Acquired by Tripwire on March 11, 2013
Funding Received
$6 Million in 2 Rounds from 4 Investors
San Francisco, CA
nCircle Network Security is a company providing agentless security risk and compliance management solutions.

Company Details


nCircle Network Security, Inc. provides agentless security risk and compliance management solutions. The company's products include IP360, the vulnerability and risk management solution that provides reporting, vulnerability prioritization, and remediation workflow designed to enable risk reduction; and Topology Risk Analyzer, which prioritizes vulnerabilities utilizing intelligence about the network layout. Its products also include Security Intelligence Hub, an open-architected reporting and integration point for collecting and sharing network intelligence across the enterprise security ecosystem; and nTellect, a threat prioritization system that leverages IP360's updated network intelligence to improve the accuracy and effectiveness of Cisco and McAfee's IDS and IPS. In addition, the company's products include Certified PCI Scan Service, an automated network security scan and reporting service, which enables customers to monitor and report on compliance with the PCI security standard; and Security Policy and Regulatory Compliance Solutions that compliance with internal security policies and automate security process, as well as support government- regulatory compliance solutions for FISMA and IAVA. It also provides configuration and regulatory compliance, reporting and analytics, and government solutions. The company offers vulnerabilities and exposures research team, consulting, and training services. Its security solutions are used by financial services, energy, utilities, retail, consumer goods, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, government, media, leisure, and technology enterprises, as well as government agencies and service providers to identify, measure, manage, and reduce security risk and automate compliance on their networks.

The company was formerly known as Hiverworld, Inc. nCircle Network Security, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with regional offices in Atlanta, Toronto, and London.

Current Team (2)


Past Team (6)


Funding Rounds (2) - $6M


Board Members and Advisors (3)


Acquisitions (1)


Investors (4)

  • 950116f3efb02938bd28a3cc86aaee9d

    early-stage VC with global setup
  • A81f0db0abb1b15488b27cc59053d185

    Menlo Ventures

    Menlo Ventures provides capital for seed through growth technology companies.
  • 712e099ef0f0e07efb25e9ce6cdd10d4

    Alta Partners

    Alta Partners is a leading venture capital firm in life sciences, funding over 130 companies in...
  • 3969df6de3dc6b1fe3d0fde7926b9113

    JK&B Capital

    JK&B Capital is a venture capital firm focused in the software, IT and commu- nications...

Offices/Locations (1)

  • HQ

    101 Second Street

    Suite 400

    San Francisco, CA 94105


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