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Qadium raises millions to build IoT search engine

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The Internet of Things IoT exposes a variety of security challenges that have been prevalent on the Internet since its inception, but exemplified now that hackers can attack entire governmental or commercial systems worth billions of dollars.

To prevent these large scale attacks from happening, CIA and DARPA alumni Tim Junio is attempting to build a platform that monitors entire IoT systems—everything from CCTV cameras to servers to cash registers—and alerts the organization if part of their system is unsecure.

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Qadium, which has been building its servers of connected devices for three years, has now raised $20 million in Series A led by New Enterprise Associates Scott Sandell.

It plans to use the money to build out its server side even further, adding every IoT device available to its platform.

Expander doesn t come cheap; Qadium offers it to organizations for $1 million a year.

Instead of entrusting it all to in-house staff that may not be qualified to defend against every single type of hack, Qadium offers a complete platform that prevents hacks before they re even

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