Cloud security that just works

We’re on a mission to make it fast, easy, and cost effective for organizations to address the critical security issues in their AWS, Azure, and GCP estates so that they can operate in the cloud with confidence.
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Cloud security unhindered. Move at the speed of cloud.

Security transformed for the cloud

CheckPoint’s chief technologist and seven senior architects had a revolutionary vision for cloud security: one that dramatically simplified and automated security and compliance, enabling development teams to become unhindered and security teams to move at the speed of cloud.

In 2018, that vision became a reality as the founders built the only agentless, cloud-native security platform. Since then, Orca has been awarded many industry recognitions culminating in the 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor for Cloud Security Posture Management.
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A new age in cloud security

Orca Security provides instant-on security and compliance for AWS, Azure, and GCP - without the gaps in coverage, alert fatigue, and operational costs of agents. Simplify security operations with a single SaaS-based cloud security platform for workload and data protection, cloud security posture management, vulnerability management, and compliance management.

Orca Security prioritizes risk based on the severity of the security issue, its accessibility, and business impact. This helps you focus on the critical alerts that matter most. Orca Security is trusted by global innovators, including Databricks, Lemonade, Gannett, and Robinhood.

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We’re the Orcas of the cloud, traversing and probing it silently with our virtual sonar.


Apart from their stunning appearance, Orcas are extremely intelligent and possess an exceptionally sophisticated echolocation system. Just like Orcas, Orca Security’s cloud platform probes your entire cloud estate to effectively surface and prioritize risks using contextual intelligence.

We’re passionate about solving real-world cloud security problems

Transparent

Our goal is to elevate transparency within the cybersecurity industry and eliminate obscurity in security for good.

Customer-focused

Customers are our top priority. We are passionate about solving real-world cloud security problems for customers and enabling success.

Innovative

We anticipate what’s next. We dare to be bold, pushing the limits of what’s possible to create new value.

Agile

We see change as an opportunity. We are agile, always validating new ideas and pivoting quickly for better outcomes.

Trustworthy

We are authentic and sincere. We always do the right thing, for our customers, partners, and each other.

Collaborative

We treat everyone with respect and empathy, working together to break down silos and enabling people to succeed.

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Orca is committed to building an inclusive workplace by giving you the resources and flexibility to do your best work, no matter where you live in the world.

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Meet the Orca Security leadership team

Avi Shua

CEO & Co-Founder
Avi has more than 25 years of experience in cybersecurity. Prior to co-founding Orca Security, Avi was the chief technologist at Check Point Software Technologies and held key positions within Unit 8200, the Israeli NSA. While at Check Point, he built and scaled cybersecurity solutions that continue to protect tens of thousands of organizations to this day. Avi believes that cybersecurity products should always support the organization and not the other way around.

Gil Geron

CPO & Co-Founder
Gil has 15 years of experience leading and delivering cybersecurity and intelligence products. Prior to co-founding Orca Security, Gil directed a team of over 80 cyber professionals at Check Point Software Technologies. There he led the strategies and development cycle of its core cybersecurity product portfolio, which grew to over $400M in annual revenues while under his leadership. Gil is committed to providing seamless cybersecurity solutions without compromising on efficiency.

Liran Antebi

Chief Architect & Co-Founder
Liran is the designer and builder of future-proof, high-performance, scalable cybersecurity platforms that have protected thousands of organizations over decades. Known as a highly innovative architect at Checkpoint Software Technologies, Liran created new development tools and integrated existing technologies in an ongoing quest for faster development cycles coupled with enhanced product quality. Liran also patented a fast hash algorithm for data leak protection while at Checkpoint.

Matan Ben Gur

Chief Architect & Co-Founder
Matan is an expert in network security with vast experience in Linux, TCP/IP networks, and their performance. He has initiated major architectural projects for network security infrastructure, including scaling for multi-core platforms and the porting of a huge firewall product from Linux kernel-space to user-space. Excellent teamwork always being his priority, Matan enjoys assisting developers with designs and problem-solving.

