Rapid7 Raises $30 Million, Aims to Make Attacks More Expensive

Security vendor Rapid7 Dec. 17 announced that it has raised $30 million in a new Series D round of funding. To date, Rapid7 has raised $91 million in funding to help support its security business.

Rapid7 CEO Corey Thomas is planning on using the new funds to further development of technologies to help grow the company’s exposure management business. The goal of Rapid7, which provides a number of products and security services, including the Nexpose vulnerability management platform and the Metasploit penetration testing framework, is to help companies manage their global IT security exposure, he said.

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