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Gomboc.ai Emerges From Stealth And Raises Over $5M In Seed Funding To Deliver Cloud Infrastructure Remediation With Its Deterministic AI Engine

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Already in use by Fortune 500 and Global 2,000 Companies, Gomboc.ai is curing the ‘remediation headache’ for security and DevOps teams

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gomboc.ai, a deterministic AI-powered cloud infrastructure remediation platform, announced its seed round of over $5M, led by Glilot Capital and Hetz Ventures, and with participation from strategic angel investors. Coming out of their private beta testing phase, Gomboc’s platform is already in use by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. The company will use this initial funding to accelerate product development and establish its go-to-market strategy to meet demand.

Gomboc has built a deterministic AI engine that outputs precise and secure Infrastructure as Code. Trained nightly, the engine has a complete and up-to-date understanding of major cloud service providers. With Gomboc, security teams can continuously enforce cloud security policies, and DevOps teams immediately deploy remediations.

“We are delivering on the promise of true remediation,” said Ian Amit, Co-Founder and CEO of Gomboc.ai. “Many security platforms have been created to tell you what issues to fix, why to fix them, and in what order you should fix them for the highest impact. Instead, our approach with Gomboc is to use AI to provide context-aware remediations immediately and present the solution to DevOps teams to approve.”

Gomboc is completely changing the way the security industry approaches cloud security:

  • No more remediation backlog. Since Gomboc can immediately and continuously push fixes for DevOps teams to approve through a pull request, all cloud infrastructure security findings can be addressed without fatiguing teams.
  • No learning curve required. Gomboc’s AI engine is trained to work with all popular Infrastructure as Code platforms so that there is no learning curve for a new language or tooling. Teams make decisions based on security needs, then drag-and-drop plain text security policies for Gomboc to continuously enforce.
  • No AI randomness or hallucinations. Deterministic AI sets Gomboc apart from many other GPT-based LLM startups as it produces accurate code that adheres strictly to an organization’s cloud environment and security standards. Current LLM platforms generate statistically correct outcomes, leaving room for error.

According to Kobi Samboursky, Founder and Managing Partner at Glilot Capital Partners, “Remediation has continued to be a headache for security and DevOps teams alike. We find Gomboc’s approach to both cloud security and AI to be refreshing and logical. They have engineered an extremely defensible strategy to fix a painful issue plaguing cloud security. We believe it will quickly become essential to every CISO’s portfolio.”

“We are excited to work with Gomboc.ai as a design partner. I’m looking to finally find a solution that seamlessly remediates our entire CSPM backlog across all our products. Gomboc.ai provides a true shift-left approach for existing infrastructure and new ones.” said Richard Barretto, CISO at Progress Software.

Ian is a former CSO who spent four years securing 14 businesses at Cimpress and was also the CSO at Rapid7. Jonathan Desrocher, Gomboc’s Co-Founder and CTO, held leadership roles at AWS and Bridgewater Associates and is an alumnus of IDF’s 8200 unit. Ian and Jonathan were formerly Senior Managers at Amazon, having led Application Security, Platform Security, and Professional Services. Their unique AI expertise and first-hand experience in the problem area have given insights into how best to build a solution that works towards security and DevOps goals.

“Solving infrastructure problems directly with IaC, and in a way that takes into account the actual architecture, is an enabler for both security and DevOps teams. Gomboc.ai’s approach to this is unique and beats anything I’ve seen in the market. I expect that adopting this approach may fundamentally change how we approach cloud security.” Jonathan Jaffe, CISO, Lemonade

“Gomboc is a time machine for security and DevOps,” said Pavel Livshiz, General Partner at Hetz Ventures. “It saves countless hours chasing misconfigurations and researching issues. Because it integrates directly into the CI/CD pipeline, remediation is as easy as approving a pull request. The fact that Gomboc is trained nightly on cloud service provider documentation is a game-changer.”

Learn more:

Learn more about Gomboc.ai’s remediation platform at https://gomboc.ai and schedule a demo or kick off an integration to deliver immediate results to your infrastructure misconfigurations.

About Gomboc

Gomboc leverages deterministic AI to secure and remediate cloud infrastructure issues with precision. With a simple drag-and-drop policy creation, Gomboc takes the hard work out of managing and securing cloud infrastructure across single and multi-cloud environments. Security teams can continuously ensure compliance and security standards, while DevOps can focus on functionality and scale rather than toiling over remediation. The AI model is updated nightly based on cloud service provider updates to close the knowledge gap and deliver the most accurate cloud capabilities related to security.

What is a Gomboc?

A Gomboc is a mono-monostatic object – essentially a self-righting object that, no matter which way is pushed, will consistently achieve stability. Much like the mathematical Gomboc, Gomboc.ai continuously self-rights your cloud infrastructure and keeps it secure while you create new services and scale your existing environment.


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Ian Amit
Gomboc.ai | CEO
press@gomboc.ai

First published on Tue, Aug 8, 2023

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