TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Perception Point, a cybersecurity firm whose unique cloud-based, CPU-level technology intercepts advanced attacks at the earliest possible stage of execution, today announced it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Rami Kalish from Pitango will join Pinhas Buchris from SOMV on the Perception Point board of directors. Perception Point employs proprietary algorithms to examine data at an earlier stage than other solutions, directly accessing a computer system's CPU to detect and prevent attacks prior to exploitation, without delays or scale limitations. At Perception Point, we saw an opportunity to serve both requirements – fusing the flexibility of a cloud solution with the threat visibility only possible at a CPU level." Rami Kalish, Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango Venture Capital, stated, "We are very enthusiastic about supporting Perception Point at an early stage. Pinhas Buchris, General Partner of SOMV, said, "Having provided the seed funding for Perception Point, we are excited to see how the company and its groundbreaking technology have advanced.