[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Israel-based Seculert, an advanced threat detection company, has closed a $5.35 million round of venture financing. Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) led the round and existing investor YL Ventures participated. Dror Nahumi, partner at NVP, has also joined Seculert’s board of directors.

The funding will be used to further invest in sales and product development teams as well as establish a U.S. presence, says the company.