Tech Sector: Security
Key Product: NopSec Security-as-a-Service
The Lowdown: Barely four years old, New York-based NopSec is targeting the SMB market with its suite of security services and Security-as-a-Service plays, focusing mainly on finance, banking, law, entertainment and media. NopSec prides itself on taking a proactive approach to security by automating hacking tools to mimic intrusions on Web apps, mobile apps and wired and wireless networks. The goal is to find the vulnerabilities before the bad guys can and ensure they can't be exploited. NopSec also offers security-penetration testing services to reveal the weaknesses in customers' wired and wireless networks, Web applications and databases.