We’re solving the biggest problem plaguing the security industry today

Security teams are hard at work on the front lines: identifying, analyzing, and mitigating the threats facing organizations. Despite best efforts, however, most team’s incident backlog continues to grow larger every day. The reality is that there simply aren’t enough skilled professionals to analyze the volume of incidents that organizations face daily.

Most organizations have already made a huge security investment in both talent and technology. They want to better leverage existing resources by deploying tools that maximize efficiency and scale to create a unified defense system that is greater than the sum of its parts.

Security Automation & Orchestration (SA&O) is the force multiplier you need to marshal the full power of your security investment.

Phantom is the first community-powered security automation & orchestration platform. Phantom’s open and extensible architecture helps you work smarter, respond faster, and strengthen your defenses.

Phantom was founded in 2014 by enterprise security veterans Oliver Friedrichs and Sourabh Satish who have helped propel companies like Symantec, Sourcefire, Cisco and others to success.

  • RSA® Conference 2016’s Most Innovative Startup

    Phantom Named “RSA® Conference 2016’s Most Innovative Startup”

  • Inaugural Best of Black Hat Awards

    Phantom Announced as Finalist for Inaugural Best of Black Hat Awards Program

  • SINET 16 Innovator for 2016

    Phantom Recognized as a SINET 16 Innovator for 2016

  • Best Security Orchestration Solution in 2016 Homeland Security Awards

    Phantom named Best Security Orchestration Solution in 2016 Awards Program

  • Start up of the Year

    Info Security Products Guide Names Phantom Finalist for Start up of the Year

Work Smarter, Respond Faster, and Strengthen your defenses with the First Community-Powered Security Automation & Orchestration Platform

Work Smarter

A large tech company achieved a 98% reduction in event triage volume.

Respond Faster

Phantom enabled a leading investment firm to respond to incidents in seconds vs. minutes or hours.

Strengthen your defenses

150+ Security Actions support workflows across the entire security operations lifecycle.

“Automation with Phantom enables us to process malware email alerts in about 40 seconds vs. 30 minutes or more.”

Adam Fletcher, CISO

“Phantom is pioneering an automation and orchestration platform that will dramatically reduce the response and remediation gap caused by limited resources, an increasing threat surface and incident rate, and the overwhelming complexity of an organization’s security enterprise.”

Julian Mann, Principal

“Phantom helped us automate a process that used up to 10 different security products and took an analyst 90 minutes or more to complete manually.”

David Neuman, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

“We have seen a 98% reduction in security event investigation time by leveraging Phantom automation. In addition to servicing customers more quickly, this operational efficiency gain enables us to offer expanded services and increased value to our clients.”

Jessvin Thomas, VP & GM Managed Security Services

“Uber’s security response team began looking for a better way to triage and respond to security alerts in real time. We surveyed the market and decided to work with Phantom.”

Hudson Thrift, Security Operations Lead

“Booz Allen’s accumulated cyber intelligence, and machine intelligence integration expertise paired with Phantom’s cutting-edge platform will together empower organizations to battle cyber threats in new ways, with surgical precision and at machine speed.”

Angela Messer, Executive Vice President

“Avantgarde Partners is focused on ensuring that our customers have the products and processes in place to operationalize their portfolio of complex security technologies. Phantom is the leader in the emerging security automation market, and their award-winning platform has allowed our clients to automate up to 91% of SOC tasks.”

Mike Sanders, Principal & CTO

Phantom Leadership Team

Oliver Friedrichs

Founder and CEO

With a remarkable record in building three successful enterprise security companies over the past two decades, Friedrichs serves as the CEO of Phantom... Read More

With a remarkable record in building three successful enterprise security companies over the past two decades, Friedrichs serves as the CEO of Phantom. Prior to Phantom, Friedrichs founded Immunet, acquired by Sourcefire in 2010 and a key component to Cisco's $2.7b acquisition of Sourcefire in 2013; now thriving as Cisco's Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) business. Friedrichs co-founded SecurityFocus (Bugtraq) and led DeepSight, the world's first Internet early warning system, acquired by Symantec in 2002, and a recognized leader in security intelligence to this day. He also co-founded Secure Networks and led Ballista (CyberCop), one of the industry’s first vulnerability management solutions, acquired by McAfee in 1998. Friedrichs architected and developed a prototype of the first commercial penetration-testing product, SNIPER, acquired by Core Security Technologies in 2001 and further developed into CORE IMPACT. He attended the University of Manitoba and is the co-author of three security books and recipient of 8 patents.

