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About Shape Security

Shape Security is a cybersecurity company that provides bot mitigation and anti-automation solutions that eliminate bots, fraud, and unwanted automation. The company's primary focus is on preventing imitation attacks. Shape's enterprise defense technology protects web and mobile apps against automated attacks by utilizing artificial intelligence to differentiate ordinary customers from hackers.On December 19, 2019, Shape Security was acquired by F5 Networks.

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2755 Augustine Drive 8th Floor

Santa Clara, California, 95054,

United States


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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Shape Security in 4 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Aug 13, 2020.

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Shape Security Patents

Shape Security has filed 146 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer network security
  • Computer security
  • Computer security exploits
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Computer network security, Servers (computing), Microsoft server technology, Network file systems, Computer security


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Computer network security, Servers (computing), Microsoft server technology, Network file systems, Computer security



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 2755 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara.

  • 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, JetBlue Technology Ventures and 19 more.

  • Who are Shape Security's competitors?

    Competitors of Shape Security include PerimeterX and 7 more.

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