Dataminr Forges Partnership with NightDragon


Dataminr has announced a new strategic advisory partnership with NightDragon.

NightDragon Founder and Managing Director and cybersecurity industry luminary Dave DeWalt will also form and lead Dataminr’s new Corporate Market Advisory Board of industry leaders from the fields of physical security, cyber security and reputation risk.

“In today’s world, we are facing greater cyber and physical threats than ever before, reinforcing the need for faster response, more effective risk mitigation and stronger crisis management for corporate enterprises around the world. Dataminr is uniquely positioned to solve these challenges with our real-time AI Platform and, with the help of NightDragon and our new corporate market advisory board chaired by Dave DeWalt, we can establish ourselves as the leader in the emerging space of converged cyber-physical security,” said Ted Bailey, Founder and CEO of Dataminr.

“Over the last few years, we have seen the fusion of cyber and physical coming together, demanding a new generation of real-time risk mitigation tools. The NightDragon team and I look forward to working closely with the Dataminr team to bring to market the industry’s first cyber-physical threat fusion solution to CISOs and CSOs and further establish the company as the clear market leader in this emerging field,” said Dave DeWalt, Founder and Managing Director, NightDragon. DeWalt brings more than 25 years of experience leading both early-stage innovators and Fortune 500 organisations including as CEO of McAfee, FireEye and Documentum, where he collectively drove more than $20B of shareholder value.

Following its $475M growth capital financing in 2021 at a $4.1B valuation, Dataminr also acquired WatchKeeper and Krizo.