Brief Overview

Cofense Inc. operates as a software development company. The Company provides security software services. Cofense focuses on solutions for the problem of phishing and cyber security. 


1602 Village Market Blvd
Southeast Suite 400
Leesburg, VA 20175
United States


Rohyt Belani, Co-Founder and CEO of PhishMe, was previously Co-Founder and CEO of Intrepidus Group (acquired by NCC) as well as an executive at Mandiant and Foundstone.


Founded in 2008 as PhishMe, Cofense is now has over 250 employees and is headquartered in Virginia. Aaron Higbee and Rohyt Belani co-founded in 2011. The company is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. Paladin Capital Group provided $2.5M in Series A funding for the small company in 2012. The company raised $13M in a Series B round in 2015 led by Paladin Capital Group and Aldrich Capital Partners.

Key Acquisitions

Malcovery (2015) – Phishing intelligence

Key Competitors

Navixia, Barracuda, BrandProtect, Wombat, ThreatSim

Products and Services

Provider of online security awareness services designed to protect employees from being targeted. The company's security awareness software offer penetration testing, social engineering, abuse management, incident response and forensics, enabling defense industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries to understand user security behavior, improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise.