The 10 Coolest Security Startups Of 2013 (So Far)


Shape Security

CEO: Derek Smith

Based in Mountain View, Calif., Shape Security is attempting to address web application vulnerabilities. The company remains in stealth mode, so not a lot of information has been made available about its technology. Shape Security said it plans to release a new type of web security technology.

In January, Shape Security announced that it raised $20 million in Series B financing from investors. The company's executives include Google’s former click-fraud czar, Cisco’s former vice president of application delivery and Walmart’s former chief information security officer.