Rezilion, the autonomous cloud workload protection platform, announced its emergence from stealth and $8 million in seed funding led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP).
Kindred Capital, LocalGlobeת Samsung NEXT, also participated in the funding round. The round also included participation from angel investors Ron Zuckerman, Guy Schory, and others.
The company plans to use the new funds to expand its R&D team in Israel and build sales operations and support in the US.
Rezilion was founded by serial cybersecurity entrepreneurs Liran Tancman and Shlomi Boutnaru, whose first company, CyActive, was acquired by PayPal in 2015.
According to the company, the modern enterprise infrastructure is scaling and changing at an overwhelming pace. As companies adopt automated DevOps technologies, the deployment rate grows exponentially, yet security teams are working with fixed budgets and limited human resources, and they struggle to keep up with the resulting security exposure explosion.
Current cloud protection solutions require manual policy configuration and alert response. Rezilion’s approach requires no human configuration and automatically returns any compromised service to its known-good state, thus enabling DevOps teams to continuously deploy without risk and eliminating friction between developers and security practitioners.
“Rezilion empowers developers by baking protection into existing DevOps tools, so they don’t have to be ‘policed’ by security teams,” said Liran Tancman, CEO and co-founder, Rezilion.
“To achieve this, we are partnering with leading DevOps and cloud platforms in order to seamlessly weave security into the operational fabric. Our goal is to enable security teams to focus their time and energy on fire prevention instead of fire fighting, knowing that resilience is directly integrated into the infrastructure and automatically mitigating issues in real-time. Our partnership with Chef is a big step toward realizing this vision.”