Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Nyotron

Nyotron What they do: Provide cybersecurity as a service. Problem they solve: Enterprises, states, and entire economies are facing increasingly sophisticated and targeted cyber-threats. Zero-day and targeted attacks are becoming increasingly stealthy and sophisticated, often easily bypassing both traditional and next-gen security defenses. Today’s most advanced malware is created by highly organized nation states and…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Skyport Systems

Skyport Systems What they do: Provide a “remotely managed platform that establishes a secure enclave for the enterprise’s most critical applications.” Problem they solve: Cyber-security is an ongoing problem for organizations of all sizes. Application security is a newer security niche, but one with plenty of issues still plaguing it. How they solve it: According to…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: illusive networks

Illusive Networks What they do: Provide deception-based cybersecurity. Problem they solve: As the cost of security breaches continues to rise, many organizations are adding new security layers beyond firewalls and other perimeter defenses. Even so, can they keep up with new, sophisticated attacks, such as APTs? The headlines would say, “no.” The trouble is that…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Menlo Security

Menlo Security What they do: Provide cloud-based security. Problem they solve: Corporate networks and enterprise security policies rely heavily on threat detection tools to alert administrators to attacks, but the continuing onslaught of successful attacks makes it clear that it isn’t possible to reliably distinguish good or safe content from malware. Conventional threat prevention products…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Cybric

Cybric What they do: Provide a “Continuous Security-as-a-Service platform.” Problem they solve: Knowledge workers demand continuous updates to applications. They won’t wait months, or sometimes even a year, for new features and functionality that will help them do their jobs better, and if IT tries to make them wait, many users simply sidestep IT. While…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Bitglass

Bitglass What they do: Provide a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) service.  Problem they solve: As enterprises move critical workloads to the cloud (both public and private), they are struggling to secure data and maintain regulatory compliance. For instance, public cloud apps like Office 365 are being widely adopted in the enterprise, driving new security…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: GuardiCore

GuardiCore What they do: Provide datacenter and cloud security tools. Problem they solve: Data breaches threaten businesses and organizations of all types – Equifax, Home Depot, and the DNC could all speak to this. As the cost-per-breach continues to rise, new datacenter and cloud security threats continue to overwhelm enterprise IT teams. According to Ponemon’s…

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Big50-2017 Startup Spotlight: Illumio

Illumio What they do: Provide an “adaptive security platform.” Problem they solve: According to Illumio, there are more than 250 million servers inside data centers and clouds that are poorly secured and need protection against rapidly evolving threats. Security professionals are burdened with the sheer number of firewall rules, zones, VLANs, and subnets. And it’s not just…

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