Anitian, a cloud security and compliance automation company, announced today that it has secured $11 million in Series A funding from ForgePoint Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that specializes in investing in cybersecurity startups.

“Anitian is a unique cybersecurity investment opportunity,” said Sean Cunningham, a managing director at ForgePoint Capital. “They have taken a classic professional services engagement and automated it into a technology product that drives substantial ROI for enterprise customers. Anitian's ability to deliver customers a compliance technology in the cloud and manage those deployments with MDR is truly unrivaled in today’s security landscape,” Cunningham added.

“We are ecstatic to partner with ForgePoint Capital,” said Anitian CEO Andrew Plato. “ForgePoint Capital will help expand our offerings and capacity to serve the pent-up demand for compliance automation across private and public enterprises and organizations.”