UPDATED BY
Rose Velazquez | Sep 16, 2022

The yearly costs related to the damage inflicted by cybercrime could be as much as $10.5 trillion in 2025 — an increase of 15 percent over five years.

As collectors and storers of data on a grand scale, businesses are especially ripe for targeting. IBM president and CEO Ginni Rometty thought so too.

“Cybercrime,” she once said, “is the greatest threat to every company in the world.”

It goes without saying that sophisticated cybersecurity is more crucial than ever, and fortunately, there are plenty of cybersecurity companies ready to help.

Top Cybersecurity Companies to Know

  • McAfee
  • Nuance
  • DNSFilter
  • Deepwatch
  • CrowdStrike
  • KnowBe4
  • Ping Identity
  • Duo Security

The following 48 cybersecurity companies specialize in predicting, mitigating and shutting down cyber threats so their clients — and their clients’ customers — can focus more on offense rather than defense.

 

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Network Security Companies

Location: Fully Remote 

Small and mid-size businesses remain vulnerable to the growing threat of cyber attacks, so Huntress fortifies their defenses. The company combines security tools and experts to leverage high-tech features, detect hackers and purge threats from systems. In addition, their dashboard enables organizations to remain aware of ongoing investigations and the status of their online security.

 

Location: Santa Clara, California

Palo Alto Networks works to protect all things digital across clouds, mobile devices and networks. In addition to cloud and enterprise solutions, Palo Alto also offers Cortex, the company’s AI-based continuous security platform.

 

Location: Fully Remote

The need for added protection against cyber threats has become more imperative than ever, which is why Deepwatch offers a suite of technologies to defend data. With the company’s solutions, organizations can monitor for threats, locate weaknesses, and act quickly when viruses strike. To deliver seamless operations, Deepwatch pairs each client with a team of security experts.

 

Location: Sunnyvale, California

Proofpoint’s cloud-based security solutions protect against a wide variety of threats, including those delivered via email, social media and mobile app. Other tools provide encryption, guard against data loss and let companies view any suspicious and potentially harmful agents that might be targeting their customers through email phishing, malicious web domains and other conduits.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Lookout’s technology provides mobile security that mitigates attacks and stops them altogether. The company’s Mobile Endpoint Security uses AI to safeguard smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks, while Zero Trust Network Access gives organizations the ability to let employees access work-related apps without putting company data at risk.

 

Location: Fully Remote

GoGuardian provides educators with a suite of cybersecurity and protection tools that maximize the learning potential and well-being of students. The company’s solutions ensure educators are able to reduce distractions while supporting mental health and development, with DNS filtering, accessibility and visibility capabilities to ensure safety while bolstering development.

 

Location: Denver, Colorado

Red Canary provides cloud-based cybersecurity solutions with a variety of tools for managing and responding to cybersecurity threats. The Red Canary platform alerts users to potential security risks and can respond to threats in seconds through endpoint telemetry, alert management and cloud environment runtime threat detection capabilities.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

NowSecure works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, as well as organizations in the healthcare, defense, energy and manufacturing sectors, to produce mobile security solutions that keep up with the modern, mobile-first world. The company offers mobile app security testing, incident response and compliance solutions, all powered by scalable automation software that is purpose-built for mobile apps.

 

Location: San Carlos, California

Check Point works with companies of all sizes in a variety of industries such as retail, finance, healthcare and education. In addition to the company’s Live Cyber Threat Map, which displays security updates in real time, Check Point products cover network security, endpoint threat protection and cloud and mobile security.

 

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Location: New York, New York

Trail of Bits is a cybersecurity firm specializing in a wide range of services, including reverse engineering, cryptography, malware protection, blockchain security and virtualization. The New York-based company has performed security assessments, engineering and research for major entities like Facebook and DARPA.

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Rapid7 provides IT and IoT security solutions that include vulnerability management tools, application security testing and incident detection and response. In addition, it offers tools and services that model threats, advise on device design, perform penetration and system analysis testing and more.

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Cybereason offers endpoint detection and response through a platform that detects behavioral patterns and reveals malicious activity to help root out ransomware, malware and viruses.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Formed by ethical hackers and security leaders, HackerOne says it “closes the security gap between what organizations own and what they can protect” with Attack Resistance Management. The company’s platform can assess security and help IT teams respond to software vulnerabilities. GM, Nintendo, PayPal and AT&T have been among HackerOne’s customers.

 

Location: Fully Remote

BlackCloak provides cyber security for executive teams in industries like finance, retail, healthcare and media. The company’s Concierge Cybersecurity & Privacy Platform helps with monitoring the security of personal devices such as cell phones and tablets and can scan home networks to check for vulnerabilities.

