Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are using investments and acquisitions to shore up cloud security for protecting sensitive data, while Facebook is focused on stopping fraud and abuse on the social media platform.
Tech’s Big 5 — Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple — control much of our computing activity. As an extension of that control, the Big 5 are increasingly charged with protecting us in cyberspace.
But where exactly are the Big 5 making concerted efforts to innovate around cybersecurity?
Using CB Insights we visualized the categories where the Big 5 have made cybersecurity startup investments and acquisitions since 2015. These private market plays provide insight into each company’s unique strategy and signals for what to expect in the next era of cybersecurity.