Signal Sciences Raises $9.7M, Launches DevOps Security Tools

Venice, California-based Signal Sciences, a developer of security tools aimed at the DevOps market, said this morning that it has raised $9.7M in a Series A round, and launched its products. The company said its Series A was raised in 2015, and came from Index Ventures. Signal Sciences says it has developed a web application firewall (WAF), specifically designed for agile development and DevOps teams. The company said its founding team came from Etsy, and that its software is already being used by such customers as Under Armour, Etsy, Yelp/Eat 24, Shutterstock, Prezi, and others. Signal Sciences is led by CEO Andrew Peterson. Shardal Shah of Index Ventures represents the firm on Signal Sciences' board. More information »