Tel Aviv-based cyber-attack prevention firm Solebit Labs, currently establishing new global headquarters in Silicon Valley, has announced completion of an $11 million Series A funding round led by ClearSky Security.

Solebit was founded in 2014 by Boris Vaynberg, Meni Farjon, and Yossi Sara — all of whom graduated from Israel’s IDF technology units. The funding announced today will be used to accelerate adoption and deployment of the SoleGATE Security Platform from the new headquarters in Silicon Valley.

SoleGATE is an attack prevention system that can be used as a replacement or alternative to traditional endpoint protection systems. Such systems typically rely on either malware signatures or malware behavioral analysis engines — with or without benefit of machine learning AI algorithms— to detect malware; and both of these approaches can be evaded by zero-day fileless attacks.

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