Abnormal Security

Cloud email security platform

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Cloud Computing

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Company mission

To make the cloud a safer place for businesses.



HQ Location

Yerba Buena, San Francisco, CA


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11% employee growth in 12 months

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Theo Margolius

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Fraud involving impersonation is one of the top causes of online financial crime. Criminal tactics like email account spoofing, where the criminal impersonates an official account to steal personal information or money, are rife. Abnormal Security is a startup aimed at handling these hyper-targeted and personalized email attacks by analyzing communications and identifying potential fraud before it can take place.

The fraud detection space is extremely competitive but Abnormal Security differentiates itself through its focus on the threat of impersonation rather than a spectrum of threats. This has allowed it to amass a wealth of data relating specifically to high-risk impersonation attacks, analyzing over 45,000 signals to detect any anomalies.

Its specialized approach has fueled rapid growth, leading to a $4B valuation after a Serice C Funding round. Now, Abnormal plans to double down on product development and expand internationally, prioritizing markets where data security laws necessitate a local presence. By staying focused on impersonation, Abnormal Security positions itself as a formidable force in the fight against online financial crime.

Total funding - $284m

Last 2 fundraises

Nov 2020



May 2022



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Company benefits

  • Healthcare
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k
  • One Medical
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Home Office Stipend
  • Monthly Internet & Phone Stipend
  • Health and Wellness Stipend


Having started their career as a Software Engineer, co-founded GamerNook.com, Bloomspot, and Adstack before spending 3 years at Twitter. Co-founded Abnormal Security in April 2018, and has been CEO since.

Previously Senior Software Engineer at Twitter and Google. Was also Software Architect at TellApart.

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