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The 10 Hottest Cloud Security Startups In 2022 (So Far)

Jay Fitzgerald

Those developing cloud security products and services are arguably the hottest of the hottest startups.

Wiz  

CEO and co-founder: Assaf Rappaport  

Founded in 2020, Wiz has already become an established player in the cybersecurity world, raising hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and pushing its valuation last year to more than $6 billion.  

But the New York and Tel Aviv-based cloud security provider has been making headlines for other reasons as well, including calling out vulnerabilities it has recently found in Microsoft’s popular Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server. The vulnerabilities have since been fixed.

Wiz has said its architecture facilitates scanning of the entire cloud environment across all compute types and cloud services for vulnerabilities, configuration, network, and security issues.

 
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Jay Fitzgerald

Jay Fitzgerald is a senior editor covering cybersecurity for CRN. Jay previously freelanced for the Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, Boston magazine, Banker & Tradesman, MassterList.com, Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge, the National Bureau of Economic Research and other entities. He can be reached at jfitzgerald@thechannelcompany.com.

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