an integrated email security solution for the cloud office, detecting the whole spectrum of email attacks, from vendor compromise and spear-phishing to unwanted spam and graymail.

Milestones
  • 2018 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series B
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BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings.

Milestones
  • 2011 Founded
  • 2013 Partnered, Series A
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cequence
cequence

Cequence is an API security platform that unifies API visibility and risk assessment with native, enterprise-grade attack and vulnerability protection.

Milestones
  • 2014 Founded
  • 2021 Partnered, Series C
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Acquired by Cisco

IronPort developed email and web security tools to protect organizations from spam, viruses, malware, and other internet threats.

Milestones
  • 2000 Founded
  • 2002 Partnered, Series B
  • 2007 Acquired by Cisco
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Obsidian aggregates, normalizes, and enriches user activity, access, and privilege data across SaaS applications to help organizations identify potential account compromise, data leakage, or insider threats.

Milestones
  • 2017 Founded
  • 2022 Partnered, Series C
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signifyd
signifyd

Signifyd is the world’s largest provider of guaranteed fraud protection, protecting online retailers against fraud and chargebacks with a 100% financial guarantee for every approved order.

Milestones
  • 2011 Founded
  • 2016 Partnered, Series B
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stackrox_logoAcquired by Red Hat
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StackRox is a Kubernetes-native security platform for cloud-native applications, containers, serverless, and Kubernetes

Milestones
  • 2014 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series B
  • 2021 Acquired by Red Hat
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Strata is pioneering distributed identity orchestration, enabling enterprises to seamlessly unify on-premises and cloud-based authentication and access systems for consistent identity management in multi-cloud environments.

Milestones
  • 2019 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series A
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Celebrating Axon’s Proposed Acquisition of Dedrone

Today, we mark a significant milestone as we congratulate airspace security pioneer Dedrone on its agreement to be acquired by Axon.

Resilience Against Ransomware: Our Investment in Mimic
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AI for Security: Eight Areas of Opportunity
Security for AI: The New Wave of Startups Racing to Secure the AI Stack
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Menlo Welcomes New Cybersecurity and AI Infra Partner Rama Sekhar
Securing the modern software supply chain
Securing the Modern Software Supply Chain
The Opportunity in Cybersecurity: Takeaways From This Year’s RSA Conference
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How Key Sectors Might Fare During a Post-COVID Recession

As we consider the post-COVID economy, we reflect on previous recessions to inform our predictions about how various asset classes and business models might perform.

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Abnormal Security Hits $4B Valuation in 4 Years

Abnormal Security reached a major milestone today: The four-year-old company is now valued at $4 billion after raising $210 million in Series C funding.

Our Investment in Obsidian Security: Securing the Most Critical Business Applications for the Enterprise
Our Investment in Cequence Security: Bringing Visibility to API Security
CIOs: The View From the Trenches
Our Investment in Immersive Labs: Unlocking Cyber Skills Across the Enterprise

Welcome Tim Tully, the Newest Partner at Menlo

It’s a very exciting time for Menlo Ventures, and we’re thrilled to welcome Tim Tully as our newest partner.

Our Investment in Strata: Managing Identity and Access Across All Clouds
Why Data Privacy and Compliance Software Could Be a Winner in 2021
Celebrating Axon’s Proposed Acquisition of Dedrone

Today, we mark a significant milestone as we congratulate airspace security pioneer Dedrone on its agreement to be acquired by Axon.

May 6, 2024Venky Ganesan
Resilience Against Ransomware: Our Investment in Mimic

Mimic is a next-gen anti-ransomware solution built for the enterprise—a category-defining technology responding to increasingly urgent market demands.

May 2, 2024Matt Murphy, Feyza Haskaraman and Sam Borja
AI for Security: Eight Areas of Opportunity

Generative AI is a powerful technology in the hands of both good and bad actors. While cybercriminals can use GenAI to complicate and expand existing threats, it’s also an incredible defensive technology.

February 8, 2024Venky Ganesan, Rama Sekhar, Feyza Haskaraman and Sam Borja
Security for AI: The New Wave of Startups Racing to Secure the AI Stack

In the race to adopt generative AI, every enterprise grapples with a common concern: security.

February 6, 2024Venky Ganesan, Rama Sekhar, Feyza Haskaraman and Sam Borja
Menlo Welcomes New Cybersecurity and AI Infra Partner Rama Sekhar

Menlo believes that the new AI and cybersecurity stacks represent the biggest investment opportunities of the decade, and Rama will help us double down on both.

January 24, 2024Matt Murphy
Securing the Modern Software Supply Chain

The long chain of code, library, and package dependencies and third-party tooling employed during the software development lifecycle comprise the modern software supply chain.

November 9, 2022Venky Ganesan, Feyza Haskaraman and Derek Xiao
The Opportunity in Cybersecurity: Takeaways From This Year’s RSA Conference

The public cloud markets may have been dreary outside last week, but under the soaring skylight of Moscone Center in San Francisco—host to this year’s RSA Conference, one of the cybersecurity industry’s largest annual gatherings—the convention floor was pulsing with excitement.

June 17, 2022Derek Xiao
How Key Sectors Might Fare During a Post-COVID Recession

As we consider the post-COVID economy, we reflect on previous recessions to inform our predictions about how various asset classes and business models might perform.

June 1, 2022Steve Sloane
Abnormal Security Hits $4B Valuation in 4 Years

Abnormal Security reached a major milestone today: The four-year-old company is now valued at $4 billion after raising $210 million in Series C funding.

May 10, 2022Venky Ganesan
Our Investment in Obsidian Security: Securing the Most Critical Business Applications for the Enterprise

Business today lives in SaaS applications. In fact, the average enterprise organization uses no less than 150 separate SaaS applications.

April 14, 2022Venky Ganesan, Feyza Haskaraman and Derek Xiao
Our Investment in Cequence Security: Bringing Visibility to API Security

As companies go digital, the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) is exploding.

December 15, 2021Venky Ganesan and Feyza Haskaraman
CIOs: The View From the Trenches

We surveyed 30 CIOs from leading companies across various industries to understand their priorities, where they’re investing in technology and how the pandemic influenced their business for the long term.

June 30, 2021Houman Haghighi
Our Investment in Immersive Labs: Unlocking Cyber Skills Across the Enterprise

The cybersecurity talent crunch is well documented and only expected to grow, with CyberCrime Magazine saying that the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs could reach 3.5 million this year.

June 14, 2021Venky Ganesan
Welcome Tim Tully, the Newest Partner at Menlo

It’s a very exciting time for Menlo Ventures, and we’re thrilled to welcome Tim Tully as our newest partner.

April 16, 2021Matt Murphy
Our Investment in Strata: Managing Identity and Access Across All Clouds

The pandemic became a catalyst for digital transformation, driving spectacular tailwinds for cloud adoption. It also created new challenges with

February 16, 2021Venky Ganesan
Why Data Privacy and Compliance Software Could Be a Winner in 2021

The current political environment could bring a demand surge for startups in the data privacy and compliance space.

January 21, 2021Steve Sloane
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