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About Shape Security

Shape Security operates as a cybersecurity company. It provides bot mitigation and anti-automation solutions that eliminate bots, fraud, and unwanted automation. The company focuses on preventing imitation attacks from hackers. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Seattle, Washington. In December 2019, Shape Security was acquired by F5 Networks.

Headquarters Location

801 5th Avenue

Seattle, Washington, 98104,

United States




Expert Collections containing Shape Security

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Shape Security is included in 4 Expert Collections, including AI 100.


AI 100

199 items

Winners of CB Insights' annual AI 100, a list of the 100 most promising AI startups in the world.


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568 items


Artificial Intelligence

11,384 items

Companies developing artificial intelligence solutions, including cross-industry applications, industry-specific products, and AI infrastructure solutions.



8,428 items

These companies protect organizations from digital threats.

Shape Security Patents

Shape Security has filed 154 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • computer network security
  • computer security
  • computer security exploits
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Web security exploits, Computer network security, Hypertext Transfer Protocol headers, Hacking (computer security), Web browsers


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Related Topics

Web security exploits, Computer network security, Hypertext Transfer Protocol headers, Hacking (computer security), Web browsers



Latest Shape Security News

Global Bot Security Market Size And Forecast | Akamai Technologies, Imperva, Radware, Sophos, F5 Inc., Kount, Citrix, Shape Security – Sioux City Catholic Globe – Sioux City Catholic Globe

Oct 18, 2022

New Jersey, United States – The Global Bot Security Market is comprehensively and accurately detailed in the report, taking into consideration various factors such as competition, regional growth, segmentation, and market size by value and volume. This is an excellent research study specially compiled to provide the latest insights into critical aspects of the Global Bot Security […] The post Global Bot Security Market Size And Forecast | Akamai Technologies, Imperva, Radware, Sophos, F5 Inc., Kount, Citrix, Shape Security – Sioux City Catholic Globe – Sioux City Catholic Globe appeared first on Business Telegraph.

Shape Security Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Shape Security founded?

    Shape Security was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Shape Security's headquarters?

    Shape Security's headquarters is located at 801 5th Avenue, Seattle.

  • What is Shape Security's latest funding round?

    Shape Security's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Shape Security raise?

    Shape Security raised a total of $183M.

  • Who are the investors of Shape Security?

    Investors of Shape Security include F5, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Norwest Venture Partners, Focus Ventures, Epic Ventures and 19 more.

  • Who are Shape Security's competitors?

    Competitors of Shape Security include PerimeterX and 7 more.


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