Tech Sector: Security
Key Product: NetQin Mobile Security
As the use of mobile devices in the enterprise steadily rises as does the potential risk it introduces. Enter NetQin, a mobile security startup that seeks to lock down devices with its mobile malware, virus and spyware protection. Headquartered in Beijing and with offices in San Jose, Calif., NetQin offers several flavors of its mobile security play, tackling security on various types of devices including Google Android, Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile with its twin engine "cloud + client" technology that offers scanning and removal to keep devices free from viruses and malware. And NetQin, founded in 2005, goes beyond just basic security, the company also offers backup, privacy protection and safeguards in case a device is lost or stolen. And NetQin says it's continually looking for new partners to expand its reach.