Company: Lookout Mobile Security
The Lowdown: With mobile device security threats looming and predicted to be a security menace in 2011, Lookout Mobile Security is looking to lock down the smartphone and ensure mobile computing is safe computing. The San Francisco-based startup, which in December received a $19.5 million Series C funding infusion, delivers mobile malware and spyware protection, data backup and recovery and device location is a smartphone goes missing or stolen. The company's cross-platform, cloud-connected application scans applications worldwide to stop threats before they can infect a device. The Lookout Mobile Security app is currently available on the Google Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry platforms.