Salt Security

Salt Security is a leading API security company that delivers an API Threat Protection solution focused on securing the ubiquitous APIs connecting everything from web and mobile applications to microservices and IoT devices.

Salt Security protects the APIs that are the core of every SaaS, web, mobile, microservices and IoT application.

Salt Security was founded in Israel in 2016 by Roey Eliyahu and Michael Nicosia. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and Tel Aviv, Israel.


Salt's API Protection Platform is the industry's first patented solution to prevent the next generation of API attacks, using machine learning and AI to automatically and continuously identify and protect APIs.


The Salt Security platform learns the granular behavior of a company's APIs and requires no configuration or customization to pinpoint and block API attackers. The Salt platform can be deployed in minutes to provide users with a comprehensive and dynamic protection of APIs across build and runtime.


Salt's proprietary Salt C-3A™ Context-based API Analysis Architecture delivers the rich context needed to protect APIs, and the platform enables the broadest set of API security use cases and ecosystem integrations available.


Salt is backed by CapitalG, Sequoia Capital, Advent International, Tenaya Capital, S Capital VC, Y Combinator, and others. The company raised $140M in Series D round on Feb 10, 2022. This brings Salt's total funding to $271M to date. The latest round mints Salt a unicorn with a valuation of $1.4B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $271M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.4B as of Feb 10, 2022
  • City/Town: Palo Alto
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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