10 Cybersecurity startups to watch in 2017


A recent influx of investment capital into cybersecurity has driven innovation and expansion in startup communities all around the world. Cybersecurity is now a red-hot business proposition, which is why new companies, even when they are still in their infancy, can create entirely new segments of the cybersecurity industry, with areas of focus such as security risk mitigation, cloud security and adaptive behavioral modelling technologies. After seeing all the big players at the RSA conference in February 2017, here are ten of the most exciting new cybersecurity startups to watch in 2017.

10 | Darktrace

Darktrace focuses on a cyber “immune system” to manage and mitigate threats to network security in an enterprise or industrial setting using adaptive machine learning technology based in Bayesian mathematics. The company was founded in 2013, and received over $25 million in funding during 2016 alone.
CEO: Nicole Eagan
Headquarters: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Founded: 2013

9 | Evident.io

Evident.io provides security and compliance monitoring for Amazon Web Services, public cloud services, infrastructure as a service and platform as a service. Their software allows for real time monitoring and security alerts for companies operating in the cloud. Evident.io was founded in 2013 and had a $22 million funding round in 2016.
CEO: Tim Prendergast
Headquarters: California, United States of America
Founded: 2013

8 | Intsights

IntSights’ software subscription allows companies to detect, analyze, and remediate cyber-attacks to their infrastructure in real time. The company was founded in 2015 and had a $15 million funding round already this year.
CEO: Guy Nizan
Headquarters: New York, United States of America
Founded: 2015

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