Pentera, formerly Pcysys, is an automated security validation platform that helps you improve security so you can know where you stand at any given moment.

Pentera allows every organization to test with ease the integrity of all cybersecurity layers, unfolding true, current security exposures at any moment, at any scale.

Pentera was founded in Israel in 2015 by Arik Liberzon, together with Arik Faingold. The company is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel and Boston, MA.


Pentera is spearheading the Automated Security Validation™ revolution by providing the validated, true remediation roadmap that every organization needs to confidently reduce cybersecurity exposure.


Pentera tests all cybersecurity layers by safely emulating attacks, arming you with a risk-based remediation roadmap. Pentera generates a risk-based remediation roadmap with actionable insights that you can immediately execute, eliminating the noise.


Pentera’s platform is helping over 400 organizations in over 60 countries around the world discover their real-world, real-time security exposure by emulating real-life attacks on every cybersecurity layer, all day, every day.


Pentera is backed by K1 Investment Management, Insight Partners, Evolution Equity Partners, Awz Ventures, The Blackstone Group, and others. The company raised $150M in Series C round on Jan 11, 2022. This brings Pentera's total funding to $189.5M to date. The latest round mints Pentera a unicorn with a valuation of $1B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $189.5M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B as of Jan 11, 2022
  • City/Town: Petah Tikva
  • State: Petah Tikva
  • Country: Israel
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