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Greylock Makes $10M Bet on Bedrock Security

Silicon Valley startup deposits $10 million in seed-stage funding to help organizations manage risk from cloud and gen-AI technologies.

Silicon Valley startup Bedrock Security has deposited $10 million in seed-stage funding to work on technology to help companies manage risk introduced by cloud and generative-AI products.

The company said the funding round was led by Greylock Partners.

Bedrock is building technology to help corporate defenders to continuously discover, manage, and protect sensitive data. The Menlo Park company said it is working on a data AI Reasoning (AIR) Engine capable of automatically understanding what data is most material to an enterprise.

The brainchild of data security engineers from Rubrik, AWS and VMware, the idea is to use modern tooling to fully understanding an organization’s data at the scale and speed demanded by modern enterprises.

At its core, Bedrock said its product will use AI reasoning to go beyond fixed rules for the more accurate data discovery, classification, and mapping. 

“This approach extends to tracking regulated data and core IP, for example, that may be used to train GenAI models. Through AIR’s technology, including data similarity, topic detection, and identity and activity analysis, Bedrock provides a clear picture of data usage and risk within one unified platform,” the company said.

Bedrock said its technology can be used to set up data perimeters to ring fence regulated data and core IP, excluding them from use in GenAI models and applications. Bedrock minimizes response times and maintains accuracy by employing patented 

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Ryan Naraine is Editor-at-Large at SecurityWeek and host of the popular Security Conversations podcast series. He is a security community engagement expert who has built programs at major global brands, including Intel Corp., Bishop Fox and GReAT. Ryan is a founding-director of the Security Tinkerers non-profit, an advisor to early-stage entrepreneurs, and a regular speaker at security conferences around the world.


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