The 10 Coolest Security Startups Of 2013


PrivateCore

CEO: Oded Horovitz

PrivateCore provides full memory encryption that secures applications and data on standard x86 servers. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said its platform, called PrivateCore vCage, virtualizes physical security and protects data-in-use. It uses virtualization inside the CPU to encrypt data in memory. The company's software, PrivateCore vCage, can securely run any application in outsourced, hosted or cloud environments. The company said it can help prevent memory attacks for organizations that are using cloud infrastructure, encrypting data without requiring application or hardware modifications. It also helps support encryption at a branch office. The firm is currently testing the technology with enterprises and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers. It received $2.4 million in venture capital from Foundation Capital.