Halborn Joins the Manta Network Ecosystem as a Security Partner

Manta Network
3 min readApr 13


Manta Network is proud to announce that Halborn is among the first to join Manta Network as an Ecosystem Security Partner. Manta Network’s Ecosystem Security Partners help facilitate the adoption of Manta Network’s core technologies, including zkSBTs and zkNFTs.

Halborn is an award-winning, elite cybersecurity company for blockchain organizations. As a third-party partner, Halborn continuously accesses an organization’s most vital assets, drives maximum value, and provides world-class cybersecurity consulting and execution at every step, going far beyond smart contracts. Halborn brings together a group of brilliant people from all over the world to solve problems, improve the world through technologies and secure the future.

As a Security Partner, Halborn will be providing rigorous audits of the Manta Network and affiliated projects to ensure the continuous security support of the greater ecosystem. The track record and level of expertise that Halborn’s Security Advisory-as-a-Service is set to add tremendous value to the Manta ecosystem, covering everything from advanced penetration testing, smart contract audits and DevOps&Automation.

In the past three years, Halborn has organized over 100 events, discovered multiple zero-days and more than 5000 vulnerabilities, and launched a new product Ziion, the first open-source, end-to-end, pre-compiled, multi-architecture, multi-protocol blockchain security test development solution. Additionally, Halborn’s size has grown four times in 2022, and raised $90 million.

Kenny Li, cofounder of Manta Network, remarked “Manta Network is thrilled to have an ecosystem partner as accomplished and collaborative as Halborn. We believe that their track record in the Web3 cybersecurity space speaks for itself, as evidenced by the impressive list of A-list projects which have vouched for them. We can’t wait to move forward together to spearhead Web3 privacy-preservation.”

The Manta Ecosystem Grants Program is designed to support projects that help Manta with activity, ecosystem growth, and Web3 & Web2 user acquisition by using Manta’s frictionless user infrastructure and toolkits to bring Web3 decentralized privacy and onboard large-scale Web2 applications onto Web3. Building on Manta Network allows developers to create user-friendly, wallet-free experiences for various aspects of privacy, including identity verification through the use of zkSBTs. Any projects interested in building on Manta Network can apply for the Grants Program here.

About Manta Network

Manta Network is the Layer 1 blockchain that brings programmable privacy to web3 using zero-knowledge proofs. Its suite of core products and technologies, including zkNFTs and MantaPay, offer user-friendly access to powerful ZK-enabled use cases. Leveraging the Poseidon hash and its own cryptographic innovations, Manta Network offers the fastest prover speed of any ZK network.

The project is created by a team of experienced founders from prestigious institutions like Harvard, MIT, and Algorand. Manta Network has received investments from some of the top web3 investment funds, including Binance Labs and Polychain, and has grown through participation in some of the best web3 accelerators, including Alliance DAO and Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator.

Manta Network is poised to onboard the next generation of Web3 users and usher in a new chapter of privacy-focused Web3 applications.

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About Halborn

Halborn is an award-winning, elite cybersecurity company for blockchain organizations. Security never ends. Halborn serves as a third-party partner to continuously assess an organization’s most vital assets, drive maximum value and provide world-class cybersecurity consulting and execution every step of the way — far beyond smart contracts.



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