Awareness around cybersecurity is at an all-time high. Fueled by a seemingly endless stream of high-profile data breaches, practically every large vendor is spending serious amounts of time (not to mention cash) on beefing up its security. It’s not surprising. Enterprise CEOs are increasingly looking toward their IT departments to give them some guarantees about the robustness of their systems. Whereas in the past a breach could potentially be swept under the carpet, today security is a top priority for CEOs.
This massively heightened interest in the topic from customers has, understandably, created a raft of new opportunities for companies with an idea related to cybersecurity. All of those keen customers have got investors interested and willing to fund differentiated vendors in the space — security funding is at an all-time high.