10 Hottest Cybersecurity Startups to Follow in 2022

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Here at Startup Savant, we love startup culture. That’s why we identified the most exciting, innovative, and creative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2022 and beyond. These are the hottest cybersecurity startups to follow. 

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Top Cybersecurity Companies to Watch

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting cybersecurity startups of 2022 that startup lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Datavisor

Location: Mountain View, California 
Funding: Series C, $54.5 Million 

Datavisor is a fraud detection startup that leverages the power of artificial intelligence to effectively identify attack campaigns and save large corporations from potentially damaging attacks.

2. AaDya Security

Location: Detroit, Michigan
Funding: Seed, $4.7 Million

AaDya Security is a cybersecurity company that prioritizes the accessibility of its services, making the startup’s innovative security platform easy-to-use and affordable with three levels of services to meet the needs of any small to midsize business.

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3. Axis Security

Location: San Mateo, California 
Funding: Series C, $99.5 Million

Axis Security offers management and security solutions for business applications on a global scale. Users can navigate through employees, partners, and stakeholders stress-free through the startup’s purpose-built, zero-trust cloud security platform.

4. Beyond Identity

Location: New York City, New York
Funding: Series B, $105 Million 

Beyond Identity is a cybersecurity startup that offers passwordless authentication to prevent credential-based attacks. Through their innovative software, identities are bound to devices for optimal security services.

5. Confluera

Location: Palo Alto, California 
Funding: Series A, $29 Million 

Confluera is a cybersecurity platform that aims to help businesses and organizations identify, track, and manage sophisticated security threats and attacks.

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6. Liongard

Location: Houston, Texas
Funding: Series B, $22.8 Million

Liongard offers cybersecurity services for Managed Service Providers (MSP) to supply them with complete visibility and provide protection for companies across the globe to more safely and effectively manage their secure data.

7. Enso

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel 
Funding: Seed, $6 Million 

Enso is an information security startup that provides an ASPM (application security posture management) platform for security teams to identify, track, and schedule all application security tools and assets effectively.

8. Safebreach

Location: Sunnyvale, California
Funding: Series C, $53 Million

Safebreach takes a preemptive approach to cybersecurity by continuously scanning to find holes and points of vulnerability that are at risk for breach before a hacker does.

9. Cyble

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Funding: Seed, $4.6 Million 

Cyble is a unique cybersecurity startup that leverages dark web and cybercrime monitoring capabilities to mitigate security threats.

10. Illumio

Location: Sunnyvale, California
Funding: Series F, $557.5 Million

Illumio is a security startup that has developed microsegmentation technology to produce a zero-trust security solution that wards off the spread of breaches both inside data centers and in the cloud. 

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