Cybersecurity is a top priority for information technology teams these days. As both the capabilities and reliability of security technologies continue to improve, unfortunately so do data breaches, cyberattacks and malicious code.
Here are 10 hot cybersecurity-focused companies that everyone should follow, from March 2020 and beyond.
Based out of Vancouver, Canada, Absolute provides an excellent endpoint visibility control platform. The company already services over 12,000 customers through self-healing endpoint security. The primary focus is generating complete visibility for connected systems, users, applications and more.
2. Deep Instinct
Hailing from New York, N.Y., Deep Instinct has an innovative approach to cybersecurity and infosec. With artificial intelligence and deep learning at the helm, its platform has the power to deliver predictive insights. The related system is capable of protecting against zero-day threats, advanced persistent threat attacks and so much more.
Another form of threat involves social engineering, where hackers use phishing attempts to prey on the sensibilities of others, particularly employees and industry professionals. IronScales, based out of Tel Aviv, Israel, offers a self-learning email security platform designed to combat all phishing attempts. No matter how robust or secure platforms are, phishing attacks can still bring an organization to its knees — especially when targeting the right personnel.
From sunny Clearwater, Fla., KnowBe4 is a security awareness and human error training platform. The idea is to assist organizations by providing engaging information security training regimens, particularly to those down in the trenches.
Based in London, UK, Mimecast is primarily an email, data and web security provider. The company offers an integrated, cloud-based platform that relies on its unique structure — called Email Security 3.0 — to protect all communications.
Mobile is the go-to platform now, especially for active, dynamic organizations where people are always on the move. That’s precisely why the Mountain View, Calif.-based MobileIron is a promising brand to watch this year. A longtime leader in mobile management solutions, MobileIron looks to bolster security with its Threat Defense and Intuitive Access solutions.
From New York, N.Y., Payfone is a digital trust and identity authentication provider that focuses on forward-facing initiatives. It has designed its security model to improve the customer experience, validating identities through a seamless process while ultimately improving trust and satisfaction.
From Foster City, Calif., Qualys is an IT security and compliance provider that manages a single cloud platform for all information security requirements.
9. Sumo Logic
Based out of Redwood City, Calif., Sumo Logic is a cloud operation and security analysis provider that manages a “continuous intelligence platform” for DevSecOps. Over 2,000 companies around the world already rely on Sumo Logic’s program, which enables them to secure and deliver applications at cloud scale.
Located in San Jose, Calif., Vectra offers an intelligent threat detection and response solution powered by AI. The cloud-native service helps secure assets and fight against potential data breaches and cyberattacks. As the team openly states, “Prevention is dead,” and everyone will become compromised at some point.