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Series E - II | Alive

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$31M | 4 mos ago



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About Expel

Expel is a cybersecurity company that helps companies minimize business risk. Its technology and people work together to make sense of security signals and to detect, understand, and fix issues quickly. The company offers managed detection and response (MDR), remediation, phishing, and threat hunting and develops the Expel Workbench platform, which enables customers to choose how they prioritize their security operations. Expel serves companies of all sizes across all industries. The company was formerly known as The Concern. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Herndon, Virginia.

Headquarters Location

12950 Worldgate Drive Suite 200

Herndon, Virginia, 20170,

United States


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Expel Patents

Expel has filed 8 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer security
  • Natural language processing
  • Computational linguistics
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Operating system security, Computer security, Cryptography, Cyberwarfare, People associated with computer security


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Latest Expel News

Beyon Cyber signs exclusive regional partnership with MDR provider Expel

Dec 12, 2022

Beyon Cyber signs exclusive regional partnership with MDR provider Expel Beyon Cyber has signed an exclusive partnership with Expel during the Arab International Cybersecurity Summit (AICS), which took place at Exhibition World Bahrain. The partnership will enable Beyon Cyber to provide managed detection and response (MDR) services in the region, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and the Kingdom of Bahrain. The partnership was signed by Beyon Cyber’s CEO Dr. Shaikh Khalid bin Daij Al Khalifa and Expel’s General Manager & VP, International Business, Chris Waynforth. Expel is a security operations provider that offers MDR, remediation, phishing support, and threat hunting services. Through the partnership, Beyon Cyber will support its enterprise customers with getting cyber threat detection and response capabilities within days instead of months taken by traditional security services providers. Commenting on the partnership, Beyon Cyber’s CEO, Dr. Shaikh Khalid bin Daij Al Khalifa stated, “As 50% of organizations world-wide are expected to adopt MDR services by 2025, it is clear that our region needs a world class MDR services provider. We’re delighted to bring Expel to the region and look forward to rolling out their globally-recognised solutions for companies, helping them to minimize business risks related to the constant threat of cyber-attacks.” “Partnerships with leading companies such as Expel put us at the forefront of cyber security services provisioning and supports our aspirations to change the security landscape in the region. We are committed to helping build new and advanced cyber security solutions that deliver unparalleled value to our clients,” Dr. Shaikh Khalid added. Expel General Manager & VP, International Business, Chris Waynforth said, “Many organizations in the region have invested in quite a few different security tools. Our ‘bring-your-own-technology’ approach and API integrations with more than 85 security tools allow businesses to implement MDR capabilities within hours. Businesses can choose to protect everything – cloud, on-prem, or hybrid infrastructures, and SaaS apps – or just what they need. This flexible and transparent approach includes XDR (extended detection and response) capabilities that gives security teams full visibility across their security and business applications to help protect what matters most.” Beyon Cyber, a subsidiary of Batelco, is focused on offering advanced end-to-end cyber-security solutions, with managed services and advisory to organizations across Bahrain and the region.

Expel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Expel founded?

    Expel was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Expel's headquarters?

    Expel's headquarters is located at 12950 Worldgate Drive, Herndon.

  • What is Expel's latest funding round?

    Expel's latest funding round is Series E - II.

  • How much did Expel raise?

    Expel raised a total of $288.8M.

  • Who are the investors of Expel?

    Investors of Expel include Paladin Capital Group, Battery Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Index Ventures, CapitalG and 9 more.

  • Who are Expel's competitors?

    Competitors of Expel include GoSecure, Arctic Wolf Networks, Huntress, CynergisTek, Critical Insight and 14 more.

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