Sunday, April 14, 2024

Top 50 Cybersecurity Startups of 2018


Sunnyvale, California, United States

CrowdStrike is a cybersecurity technology firm pioneering next-generation endpoint protection, delivered as a single integrated cloud-based solution. It?s Falcon platform stops breaches by detecting all attacks types, even malware-free intrusions, providing five-second visibility across all current and past endpoint activity while reducing cost and complexity for customers.




Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Ledger is focused on securing blockchain assets, it manufactures secure hardware crypto wallets which are sold in more than 165 countries. For enterprises and corporations, Ledger introduced the Vault: a fully managed SaaS solution addressing the need to safeguard very large amount of multiple cryptocurrencies.


San Francisco, California, United States

HackerOne is the #1 vulnerability management and bug bounty platform. Our products and services – along with our community of more than 100,000 hackers who have earned more than $20M in bounty payouts as a result of their creative, intelligent work – empower security teams to take a proactive approach to protecting their applications, networks, and customers.




Irvine, California, United States

Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cyber security.Using a breakthrough mathematical process, Cylance quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what is in a blacklist or whitelist. By coupling sophisticated math and machine learning with a unique understanding of a hacker?s mentality .


New York, New York, United States

BigID develops software that helps companies secure their customer data & satisfy privacy regulations like GDPR;BigID is helping companies meet privacy regulations by providing automated Compliance For Regulations Like GDPR. Satisfy Subject Access, Right-To-Be-Forgotten, Consent, Breach & Record-Keeping Requirements With Ease.




San Francisco, California, United States

Tigera delivers solutions for secure application connectivity for the cloud native world. Tigera technology is used by the world?s largest cloud providers to power connectivity for application development and deployment and to address the connectivity and security challenges that arise in at-scale production


Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Darktrace is one of the world?s fastest-growing cyber defense companies and a leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, a new category of cyber solutions based on pioneering Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge.Darktrace was founded by world-class machine learning specialists and operational government intelligence experts.



Recorded Future

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States

Recorded Future arms security teams with threat intelligence powered by patented machine learning to lower risk. Their technology automatically collects and analyzes information from an unrivaled breadth of sources and provides invaluable context that?s delivered in real time and packaged for human analysis or instant integration with existing security technology.


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Cybereason is the leader in endpoint protection, offering endpoint detection and response, next-generation antivirus, and managed monitoring services.The Cybereason platform is powered by a custom-built in-memory graph, the only truly automated hunting engine anywhere




Palo Alto, California, United States

Vera (formerly Veradocs) enables organizations to secure, track, and revoke access to confidential data, across any platform or device. Vera encrypts and protects critical enterprise data while still allowing collaborators to create, access, edit, store and share data easily using the apps, web services (e.g. Box, Dropbox), and devices they prefer.


Redwood City, California, United States

Anomali delivers earlier detection and identification of adversaries in your organization?s network by making it possible to correlate tens of millions of threat indicators against your real time network activity logs and up to a year or more of forensic log data.



Duo Security

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Duo Security is a cloud-based access security provider protecting the world?s fastest-growing and largest companies including Box, Etsy, Facebook,NASA,Paramount Pictures,Toyota, TripAdvisor, Twitter, Yelp, Zillow, and more. Duo Security?s innovative and easy-to-use technology can be quickly deployed to protect users, data, and applications from breaches, credential theft and account takeover.


Palo Alto, California, United States

SentinelOne?s next-geneneration endpoint protection combines behavioral-based detection with automatic mitigation and forensics.SentinelOne is also the only next-generation endpoint protection company to be independently certified as a true antivirus replacement for Windows, OS X, and Linux, including certification for both HIPAA and PCI.



Cato Networks

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Cato Networks provides cloud-based and secure global SD-WAN for the distributed, mobile and Cloud-enabled enterprise.Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Cato Networks was founded in 2015 by cybersecurity luminary Shlomo Kramer, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies and Imperva, and Gur Shatz, co-founder of Incapsula.

Attivo Networks

Fremont, California, United States

Attivo Networks?, the leader in deception technology, provides accurate in-network threat detection, analysis, and accelerated response to advanced, credential, insider, and ransomware attacks. The Attivo Deception and Response Platform provides continuous visibility and efficient threat management for user networks, data centers, cloud, branch, IoT, ICS-SCADA, and POS environments.




New York, New York, United States

The leading security company to predict and remediate potential security risks across organizations and their partners.


Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Protenus is Health IT’s next-generation immune system. Trusted by major healthcare organizations, the Protenus platform allows privacy and security teams to protect health data from misuse using clinical context, advanced analytics, and machine learning. Protenus provides accurate, timely, and actionable alerts to suspicious activity in the Electronic Health Record




San Jose, California, United States

Zscaler is revolutionizing internet security with the industry?s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 13 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.

