Our team, based in San Francisco & Palo Alto and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, has experience building cloud services & APIs — and the software to protect the data flowing into & through those systems — at some of the fastest-growing platform companies in the world, like Uber, Deliveroo, Atlassian & MuleSoft. We’re hiring!
Nightfall, founded by Isaac Madan & Rohan Sathe, is backed by leading VC firms with deep expertise in the cybersecurity industry, and high-profile operators & leaders in enterprise IT, information security, and sports, including:
Bain Capital Ventures has helped launch and commercialize more than 240 companies, including DocuSign, Jet.com, Kiva Systems, Lime, LinkedIn, Rapid7, Redis Labs, Rent the Runway, Rubrik, SendGrid and SurveyMonkey. Bain Capital Ventures has $5.2 billion in assets under management with offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Palo Alto.
Enrique Salem, Partner at Bain Capital Ventures, is on Nightfall’s Board of Directors. Salem is a Board Member at Atlassian, DocuSign, FireEye and the former CEO of Symantec.
Venrock, originally established as the venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family in 1969, partners with entrepreneurs to build some of the world’s most disruptive, successful companies. With a primary focus on technology and healthcare, portfolio companies have included Apple, Check Point Software, Cloudflare, Dollar Shave Club, DoubleClick, Imperva, Intel, and Nest.
Pear VC, seed investor in Dropbox, Doordash, Branch, Guardant Health, and many others.
Scott McNealy, Founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems.
Bob Matschullat, Board Director at Visa and Clorox, former Board Member at Disney, Seagram, and McKesson.
Matt Carey, CIO of Home Depot.
Rob Chesnut, General Counsel of Airbnb, and previously Head of Trust and Safety at eBay.
Courtney Broadus, former SVP of Technology and Quality Engineering at Salesforce.
Frederic Kerrest, Executive Vice Chairman, co-founder and COO of Okta.
Ryan Carlson, CMO of Okta.
Doug Merritt, President & CEO of Splunk.
Stuart McClure, Founder & former CEO of Cylance.
Ronnie Lott, former NFL safety, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and 4X Super Bowl Champion with the San Francisco 49ers.
Kelvin Beachum Jr., NFL Player with the New York Jets.
Sri Viswanath, CTO of Atlassian.
“As companies continue to maintain more and more of their resources in the cloud, the need for comprehensive data loss prevention has become paramount. Nightfall has built an intuitive and robust data security platform that has the potential to become the gold standard. We’ve known Isaac and Rohan since the beginning of their journey, and we are excited to partner with them and the entire Nightfall team more closely on the road ahead.”Maynard Webb
Founder of the Webb Investment Network (WIN)
“The ability to discover and protect information across the cloud from a single platform sets Nightfall apart, and makes it invaluable to organizations of all sizes and in every industry. By taking a cloud-centric approach to protecting mission-critical data, Nightfall is positioning itself to be at the epicenter of the SaaS ecosystem. I look forward to working closely with Isaac, Rohan and Nightfall’s impressive team to tackle one of the biggest problems in information security.”Frederic Kerrest
Executive Vice Chairman, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Okta
“Isaac, Rohan, and the Nightfall team are addressing a deep and profound need in the world of information security, where I have spent nearly three decades of my career. With the proliferation of data across the cloud, high accuracy content inspection that is easy to operationalize is more important than ever. Nightfall has built a powerful and elegant solution to this problem. We are delighted to have been investors since the very beginning and to continue deepening our partnership with the team.”Enrique Salem
Partner at Bain Capital Ventures
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“It just works. We look forward to extending our use of Nightfall.”
“Nightfall has it all – easy to stand up and deploy and with the right feature set to do what we need.”
“Nightfall has allowed us to automate the detection and response of DLP.”
“Nightfall has given me a better handle on sensitive information.”
“Nightfall’s ease of setup and accuracy of identified data are both on point.”
“We had our Nightfall Enterprise DLP up and running in less than 321 seconds.”
“Working with Nightfall gives our customers confidence that we take data protection very seriously.”
“We saw that Nightfall was the best fit for our needs. Nightfall allows us to address our compliance and security requirements.”
“Our programmers can sleep better at night. Now we can spend our time developing enterprise applications instead of custom solutions to lint our code for secrets.”
“With Nightfall, we can manage any kind of behavior within Slack that becomes a problem.”
“Nightfall has dramatically dropped the time that we spend developing and executing our security fundamentals.”
“Nightfall Enterprise meets our needs with HIPAA compliance, and it gave us the tools to see when any violations would occur automatically.”
“I knew I could go to my bosses with Nightfall and get a yes.”
“A security breach that violates HIPAA can cost my business a lot of money and legal issues. Nightfall provides my business tremendous cost savings.”
“Nightfall helps us avoid costly and intrusive audits. We can prove that we are following best practices with HIPAA in Slack.”
“The practical results that come from Nightfall make me feel confident in the solutions we’ve built to protect our customer data.”
“Our business has a million moving parts, including hardware services. If a company can take one thing off of our plate, it’s a huge value add. Nightfall has been great for us with that.”
“Nightfall uses AI to simplify rule management. The promise that we would not have to write regexes was really alluring to us. So far, Nightfall has kept that promise.”
“I like the ease of integration. I like the tools within Slack for quarantining and review. It’s a straightforward tool. It does what it says.”
“Nightfall fits for what we’re looking to achieve, for our company size and use case at our scale. We think at five times our company size, Nightfall will also do what we need it to do.”
Nightfall integrates directly with all your
SaaS, APIs, and data infrastructure.
How do I deploy Nightfall?
Nightfall integrates with services via their APIs, and is fully cloud hosted. Nightfall is the industry's first cloud-native DLP platform.…Read More
How long does it take to deploy Nightfall?
For most systems it takes on the order of minutes to deploy. Because Nightfall is cloud-native and integrates directly via…Read More
How does Nightfall classify data?
Nightfall uses machine learning to classify data. Our deep learning-based classifiers are trained on massive volumes of data to yield…Read More
What types of data does Nightfall classify?
Nightfall classifies over 100+ types of sensitive data, including forms of personally identifiable data (PII), protected health information (PHI), payment…Read More
Does Nightfall scan unstructured data?
Yes, Nightfall scans unstructured data and parses text from 100+ file types. For example, this could be data like customer…Read More
How does Nightfall integrate with Slack?
Nightfall integrates directly with your Slack organization or workspace as a Slack bot. Installing the bot takes just one click…Read More
How does Nightfall yield time savings for my team?
Nightfall saves time by automating data detection, classification, and remediation. First, Nightfall installs in minutes, so you won't need IT…Read More
How does Nightfall help with compliance?
Compliance regimes like GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS require effective management & protection of customer data to keep consumers safe.…Read More
Nightfall vs. Legacy DLP: What’s the difference?
Traditional data loss prevention (DLP) platforms focus primarily on securing data on endpoints (devices like laptops, phones, servers) or networks.…Read More
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