 

Location: Austin, Texas

Unit 410’s security, infrastructure and cryptocurrency engineers work to “build engineering tools for clients to operate their networks safely.” They have backgrounds in building, operating, scaling and securing crypto networks.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Because DNS-based threats have become a common problem for businesses, DNSFilter has developed advanced tools for threat detection and content filtering. Dividing suspicious sites into categories, DNSFilter’s technology can block content related to terrorism, hate, weapons, drugs and distracting social media. Whether companies are working remotely or in person, they can tailor DNSFilter's solutions to fit their unique needs.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Trustwave provides on-demand data security. Offerings include tools to prevent data loss and detect system intrusion, assess security, and scan for vulnerabilities. In addition, it provides protection, code review, penetration testing and other security measures for applications.

 

Location: Austin, Texas

ForcePoint provides adaptive security through behavior-centric analytics via a unified, cloud-centric platform to guard against advanced and multi-stage threats from within and without for content, email and web security applications.

 

Location: Broomfield, Colorado

Webroot provides cloud-based cybersecurity solutions for businesses, consumers and enterprises. Its services include real-time threat protection against viruses, phishing attacks, identity theft, spyware and other malicious intrusions. And its Webroot WiFi Security protects the privacy and security of users who connect via wireless.

 

Location: Westminster, Colorado

Coalfire’s cybersecurity solutions include risk management, risk and control assessment, and risk advisory services. Its team of experts help clients identify risk sources and quantify potential impacts, develop security strategies and policies and implement controls for identification, prevention and recovery.

 

Location: Bedford, Massachusetts

RSA’s intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions include threat detection and response; log monitoring; threat defense; analysis and forensics; malware detection; fraud prevention; phishing protection; account takeover prevention; 3D secure authentication; and biometric authentication.

 

Location: San Francisco,  California

RiskIQ, a Microsoft company, offers users cloud-based security products for broad-based digital threat management. RiskIQ External Threats, for instance, lets clients view their digital presence from a potential attacker’s perspective. Additionally, RiskIQ continuously “maps” the Internet to discover a client’s “attack surface” and identify threats. It also provides deep and dark web monitoring.

 

Location: San Mateo, California

Imperva helps businesses secure data and web applications from threats without disrupting the user experience. Working with customers like Zillow, GE and Siemens, Imperva has crafteds a security plan to fit each business's needs.

 

Location: Sunnyvale, California

The Fortinet Security Fabric includes FortiGuard AI-powered security, secure networking, zero trust access and cloud security. The company has served more than 580,000 customers over two-plus decades, providing “actionable real-time threat intelligence” and “deep experience in networking and security.”

 

Location: New York, New York

Varonis analyzes account activity, user behavior and data to detect insider threats and cyber attacks, setting off alerts to mitigate malicious behavior. Users can protect sensitive information (files, emails, etc.) that’s stored on-site or in the cloud.

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Cloud Security Companies

Location: New York, New York 

Cyber attacks remain a major threat to cloud environments, but Wiz is one step ahead with its advanced cloud solution. Companies can scale Wiz in minutes, gaining a holistic view of their cloud infrastructure and the ability to spot weaknesses. Whether businesses work with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud, Wiz adapts to each cloud platform and gives organizations all-around protection.

 

Location: Louisville, Colorado

JumpCloud provides organizations with a cloud directory solution that features zero-trust security and easier migration capabilities supported by any operating system. The platform makes managing identities, devices and access simpler by integrating everything into one place while providing top-tier security regardless of where employees are located or if infrastructure is cloud-based or on-premise.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Splunk provides enterprise security solutions to a range of industries from aerospace and defense to manufacturing and retail. Splunk’s security products and solutions help make businesses aware of breaches, pinpoint their level of vulnerability to insider threats and assist them in detecting and blocking threats.

 

Location: Louisville, Colorado

Swimlane is a low-code SOAR (security orchestration, automation and response) platform used by Fortune 500 companies, governments and managed security service providers alike. It enables organizations to automate responses to cybersecurity attacks and quickly triage an influx of incidents, increasing the capacity of security personnel — a boon for short staffed teams.

 

 

Location: Fully Remote

Through its Falcon platform, CrowdStrike provides cybersecurity services that include threat intelligence, next-gen antivirus, incident response, ransomware blocking and endpoint detection and response. These services can be used for election security, finance, healthcare or retail.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Managing security systems can be a hassle, which is why Drata is automating much of the work. The company showcases an autopilot system that focuses on keeping businesses secure and compliant. Drata’s platform integrates with and scans applications, so teams can shift energies toward other tasks. In addition, Drata collaborates with top-rated firms to conduct audits, removing compliance work from business leaders’ to-do lists.