Menlo Security

Menlo Park, California, United States

Menlo Security, Inc. provides a cloud-based isolation platform that protects organizations from cyberattacks by eliminating the threat of malware from websites, documents, and emails. It serves various enterprises, including Fortune 500 companies and financial services institutions through a network of resellers in the United States and internationally.




Sunnyvale, California, United States

Illumio is a data center and cloud security company.Illumio?s Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) is completely independent of underlying infrastructure and delivers visibility and control over workloads running in any data center or cloud environment. It computes security policies and ensures they are provisioned accurately by understanding and continuously adapting to changes in the infrastructure and applications

Arctic Wolf Networks

Sunnyvale, California, United States

Arctic Wolf Networks provides SOC as a service that makes every link in the security chain stronger. The turnkey service is anchored by security engineers and includes a proprietary SIEM. With no upfront costs or long term contracts, even the smallest companies can have the peace of mind that comes with vigilant cybersecurity.




Campbell, California, United States

Bitglass is a cloud security gateway that helps enterprises move to SaaS-based and mobile deployments securely.


San Mateo, California, United States

Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, is trusted by leading Fortune 1000 companies to protect their enterprise, partners and customers from advanced email phishing attacks. The Agari Email Trust Platform? is the industry?s only solution that ?understands? the true sender of emails, leveraging the company?s proprietary, global email telemetry network and patent-pending, predictive Agari Trust Analytics to identify and stop phishing attacks.



Digital Shadows

San Francisco, California, United States

Digital Shadows SearchLight? service combines scalable data analytics with human analysts to monitor for cyber threats, data leakage, and reputation risks. Digital Shadows continually monitors the Internet across the visible, deep and dark web, as well as other online sources to create an up-to-the minute view of an organization and provide it with tailored threat intelligence

Shape Security

Mountain View, California, United States

Shape provides best-in-class defense against malicious automated cyber-attacks on web and mobile applications. Shape has deflected over $1B in fraud losses for major retailers, financial institutions, airlines, and government agencies.Shape deflects automated attacks like credential stuffing (ATO), fraudulent credit card applications, and gift card theft on the world’s most targeted web applications and mobile APIs




Mountain View, California, United States

DataVisor is the leading fraud and financial crime detection service utilizing unsupervised machine learning to identify attack campaigns before they conduct any damage. DataVisor protects some of the largest organizations in the world from attacks such as account takeovers, fake account creation, money laundering, fake social posts, fraudulent transactions


Austin, Texas, United States

SparkCognition is the world?s first Cognitive Security Analytics company.They’re applying Machine Learning & AI to Cloud Security and the Internet of Things.SparkCognition builds artificial intelligence solutions for applications in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. We turn data into actionable insights that help our customers forecast the future and have confidence in their decisions




Cupertino, California, United States

Bromium develops software with micro-virtualization and hardware-based security solutions for enterprise desktops.Bromium vSentry?, based on the Bromium Microvisor?. protects Windows? PCs from undetectable advanced malware that attacks the enterprise through tricking users into opening poisoned attachments, documents and websites


San Francisco, California, United States

Valimail provides the first and only truly automated email authentication solution for brand protection and anti-fraud defense. Valimail’s patented, standards-compliant technology provides an unrivaled one-click solution for DMARC enforcement to stop phishing attacks, increase deliverability, and protect organizations? reputations




San Francisco, California, United States

RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their Enterprise Digital Footprint and map their Adversaries? infrastructure. RiskIQ products, powered by a proprietary virtual-user technology, threat analysis engine, and global proxy network, enable an organization to defend against threats targeting its websites, mobile applications, brands, customers, and employees


Clearwater, Florida, United States

KnowBe4 is the world’s most popular integrated platform for Security Awareness Training and simulated phishing attacks. KnowBe4 enables you to effectively manage the problem of social engineering.KnowBe4 provides on-demand, interactive, engaging training through the browser combined with unlimited simulated social engineering attacks through email, phone and text




San Francisco, California, United States

ZIMPERIUM provides a complete mobile security system that continuously runs on the device to provide visibility, security, and management for iOS and Android devices. With its non-intrusive approach, users can be confident that their data and their privacy are protected at all times, both on and off the corporate network.Our award-winning machine learning-based engine, z9,protects mobile data, apps and sessions against device compromises, network attacks and malicious apps

illusive networks

Tel Aviv-yafo, Tel Aviv, Israel

llusive creates an alternate reality, transparently woven into your existing network. Attackers led into this reality are instantly identified with certainty, triggering a high-fidelity report that lets you know it is time to act.It?s a solution that disrupts the attacker?s operations ? without disrupting yours. We provide tools that help security teams detect and resolve advanced attacks, to prevent cyber incidents from becoming business crises.




