Container security startup Aqua Security secured $62 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its total amount raise to more than $100 million. The round was led by Insight Partners and contributed to by existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Microsoft’s Venture Fund M12, TLV Partners, and Shlomo Kramer.
The fresh capital puts Aqua Security’s total raised north of $100 million, following a $25 million series B in 2017 and $9 million series A in 2016.
To deploy containers in production today, you need to secure them. A growing list of companies want to help you do that. Here’s an overview of the major commercial offerings that cater to securing Docker, Kubernetes and other things container-related.
Consider investing in tools that specifically focus on ensuring container and orchestrator security. Vendors include Aqua Security Software.
The market for serverless computing security tools is a relatively new one, but there are already multiple vendors in the space. There is some overlap with container security vendors (see eSecurity Planet‘s list of top container security vendors), since serverless technologies typically involve the use of short-lived stateless containers.
“There are always going to be vulnerabilities,” explained Rani Osnat, vice president of product marketing at Aqua Security, at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle. “The fact that one was found was to be expected. And I expect more will be found going forward. That’s just what should be expected […]