Orca Security today announced that it had raised $55 million in Series B funding to support its goal of making cloud security more comprehensive and easier to manage for security teams.

Avi Shua, the company’s CEO, said Orca’s patent-pending SideScanning technology offers more comprehensive security, greater coverage across cloud platforms and deeper context so security teams know what incidents they have to tackle.

“Cloud security is fundamentally broken and practitioners are forced to waste their time installing and maintaining security agents instead of managing actual security risks,” Shua said. “Our solution lets security teams analyze for malware, identities and vulnerabilities and also offers more extended coverage of the cloud environment.”

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