Incident Response Firm BreachQuest Launches With $4.4 Million in Seed Funding

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Incident response company BreachQuest emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with $4.4 million in seed funding from Slow Ventures, Tinder founders Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, and Lookout founder Kevin Mahaffey.

BreachQuest is building a SaaS platform, named PRIORI, that aims to modernize incident response by providing automated end-to-end readiness and response capabilities.

The company says its product can provide enhanced visibility, continuously monitoring systems in an effort to detect threats. When a threat has been detected, the platform provides detailed information in order to enable a quick response.

The company was founded by Shaun Gordon, who will serve as CEO, and Jake Williams, who will serve as CTO. Williams, a former NSA hacker, also founded Rendition Infosec, which has been acquired by BreachQuest.

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