10 Innovative Security Startups To Watch In 2014

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Defense.Net was founded in December 2012 by Barrett Lyon (pictured) to come to market with new ways to defend against denial of service attacks. Lyon, founder of anti-DDoS firm Prolexic and co-founder of content delivery network BitGravity, helped the online gaming industry defend against extortionists.

Belmont, Calif.-based Denfese.Net sells Frontline, a cloud-based DDoS mitigation service that scrubs traffic, sending only legitimate traffic to a website. The company's DDoS SWAT service uses additional tactics against cybercriminals when primary DDoS protection is overwhelmed.

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