Security Experts:

Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

SecurityWeekSecurityWeek

Cybersecurity Funding

SynSaber Launches Palm-Sized Threat Sensor for OT Environments

Industrial asset and network monitoring solutions provider SynSaber has announced the general availability of its product, a small device that enables organizations to gain visibility into their operational technology (OT) environments and detect potential threats.

Industrial asset and network monitoring solutions provider SynSaber has announced the general availability of its product, a small device that enables organizations to gain visibility into their operational technology (OT) environments and detect potential threats.

SynSaber announced its launch in July 2021 with $2.5 million in seed funding from SYN Ventures, Rally Ventures and Cyber Mentor Fund. The firm is based in Chandler, Arizona, and it was founded by Jori VanAntwerp (CEO) and Ron Fabela (CTO).

SynSaberThe company describes its product, SynSaber 1.0, as a vendor-agnostic, palm-sized threat sensor that can be hosted on existing infrastructure, including edge devices and DIN rails.

These so-called “Sabers” continuously collect data from industrial control systems (ICS), IIoT systems, and even legacy computing devices to enable operators and analysts to monitor and secure their networks.

The product, which can be integrated with existing systems, is designed to provide information on the status of devices, vulnerabilities, and other risks.

SynSaber 1.0 is priced on a per sensor basis.

Related: OPSWAT Acquires Industrial Cybersecurity Firm Bayshore Networks

Related: Rockwell Automation Acquires Industrial Cybersecurity Firm Oylo

Related: Dragos Becomes First Industrial Cybersecurity Unicorn After Raising $200 Million

Written By

Eduard Kovacs (@EduardKovacs) is a contributing editor at SecurityWeek. He worked as a high school IT teacher for two years before starting a career in journalism as Softpedia’s security news reporter. Eduard holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial informatics and a master’s degree in computer techniques applied in electrical engineering.

Click to comment

Expert Insights

Related Content

Application Security

Cycode, a startup that provides solutions for protecting software source code, emerged from stealth mode on Tuesday with $4.6 million in seed funding.

Cyberwarfare

Websites of German airports, administration bodies and banks were hit by DDoS attacks attributed to Russian hacker group Killnet

Network Security

NSA publishes guidance to help system administrators identify and mitigate cyber risks associated with transitioning to IPv6.

CISO Strategy

Cybersecurity-related risk is a top concern, so boards need to know they have the proper oversight in place. Even as first-timers, successful CISOs make...

Identity & Access

Hackers rarely hack in anymore. They log in using stolen, weak, default, or otherwise compromised credentials. That’s why it’s so critical to break the...

ICS/OT

Otorio has released a free tool that organizations can use to detect and address issues related to DCOM authentication.

Funding/M&A

Tenable has launched a $25 million venture fund to place bets on early-stage startups in the exposure management space.

Funding/M&A

Twenty-one cybersecurity-related M&A deals were announced in December 2022.