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About Censys

Censys partners with both the private and public sectors to provide the most accurate internet intelligence data available, so teams can uncover risks and take down threats at scale.
The One Place To Understand Everything On The Internet.

We Make It Our Mission to Empower Yours

At Censys we believe that cybersecurity is critical to the future of our global economy. And in order to evolve cybersecurity defenses, both the public and private sector need access to best-in-class intelligence data. By arming our customers with the visibility and insights that they need to protect against critical threats, Censys provides the intelligence needed to bolster cybersecurity capabilities worldwide.

Our Story

Best-in-class internet data has always been at the core of what sets Censys apart. Born from a research project at the University of Michigan, our internet-wide scanning data now powers threat hunting and attack surface management efforts at enterprise organizations around the world.

2013

ZMap Invented

Censys co-founder Zakir Durumeric invents ZMap and fast internet-wide scanning while a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan.

2017

Censys Inc. Founded

Censys Inc. is founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan and receives seed funding from local angel investors.

2019

New Scanning Technology Built

Censys develops proprietary scanning technology to replace ZMap.

2020

Censys ASM Launched

Censys introduces its industry-leading Censys Attack Surface Management platform.

2022

Series B Funding Raised

Censys raises $35M in a Series B funding round, with investments led by Intel Capital.

2023

Censys Internet Intelligence Platform Launched

Censys continues to evolve its product offerings and introduces the Censys Internet Intelligence Platform for Threat Hunting and Attack Surface Management.

Today

Supporting Security Teams Globally

Censys currently partners with 165+ corporations and government organizations around the world.

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Get to Know Our Leadership Team

We’ve brought together a dynamic group of executives to lead Censys through continued growth and innovation. Our leaders bring decades of experience to the table, many of which have been spent in tech and cybersecurity.

Leadership

Meet Our Board of Directors and Investors

Censys partners with the brightest minds in the industry. Learn more about the individuals and investors committed to supporting our mission.

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Join Our Team of Experts

Our work is transforming the very way organizations go about protecting what they own on the internet – and it’s all powered by a committed team of talented, collaborative, and relentlessly-driven professionals.

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Explore Our Thinking

The cybersecurity world turns to the Censys team for trusted insights on CVEs, industry trends, and other thought leadership. Check out our team’s latest research and resources.

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Let’s get in touch

Reach out to one of our experts to learn more about how we can empower your security efforts.

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