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Sourabh Satish

Co-Founder and CTO

Sourabh has had an accomplished 20+ year career in cyber security. He brings incredible intellectual and engineering horsepower to the Phantom team... Read More

Sourabh has had an accomplished 20+ year career in cyber security. He brings incredible intellectual and engineering horsepower to the Phantom team. With 162 issued and 51 pending patents, he is building and leading the way to the next generation of innovative security technologies for Phantom. Sourabh brings the maturity and experience needed to build world-class enterprise products. His experience implementing a wide array of security technologies, particularly in machine learning and big data analytics, enables him to solve some of the most complex security problems. In his fourteen-year long career at Symantec as a Distinguished Engineer and Sr. Technical Director, he led the development of many security technologies and cutting edge threat detection engines that ship in both enterprise and consumer products. Prior to Symantec, he worked at Axent. Sourabh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Sourabh also serves as an Advisor to many Silicon Valley security startups who seek his expertise in cyber security.

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Erich Baumgartner

VP of Field Operations

Erich has a history in bringing new technologies to market in companies ranging in size from early stage startups to multinational, publicly traded organizations... Read More

Erich has a history in bringing new technologies to market in companies ranging in size from early stage startups to multinational, publicly traded organizations. Before Phantom, he spent more than 20 years leading teams in product sales, partner management, and business development at security companies including Sourcefire, Q1 Labs, Ingrian, OKENA, Axent, and Raptor systems, as well as enterprise technology vendors Cisco and IBM. Erich has scaled sales teams with tenfold growth while serving clients in the Enterprise, Federal, Commercial, Small & Medium Business, and International sectors.

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CP Morey

VP of Products & Marketing

CP has a track record building teams and launching new products in fast growth markets. In his last role, CP was Senior Director of Product Marketing for... Read More

CP has a track record building teams and launching new products in fast growth markets. In his last role, CP was Senior Director of Product Marketing for Cisco’s industry leading security portfolio – a role he assumed after the $2.7 billion acquisition of Sourcefire. While at Cisco, he successfully restructured the team and doubled its size to support the fastest growing business in the company. Before joining Cisco, CP was Vice President of Product Marketing at Sourcefire where he helped with its transformation into a multiproduct company with the launch of FireAMP, a product with exponential revenue growth since its release in 2012, that now thrives as Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) business. A veteran of the security industry since 2001, CP has also held leadership positions in product marketing and product management at ISS and PentaSafe while helping to scale the companies for successful acquisitions by IBM and NetIQ, respectively.

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Dan Ramaswami

Director of Security Engineering

Dan has extensive experience working with Fortune 1000 and Public Sector clients. Dan joins us from Cisco, where he led the US Commercial Security Engineering... Read More

Dan has extensive experience working with Fortune 1000 and Public Sector clients. Dan joins us from Cisco, where he led the US Commercial Security Engineering team and drove revenue growth that repeatedly exceeded company targets. Prior to Cisco, Dan led the South & East Security Engineering teams at Sourcefire during a period when the company quintupled revenue. Dan’s experience also includes time as a security practitioner. He led the Information Security team at Celera Genomics, the biotech firm that first successfully mapped the human genome.

