Kratikal, a cyber security solution provider has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Amajit Gupta, former director of Microsoft India along with Praveen Dubey co-founder of Mutual PR, and J.P.Bhatt, co-founder and CEO of ImpactQA.
In 2013 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Allahabad students Pavan Kushwaha and Paratosh Bansal introduced the project, later joined by Dip Jung Thapa, Prashant Pandey and Ankit Singh together built a cyber security training and service providing company, Kratikal.
The Company claims to provide Vulnerability Assessments, Application Testing, Security Auditing, Penetration Testing and Cyber Forensics. They also spread awareness of online frauds and offer training sessions for corporate, Law Enforcement Agencies and educational institutions.
The team of 15 members provides services to domestic and foreign clients in USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Kratikal clients include Police Department, Corporate Houses and law agencies.
Mr. Pavan the CEO of Kratikal says “we aim to provide cyber security solutions globally and also train the society how to secure their systems.”
Kratikal will be using their funds in developing a tool that will automate security testing services with help of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and their data. This will bring down the high cost security testing.
The investor Amajit Gupta said, “As we are speedily moving towards digital age, cyber security is the necessity of the future. I have a firm belief that team Kratikal will be a leader in securing the internet space for everyone.”
Apart from Kratikal, other cyber security startup Lucidius raised and disclosed amount of funds from Flipkart CFO Sanjay Bhejwa in July, and Vijay Kedia raised series A funding for another cyber security startup named TAC cyber solutions in August 2016.