 

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Access Management Companies

Location: Austin, Texas

 SailPoint’s Identity Platform helps businesses answer three main questions: Who has access to what? Who should have access to what? How is that access being used? The company’s products cover compliance, password management and other functions.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Keeper Security provides mobile app and browser plugin applications that help both companies and consumers create and store secure passwords to keep their digital accounts safe. The company’s platform allows users to create custom two-step verification protocols for any site on the web and includes a digital security vault that lets users store and share important files securely.

 

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Duo Security’s clients get cloud-based BYOD (bring your own device) security, mobile security, two-factor authentication and more. The company’s technology can also be used to prevent data breaches, credential theft and other types of malicious attacks.

 

SecureLink, an Imprivata company, allows organizations to provide compliant remote access and third-party identity management capabilities to their teams, increasing overall security while making it easier to connect from anywhere. The platform provides granular controls and permissions when controlling network access, comprehensive documentation and audit logging for meeting regulatory compliance requirements, and full visibility into third-party activities.

 

Location: Denver, Colorado

In addition to providing multi-factor authentication and single sign-on, Ping’s platform lets users securely access all cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications and APIs. Additionally, its solutions are deployable on-premises and in the cloud.

 

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

CyberArk’s Identity Security Platform can halt cyberattacks related to compromised privilege credentials, as well as secure human and machine identities. The company has worked with customers across multiple industries, including financial, retail and healthcare.

 

Location: Seattle, Washington

NetMotion by Absolute provides mobile performance management and traffic optimization software to help enterprises accelerate business-critical applications, hybrid networks and mobile devices. The company’s software enables users to gain greater visibility into mobile fleets, take control of their own networks and establish secure remote access.

Further Reading11 Cloud Cybersecurity Companies to Know

 

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Identity Theft Protection and Fraud Prevention Companies

Location: Boston, Massachusetts 

Aura’s platform combines various facets of cybersecurity, protecting against fraud, identity theft, ransomware, and more. Customers can depend on fast alerts and Aura’s reliable customer service to detect threats and take appropriate actions.

 

Location: New York, NY

Prove is a digital and mobile identity authentication platform that offers tools for providing effortless and secure user experiences. The platform instantaneously authenticates new user account openings, mobile and web logins, text sessions and call center communications without one-time passwords or knowledge-based questions. These services can be used  for banks, insurers, brokerages and tech companies.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

OneSpan’s many fraud identification and prevention solutions include authentication, mobile app security and risk analytics solutions. Security can be applied invisibly, fraud reduced in real time, mobile apps and users safeguarded, and security measures dynamically adjusted.

 

Location: San Jose, California

McAfee provides customers with online protection services like identity monitoring, virus removal and a secure VPN. The company says it employs more than 200 threat researchers and blocks close to 30,000 online threats each minute.

 

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Critical Infrastructure Security Companies

Location: McLean, Virginia

MITRE works with the U.S. government to provide an array of services, including cybersecurity. In developing more robust cyber defense applications, the company advocates for a  “balanced security posture" that combines classic cyber defense approaches with new cyber threat intelligence for quicker adaptation and response. 

 

Location: Boulder, Colorado

LogRhythm’s host of cybersecurity services includes a security operations center that combines people and AI automation; security information and event management that supports end-to-end threat detection; security analytics to speed up threat qualification and remediation; machine analytics-based threat detection; and cloud threat neutralization.

 

Location: Foxboro, Massachusetts

Schneider offers cybersecurity protection for industries, buildings, grids, data centers and power distribution systems. The company’s experts provide solutions that protect critical infrastructure while helping assess risk, implement cyber-specific solutions and maintain onsite defenses.

 

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Cybersecurity Education and Training Companies

Location: Clearwater, Florida

KnowBe4’s platform provides simulated phishing and ransomware training as well as other tests and tools focused on weak passwords, domain doppelgängers and mail server security.

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Immersive Labs provides organizations with training and technical tools to best prepare teams against real-life cyber threat scenarios. The cybersecurity training content platform utilizes challenge-based labs to provide readiness for emerging cyber threats, with new content developed within hours of uncovering vulnerabilities. Immersive Labs’s gamified, measurable capabilities allow organizations to think about cybersecurity from both an offensive and defensive perspective.

 

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

InfoSec provides cybersecurity education. Its phishing simulator can help a company’s employees learn to spot and report potential threats and InfoSec Skills courses aid in attaining IT certifications. InfoSec’s services have been used by Comcast and Amway.

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