Information security products, services, and professionals have never been in higher demand, making for a world of opportunities for cybersecurity startups. Investors recognize the potential too, as funding for cybersecurity ventures more than doubled from previous years to almost $22 billion in 2021.
There remains a massive shortage of experienced security professionals available to fill open positions – and with no shortage of innovative startups entering the marketplace, that makes the competition for talent even tougher.
With evolving attack methodologies due to machine learning, quantum computing, and sophisticated nation-state hackers, security startups are receiving record funding. Investors, business clients, and more continue to look for secure application access for remote workers, provide real-time visibility into cyberattacks, and protect data as it travels from the cloud to edge networks and end-users and back.
This article looks at the top 60 cybersecurity startups to watch in 2022 based on their innovations in new and emerging technologies, length of operation, early funding rounds, scalability, and more. Jump to our section on cybersecurity startup trends for more information, or read about the latest in venture capital with Top VC Firms in Cybersecurity.