San Mateo, California, United States

Exabeam is a big data security analytics company that provides enterprises with advanced user behavior intelligence to unlock the potential of existing security information and event management (SIEM) and log management data repositories, enabling IT security teams to more quickly detect and respond to cyberattacks and insider threats in real time.


Leesburg, Virginia, United States

PhishMe is a provider of threat management for organizations concerned about human susceptibility to advanced targeted attacks. PhishMe?s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report, and mitigate spear phishing, malware, and drive-by threats.




Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

IntSights is an intelligence driven security provider, established to meet the growing need for rapid, accurate cyber intelligence and incident mitigation.

Versa Networks

Santa Clara, California, United States

Versa is unique among software-defined networking vendors, providing an end-to-end solution that both simplifies and secures the WAN/branch office network. Based completely on software, Versa?s Cloud IP Platform delivers a broad set of capabilities for building agile and secure enterprise networks, as well as highly efficient managed service offerings




Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

CounterTack is the exclusive provider of the industry?s one true behavior and memory-based Endpoint Threat Platform for the enterprise.CounterTack provides a unique combination of threat context, organizational resiliency and broad visibility, to mitigate endpoint risk and reduce the impact of advanced attacks.


Cupertino, California, United States

Demisto Enterprise is the first Security Operations Platform to combine intelligent automation and collaboration into a single ChatOps interface. Demisto?s automation is provided by DBot who interacts with your team via ChatOps for playbook-based workflows, cross-correlation, and information sharing, helping security teams scale while working and learning the way humans are wired to ? together.



Signal Sciences

Venice, California, United States

Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform (WPP) provides comprehensive threat protection and security visibility for web applications, microservices, and APIs on any platform. Built by practitioners for practitioners, it is the only solution that works seamlessly across any cloud and infrastructure. Signal Sciences customers include Under Armour, Etsy, Yelp/Eat 24, Datadog, WeWork and more. The company is headquartered in Venice, CA

OneLogin, Inc

San Francisco, California, United States

OneLogin brings speed and integrity to the modern enterprise with award-winning products for single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) that are part of its broader cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM)/Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solution.OneLogin’s cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution allows enterprises of all sizes to secure their cloud and on-premise apps for all users and devices.



Vectra Networks

San Jose, California, United States

Vectra Networks is a patent-pending X-series security platform that instantly identifies cyber-attacks while they are happening. It automatically prioritizes attacks that pose the business risk, enabling organizations to quickly make decisions on where to focus their time and resources.Vectra Networks uses next-generation computer architecture and combines data analytics and machine learning to detect attacks on every device, application, and operating system


United States

Fundbox lThetaRay is a provider of unknown threat detection solutions to critical infrastructure, financial institutions, and other verticals.




Los Altos, California, United States

Netskope is the leader in cloud security. Using patented technology, Netskope?s cloud-scale security platform provides context-aware governance of all cloud usage in the enterprise in real time, whether accessed from the corporate network, remote, or from a mobile device. This means that security professionals can understand risky activities, protect sensitive data, stop online threats, and respond to incidents in a way that fits how people work today


San Francisco, California, United States

NodeSource is Building products focused on Node.js security and performance for the Enterprise.NodeSource provides real-time security vulnerability scanning of third-party JavaScript modules running in production. In addition to added security for Node.js, N|Solid provides the most detailed real-time monitoring, enabling increased performance and the fastest time to resolution for application performance bottlenecks.



Cavirin Systems

Santa Clara, California, United States

Cavirin provides continuous security assessment and remediation across physical, public, and hybrid clouds, supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, VMware, KVM, and Docker.The company?s solutions offer continuous visibility, are agentless and multi-tenant, and scale to the largest physical and virtual infrastructures.


Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

GuardiCore is an innovator in internal data center security focused on delivering more accurate and effective ways to stop advanced threats through real-time breach detection and response. Developed by the top cyber security experts in their field, GuardiCore is changing the way organizations are fighting cyber attacks in their data centers




Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Trusona is the leader in simply secure identity authentication. We developed the world?s first and only insured digital identity authentication solution and are leading a movement where there are no passwords to be created, remembered, stolen, or compromised. Where people are who they say they are – every time.


Denver, Colorado, United States

ProtectWise provides automated threat detection and response across time for any network. Delivering security entirely from the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid captures full-fidelity network traffic from enterprise, cloud and industrial environments, to create a lasting network memory. The security platform provides real time and retrospective alerting and analysis in a rich, innovative visualizer




Mountain View, California, United States

An IoT security solution from the ground up specifically to secure IoT environments. The solution is non-intrusive, clientless, cloud-based, and out-of-band.