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Cybereason nets $200 million, plus more top funding news for Boston-based companies

Boston-based network security and real-time company Cybereason has secured $200 million in Series E funding, according to company database Crunchbase, topping the city’s recent funding headlines. The cash infusion was announced August 5 and led by SoftBank.

According to its Crunchbase profile, "Cybereason is the leader in endpoint protection, offering endpoint detection and response, next-generation antivirus, and managed monitoring services. Founded by elite intelligence professionals born and bred in offense-first hunting, Cybereason gives enterprises the upper hand over cyber adversaries. The Cybereason platform is powered by a custom-built in-memory graph, the only truly automated hunting engine anywhere."

The eight-year-old company has raised four previous funding rounds, including a $100 million Series D round in 2017.

The round brings total funding raised by Boston companies in privacy and security over the past month to $213 million. The local privacy and security industry has seen 13 funding rounds over the past year, capturing a total of $240 million in venture funding.

In other local funding news, online portals company Jobble announced an $11 million Series A funding round on July 30, led by Vestigo Ventures.

According to Crunchbase, "Jobble puts the power of recruiting and managing an on-demand workforce in the hands of companies and agencies. You get the operational efficiencies of a staff management platform plus a professional and vetted on-demand workforce, with ratings and reviews by former employers. In just a few clicks you can handpick a workforce that best fits your needs, control costs, and manage operations."

Founded in 2014, the company has raised three previous rounds, including a seed round in 2017.


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