Respond Software

Brief Overview

Respond Software is a provider of automated cyber security threat protection, working to help companies achieve high performance and efficiency in people-intensive security operations. Respond Software is a team of seasoned professionals who have decades of experience not only building enterprise-scale security software, but also standing-up Security Operations Centers with people, processes and technical infrastructures for enterprises and agencies across the globe. 


Respond Software
785 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041


Mike Armistead – Co-Founder & CEO
Chris Calvert – Co-Founder & VP Product Strategy
Robert Hipps – Co-Founder & VP Engineering
Chris Triolo – VP Customer Success


Respond Software was founded in 2016 and is based in Silicon Valley. Its veteran team, world-class investors and customer base are building technology for the SOC of the future. In 2017, the company raised $12M from Foundation Capital and CRV.

Key Competitors

Menlo Security, McAfee, CyberArk Software, enSilo

Products and Services

Respond Software’s gives enterprise and government security operations teams of all sizes a product that uniquely combines the best of human expert judgement with the scale and consistency of software. This quick-to-implement cyber-security automation software delivers the equivalent of a virtual, best-of-breed analyst team that dramatically increases capacity and improves monitoring and triage capabilities, at a fraction of the cost. 

The Respond Analyst™ product is a modern expert system that emulates the decision-making and judgement of a seasoned security analyst. Respond Software currently offers two analyst modules that address network intrusion and system compromise use cases. The product roadmap hosts a strategic mix of analyst modules to address the inherent challenges of today's corporate SOC. In a large customer environment, the Respond Analyst demonstrated workload capacity that is the full-time equivalent (FTE) of 26 SOC analysts, based on today's industry-average for analyst productivity of 75 events processed per hour