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December 26, 2016

Hello Tech Pros

Interview with Sixgill CEO Avi Kasztan

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December 3, 2016

2017 is almost here and it’s once again time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm.

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?

Company name: SixGill

VC: OurCrowd’s Jon Medved

Relationship: No relation. VC just thinks it’s cool.

Why it’s hot: “Sixgill cyber intelligence platform provides organizations with continuous monitoring, prioritized real time alerts and actionable dark web intelligence,” Medved says.

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October 7, 2016

CNN

Sixgill mentioned in story about Yahoo hack

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October 4, 2016

Israel-based cyber intelligence specialist Sixgill has revealed elements of an emerging concept of operation (CONOP) being witnessed across the cyberspace market that involves a shift in emphasis away from protective measures to detection capabilities.

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September 8, 2016

Como una ciudad sin ley. La dark web es sin duda el sitio más obsceno y sucio de Internet. Si tienes dinero puedes encontrar prácticamente todo lo que te imagines: narcóticos, pasaportes falsos, armas de fuego o incluso asesinos a sueldo. Y según el grupo de inteligencia sobre amenazas israelí Sixgill, mucha gente estaría utilizándola para conseguir títulos universitarios falsos.

Tal y como dice el CEO de la compañía, Avi Kasztan: “los criminales cibernéticos han creado un mercado digital en el que estudiantes sin escrúpulos pueden obtener o conseguir la información necesaria para tener credenciales académicas de forma injusta”.

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September 7, 2016

Cyber intelligence provider Sixgill has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mexican information security company Scitum (Telmex). As part of the deal, Scitum will offer Sixgill’s portfolio as an “on-premise” solution, as well as under a SaaS model. It will be added to Scitum’s portfolio of services related to security and managed services that include the design, implementation and management of infrastructures of security of information and consulting.

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September 6, 2017

Scitum (América Móvil) llegó a un acuerdo para implementar y comercializar las soluciones de ciberseguridad de Sixgill. La plataforma de la firma israelí detecta y desactiva ataques y fugas de datos sensibles procedentes de la Dark Web antes de que ocurran e informa de estos episodios a través de alertas en tiempo real. El portfolio de Sixgill se incorporará tanto en modalidad on premise como Software as a Service (SaaS). Esta plataforma emplea monitoreo automatizado de foros cerrados, abiertos e híbridos de la Dark Web, donde recopila y analiza Big Data para crear perfiles y patrones de los usuarios y sus redes sociales ocultas, con vistas a detectar y mitigar posibles amenazas. – See more at:

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August 12, 2016

You wake up one morning and rush to the ATM, only to find that your bank account balance has fallen to two digits. Hundreds of dollars have been withdrawn overnight at several ATM machines in Kiev, Ukraine, even though you live in Israel. Most mysteriously, your ATM card has been in your wallet the entire time. “Welcome to the dark web,” says Avi Kasztan, CEO and co-founder of Israeli cyber-Intelligence firm Sixgill, when he hears this true story, which happened to a Times of Israel staffer. “What you describe is the tip of the iceberg.”

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June 20, 2016

June continues to be a hot month of investments for Israeli startups, with companies raising an amazing $561 million in 20 days. Cyber intelligence SaaS startup Sixgill raised $5 million.

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June 16, 2016

Sixgill, an Israeli cyber intelligence SaaS startup that analyzes the Dark Web, is announcing today its official public launch and the closing of a $5 million series “A” financing round led by Elron. Founded in 2014 by Avi Kasztan and Elad Lavi in Citi Accelerator in Tel Aviv. Sixgill was chosen among the top 5 most innovative companies at the Cybox competition at Cybertech in 2016.

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June 14, 2016

Sixgill, a self-proclaimed ‘cyber intelligence’ SaaS startup that analyses the Dark Web, is launching publicly today and announcing that it has closed a $5 million funding round led by Elron, an Israeli holding company dedicated to building technology companies.

The new capital will not only be used to launch, but also to further develop the Tel Aviv-based startup’s technology that claims to be able to detect and defuse cyber-attacks and sensitive data leaks originating from the Dark Web before they occur. Specific to this is the ability to provide clients with a heads-up via real-time alerts.

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February 23, 2016

Israel Daily

Interview with CEO Avi Kasztan about Sixgill

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