Data privacy & security solutions have garnered high market momentum and notable industry leader activity in the fraud prevention & compliance space — making them a technology worth prioritizing.
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Payments leaders face compounding challenges of combating fraud and financial crime, securing consumer and payment card data, and complying with regulatory mandates to protect their businesses and customers — all while ensuring a frictionless user experience.
Using CB Insights data, we examined tech markets across fraud prevention & compliance for payments leaders and ranked them across two metrics — market momentum and industry leader activity — to help companies decide whether to monitor, vet, or prioritize these technologies.
Data privacy & security earned a recommendation to prioritize based on the market’s strong market momentum and industry leader activity.
Data privacy & security providers protect company, payment, card, and consumer data while reducing regulatory and privacy risk.
Typical solutions in data privacy & security include: data anonymization and pseudonymization; data discovery and mapping; consent management; data request management; encryption; tokenization; data loss protection and backup; data monitoring; data governance; secure data sharing; and data monetization.
According to a Cisco survey, the average privacy budget among organizations with at least 50 employees doubled from 2019 to 2020 and grew another 13% in 2021. In the same survey, nearly one-third of security professionals said data privacy and governance was one of their top 3 areas of responsibility.
Data privacy & security providers integrate with card networks (e.g., Mastercard, Visa) and serve payment processors, banks, retailers, and other financial services providers.
FACTS & FIGURES: Data privacy & security
- Funding: Data privacy & security companies evaluated in this report raised a record $1.8B in 2021, up 55% YoY. Deals to this group also reached a new high of 89.
- Stage: In 2021, a majority (62%) of deals were early-stage (seed/angel or Series A).
- Top-funded companies: Top-funded companies in the space include OneTrust ($937M in disclosed equity funding), iGATE ($480M), and Druva ($475M).
- Geography: While companies based in the US attract the most deals in this space (48%), China (24%) and the UK (5.8%) also draw a number of deals.
Clients can dive into data privacy & security and more in our complete MVP Technology Framework: Fraud Prevention & Compliance for Payments Leaders report.