We used CB Insights to identify over 80 private cybersecurity AI companies and categorized them into 9 areas of operation.
This year has seen four mega-rounds of $100M+ in cybersecurity and all of those deals went to companies that help secure enterprise networks.
This year's corporate acquirers in cybersecurity include household names such as Amazon, Hewlett Packard, Huawei, Microsoft, and more.
Cybersecurity startups with a core product or service in Identity Management secured more funding deals in Q1'17 than any quarter since 2012.
Q1'17 was the most active quarter for deals to private cybersecurity companies over the last five years.
Investors include Norwest Venture Partners, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners.
CASBs serve as the platform for security managers in large companies to monitor for risk across their SaaS portfolios, including CRM, file sharing, HR, and enterprise resource planning apps.
Okta's IPO spurs interest in identity and access management space.