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11 cybersecurity vendors to watch in 2021

The cybersecurity outlook continues to create new businesses and attract new investments. This is just one example of what the industry offers.

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The security industry is bustling with vendors offering a tremendous set of technologies to help companies meet the ever-evolving security challenges.

One quoteSince 2018, we have fixed the number of active security vendors to around 1,200. And the web-based research platform CyberDB Over 3,500 cyber security vendors — Only in the United States.

No matter how many real numbers you have, it’s clear that your organization has no shortage of options when it comes to finding vendors (or technologies) that meet specific security requirements. Unlike many other sectors where a few companies dominate the market, the cybersecurity outlook continues to spawn new companies and attract new investments at a relentless pace.

Investors set a record even in 2020, despite all the turmoil caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic $ 7.8 billion in global cybersecurity industry, According to Crunchbase. That number represents a nine-fold increase in 2011. In 2020, six companies achieved cybersecurity unicorn status. In short, the market valuation exceeded $ 1 billion. So far in 2021, nine companies have already achieved that status.

Here’s a sample of 11 vendors to watch this year — notable for the news they made, the dollars they collected, the technology they offer, or the executives behind them. (Note: This list is not exhaustive and is not the top list of vendors in any category.)

Jai Vijayan is an experienced technology reporter with over 20 years of experience in IT trade journalism. He was recently the lead editor of Computerworld, addressing the issues of information security and data privacy in publications. During his 20 years … View full biography




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