Cloud monitoring hardware Datadog has announced that it coverage to acquire Sqreen , a software-as-a-service security bottom. Originally founded in France, Sqreen participated in TechCrunch’s Startup Battleground in 2016.
Sqreen is a cloud-based security product to help save your application directly. Once you install your current sandboxed Sqreen agent, it considers your application in real time to find vulnerabilities of this code or your configuration. There’s a smallish CPU overhead with Sqreen get, but there are some upsides.
It can surface threats and you can installment your own threat detection rules. Notice the status of your application in the Sqreen dashboard, receive notifications when ever there’s an incident and get information regarding incidents.
For instance, you can see blocked SQL injection therapy, see where the injection attempts started at and act to prevent further efforts. Sqreen also detects common scratches, such as credential stuffing attacks, cross-site scripting, etc . As your product evolves, you can enable different modules in the plugin spot .
Combining Datadog and Sqreen constitutes a lot of sense, as many companies at present rely on Datadog to monitor their viral marketing. Sqreen has a good product, Datadog has a good customer base. So you can imagine some improvements on the security fore for Datadog.
Sqreen raised a $2. 3 shades round from Alven Capital, Purpose Nine Capital, Kima Ventures, two hundred Partners and business angels. After that it participated in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield — it made it to the dernier but didn’t win the competition. And the startup attended Y Combinator marginally later.
In 2019 , Sqreen raised a $14 million Tier A round led by Greylock Partners with existing investors En Combinator, Alven and Point 9 decades participating once again.
Datadog and Sqreen have signed the definitive acquisition agreement. Terms of the special remain undisclosed and the acquisition has to close in Q2 2021.