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Paul Davis

VP of Delivery

Paul is a seasoned IT Security Executive with a global reputation for building organizations and delivering services. He has more than 20 years... Read More

Paul is a seasoned IT Security Executive with a global reputation for building organizations and delivering services. He has more than 20 years of experience working with security operations teams and solving security challenges at top companies including EDS, General Motors, GE, Cisco, Dow Chemical, The Washington Post, The United Nations, MCI, Prudential, and Mitsui. Prior to joining Phantom, Paul held a number of senior leadership roles including EDS’ Chief Information Security Officer at General Motors, Chief Security Officer at Dow Chemical, and Director of Security Operations for a major financial exchange. Paul earned a CISSP certification, and is a member of ISSA, IACs, and the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge.

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Investors

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) partners with the brightest entrepreneurs to turn disruptive ideas into world-changing businesses. The firm has helped build and accelerate growth at pioneering companies like Alphabet, Amazon, Flexus Biosciences, Nest, Slack, Snap Inc., and Uber.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the firm is led by an expert team of partners with decades of hard-fought operating success and experience founding, building and running world-class venture backed software companies.

Blackstone is an American multinational private equity, investment banking, alternative asset management and financial services corporation based in New York City with over $333 billion under management.

Rein Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed stage companies in information technology. Rein Capital was founded in 1976 and is based in New Jersey.

Foundation Capital is a venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley. The firm was founded in 1995, and manages more than $2.4 billion in investment capital.

Zach Nelson

CEO of Netsuite (NYSE: N); Marketing, Sales and Strategy leadership roles at McAfee, Sun Microsystems and Oracle.

John W. Thompson

Chairman of Microsoft Corporation. Former CEO, Virtual Instruments. Former CEO, Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC). Former General Manager, IBM Americas.

Thomas E. Noonan

General Partner at TechOperators Venture Capital. Former Chairman and CEO of Internet Security Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISSX), acquired by IBM in 2007.

Todd Headley

Former CFO at Sourcefire (NASDAQ: FIRE), took the company public in 2007 and sold to Cisco in 2013; Director at security companies Qualys (NASDAQ: QLYS), LogRhythm and ZeroFOX.

John C. Becker

Former CEO at Sourcefire (NASDAQ: FIRE), acquired by Cisco in 2013. Former CEO CyberTrust, acquired by Verizon in 2007. Former CEO Axent (NASDAQ: AXNT), acquired by Symantec in 2000.


Advisors

Art Coviello

Former Executive Chairman (retired), RSA. Over his two-decade career at RSA, Art saw revenue increase from $25 million (1995) to more than $1 Billion (2014). He is also a board member of companies like Bugcrowd, Cylance, and AtHoc.

Robert rodriguez

Chairman and Founder, Security Innovation Network (SINET); Former US Secret Service leadership roles at US Secret Service within Executive Protection, Protective Intelligence and Criminal Investigations.

Lt. Gen. Steven Polk

Former Chairman of the Board, Sourcefire (NASDAQ: FIRE); Former Inspector General USAF.

Dr. Ehab Al-Shaer

Al-Shaer is a Professor in Computer Science, Director of the CyberDNA Center, and Director of NSF Center on Security Analytics and Automation at UNC Charlotte. He is a noted Subject Matter Expert in the area of “Cybersecurity Automation” by CSIAC of DoD in 2011.

Mark Shavlik

Founder and CEO, Shavlik Technologies acquired by VMWare in 2011; one of the original developers of Windows NT in the late 1980s and early 1990s at Microsoft.

Marc Solomon

CMO at ThreatQuotient; Former VP of Security Marketing at Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); CMO at Sourcefire.


Phantom In The News

Phantom Announces $13.5 Million Series B Financing Led by Kleiner Perkins

Phantom, the first company to provide a community-powered security automation and orchestration platform, announced it has raised $13.5 million in Series B funding to accelerate… Read More

Phantom Announces New Product, Partners, and Playbooks

Phantom, the first company to provide an open, extensible, and community-powered security automation and orchestration platform, has extended its lead since entering the market and…Read More

Phantom of the Network

You simply don't know what you don’t know. In security, that's a problem. How do you secure a system if you don't have the appropriate level of insight into its operations? That begs…Read More

Phantom Announces Strategic Investment and Development Agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT)

Phantom, the first company to provide an open community for security automation and orchestration, today announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement…Read More