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RiskIQ, Inc.
FoundersElias Manousos, Chris Kiernan, and David Pon
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, U.S.

RiskIQ is a cyber security company based in San Francisco, California.[1] It provides cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) for organizations to detect phishing, fraud, malware, and other online security threats.

The company was co-founded in 2009 by Lou Manousos, Chris Kiernan and David Pon. It received $10 million of Series A funding from Summit Partners in February 2013 and $25 million series B funding from Battery Ventures in May 2014.[2][3] RiskIQ is a member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)].[citation needed]

RiskIQ monitors advertising networks for malware (malvertising) and spyware[4] and also provides mobile app security services.[5] In May 2018, Standard Bank deployed RiskIQ's software to automate the threat analysis of brand infringement, cybercrime and web-based attacks against its digital presence.[6]


  1. ^ "California cyber security firm unveils research results of Amazon DNS server hijack - Xinhua | English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Kelly, Meghan (July 18, 2013). "RiskIQ puts companies in a threat-prevention state of mind with $10M". Venture Beat. Retrieved May 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Vanian, Jonathan. "RiskIQ rakes in $25M to help companies monitor malware". Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  4. ^ Oltsik, Jon (April 24, 2014). "Enterprises Need Outside-In Continuous Monitoring for RiskManagement". Network World. Retrieved May 28, 2014.
  5. ^ Fulscado, Donna (September 5, 2013). "How to Stay Safe Downloading Apps". Fox News. Retrieved May 28, 2014.
  6. ^ Finextra (May 3, 2018). "Standard Bank adopts RiskIQ suite to defend online presence". Finextra Research. Retrieved May 30, 2018.

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