The biggest cybersecurity investment rounds have been reviewed for 2018 so far, and the top ten leading startups have been identified in this expanding technology sector.
According to Channel Web, cybersecurity startups have raised $3 billion in the first half of this year. The first quarter saw $963 million raised, and quarter 2 has brought in $2.08 billion. The number of deals was, with quarter one, 103 investments and quarter 2 showing 106 new deals.
The biggest deal has gone to the startup CrowdStrike, at $200 million, taking the total that the company has raised to $481.2 million. The outcome is that CrowdStrike is now valued at $3 billion. The company is developing the Falcon platform, which is designed to detect and respond to threats in real time.
Second on the list is the company Tanium, which has secured $175 million. Tanium’s platform is designed to connect all the end-points within an organisation, and improve network visibility and management.
Third place goes to the startup Cylance, which secured $120 million. Cylance develops artificial intelligence in cybersecurity.
The others making up the top ten are:
Fairwarning – $60 million
Claroty – $60 million
Bitsight – $60 million
Ledger – $75.1 million
IronNet Cybersecurity – $78 million
Signifyd – $100 million
EzeCastle Integration – $115 million