Yoav Alon

CTO
Yoav is a security veteran recognized on Microsoft Security Response Center’s Most Valuable Research List (BlackHat 2019). Prior to joining Orca Security, he was a Unit 8200 researcher and team leader, a chief architect at Hyperwise Security, and a security architect at Check Point Software Technologies. Yoav enjoys hunting for Linux and Windows vulnerabilities in his spare time.

Mor Himi

VP, Applied Threat Research
Skilled in software design and development, network cybersecurity, and firewalls, Mor’s former title at Checkpoint Software Technologies’ was Cyber Protection Group Manager. He’s fascinated by the latest cyberattacks and believes research should never stay on paper. Rather, he thrives on transforming it into product capabilities so as to provide full protection against such attacks.

Arie Teter

VP, Research & Development
Arie comes to Orca Security with deep R&D experience, having developed and managed security products in small startups as well as leading corporate enterprises. In his previous role, he served as engineering director at Symantec, managing the core group of the Web Isolation product (coming from Fireglass acquisition), and leading its move to the cloud. Prior to that, he managed highly complicated and cross-organizational developments at Checkpoint Software Technologies, in the areas of IPv6 network security, Intrusion Prevention, and cross-product event analysis.

Meghan Marks

CMO
Meghan Marks is Chief Marketing Officer at Orca Security. She oversees the global marketing team which includes product marketing, demand generation, communications, digital, and brand strategy. She has more than 15 years of experience in technology marketing accelerating high growth, building strong brands, and establishing product category leadership. Most recently she served as the CMO of Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks. Previous to Palo Alto Networks Marks held executive leadership roles at Twistlock, Puppet, and Siemens.

Pini Karuchi

CFO & Acting COO
Pini brings over 15 years of financial and operational leadership to Orca. Prior to joining Orca, Pini served as Vice President of Finance and Operations at Twistlock, where he led the due diligence and integration effort when Twistlock, an end-to-end security solution for cloud-native environments, was acquired by Palo Alto Networks for over $410M. He was also the Head of Finance and Operations at Trusteer, which was acquired by IBM.

Terry Hill

SVP Sales
Terry Hill brings to Orca over 25 years experience as a sales and marketing professional, helping organizations scale in the internet technology space. Prior to Orca, Terry led sales at Fastly, a global CDN where he helped grow from B Round start up to a successful IPO. Prior to Fastly, Terry held leadership positions in sales, marketing, finance and operations at AT&T.

Elias Terman

SVP Marketing
Elias started his career as an entrepreneur and has a strong background in category creation for new and growing markets. Prior to Orca, Elias was VP of Global Marketing at Integris Software, a data discovery and privacy automation company. He led marketing at Distil Networks, where he drove the creation of the Bot Mitigation category, leading to their acquisition by Imperva. He also built out the marketing and business development organizations at OneLogin and helped establish SnapLogic as the leading independent integration company.

Glenna Forristall

VP of Customer Success
Glenna Forristall brings over 25 years’ leadership experience of Sales and Engineering teams to Orca. As a respected tech industry veteran of IBM, Cisco, Meru Networks (Fortinet), and AT&T, Glenna is known for building lasting relationships with customers and diverse teams fanatical about Customer Success. As Sr. Director of In-Building Solutions at AT&T, Glenna’s team was responsible for the successful launch and global delivery of AT&T’s LAN Transformation and In-Building 5G solutions. She was a founding mentor for AT&T Technical Leadership Association, an organization to mentor top engineering and technical employees, and was recognized as a VMware Woman of Purpose for her work affecting cultural change for women in technology.

Shlomo Dovrat

Co-founder
Viola Group & Viola Ventures

Justin Somaini

Former CISO
SAP, Yahoo & Symantec

Douglas Graham

CISO & CPO
Lionbridge

Andy Ellis

CSO
Akamai

Shahar Maor

CISO
Fiverr

Roger Hale

CISO
BigID

Andrew Daniels

CIO | CISO
Druva, Inc.

Jack Roehrig

CISO
Turnitin

Strong financial backing

Backed by an impressive team of strategic investors, Orca Security has raised nearly $630 million in combined funds at a $1.8 billion valuation, making it reach unicorn status within just two years after its founding.