The 10 Coolest Cybersecurity Startups At RSA Conference 2022
Jay Fitzgerald, Wade Tyler Millward
Wabbi, Abnormal Security and Cyberhaven were among the cybersecurity startups at RSA Conference 2022 that caught CRN’s attention.
A continuous security platform for security governance and vulnerability management, an artificial intelligence-based email security platform and a data detection and response service provider aimed at stopping intellectual property theft were among the cybersecurity startups at RSA Conference 2022 that caught CRN’s attention.
Representatives with Wabbi, Abnormal Security, Cyberhaven and other cybersecurity upstarts attended the conference in-person in San Francisco for the first time in two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big tech names including IBM, Google and CrowdStrike also exhibited and spoke on panels that touched on cybersecurity best practices, training and regulation.
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What cybersecurity startups exhibited at RSA Conference 2022?
Cybersecurity funding appears to be strong for the long run, even as economists watch for signs of a pending recession from inflation in the United States, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and other events worldwide.
Venture capital funding for cybersecurity startups hit nearly $6 billion in the first quarter of 2022, up almost 50 percent from the first quarter of 2021. But first quarter funding was down from the $8.2 billion raised in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to Crunchbase.
Here are the startups that made an impression on CRN at this year’s RSA Conference.