Human Security, formerly White Ops, is a cybersecurity company that protects digital advertisers and web app owners from ad fraud and other forms of automated threats.

Human provides detection of systematic defense against bot and malware fraud, enabling advertisers and enterprise businesses with the tools they need to eliminate fraud and ensure the success of their campaigns and the security of their systems and data.

Human Security was founded in 2012 by Michael Tiffany and Tamer Hassan. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco, CA and British Columbia, Canada.


Human offers various products designed to protect applications, advertisements, and marketing investments from such abuse, using machine learning and other threat intelligence techniques to identity malicious bots that mimic human behavior.


Human Security was acquired back in 2020 by Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division, in partnership with ClearSky Security and NightDragon.


Human has the most advanced Human Verification Engine that protects applications, APIs and digital media from bot attacks, preventing losses and improving the digital experience for real humans.


Human Security is backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, WestCap, NightDragon, and others. The company raised $100M in growth financing on Jan 04, 2022. This brings Human Security's total funding to $142.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $142.1M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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