Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Sourcefire Secures $20 Million for Network Intrusion Prevention

Sourcefire, a start-up based in Columbia, Maryland, secured $20 million in late-stage funding for its popular "Snort" network intrusion prevention. The company's network defense system unifies intrusion and vulnerability management tools.



The new funding was led by Meritech Capital Partners. All previous Sourcefire venture investors, Sierra Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Sequoia Capital, Core Capital Partners, and Inflection Point Ventures also participated in the round.

http://www.sourcefire.com

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