If you want to know world’s top 5 cyber security companies by market capitalization, you are in the right place. BVP Cyber Index compiled by Bessemer Venture Partners listed 29 IT-security-driven public companies, and 16 of them hold a market capitalization of $1 billion (USD) or more.
Below we have listed top 5 companies in that.
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1.) Check Point Software Technologies Ltd:
Check Point Software holds a market capitalization of $16 billion. The company develops, markets and supports a wide array of products and services for IT security. The company’s products and services are used by enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses and consumers. Enterprises use its platform for deploying independent, modular and interoperable security applications (Software Blades), such as virtual private network (VPN), firewall, intrusion prevention system (IPS), Anti-Bot, antivirus, data loss prevention (DLP), policy management, event analysis or multi-domain management and Application Control. Check Point Software Technologies is based in Israel. There are all sorts of businesses, including mobile app development companies and cloud computing companies, using Check Point’s multi-faceted cybersecurity solutions.
2.) Palo Alto Networks:
Palo Alto Networks holds a market capitalization of $12.5 billion. It offers a next-generation security platform. And its security platform comprises Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection and Threat Intelligence Cloud. Its Advanced Endpoint Protection shields cyber attacks that inject malicious code or exploit software vulnerabilities on fixed and virtual endpoints and servers. The products and services it offers are firewall appliances, panorama, virtual system upgrades, subscription services, support and maintenance, and professional services. Palo Alto Networks is based in Santa Clara, California.
3.) Symantec Corp.:
Based in California, USA, Symantec Corp. holds a market capitalization of $12.5 billion. The company offers cutting-edge products for threat protection, information protection, cyber security services and website security. And the company’s services include consulting services, customer success services, cyber security services and education services. The cyber security services it offers include DeepSight Intelligence software, which analyses attacks. The company even provides Blue Coat Security Platform which serves Web security solutions for global enterprises and governments.
4.) Trend Micro, Inc.:
Based in Japan, Trend Micro develops and sells security-related software for computers and the Internet. The company provides solutions on server security, cloud security and small business content security. Its data security solutions serve consumers, businesses and governments to shield information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. The cloud-based global threat intelligence Trend Micro Smart Protection Network infrastructure powers up all the services of the company. The company licenses and sells antivirus and other security products and services. And even the company also serves businesses with network and Internet security, and management software and services.
5.) AVG Technologies:
Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, AVG Technologies offers software and online services globally. It serves mainly two customer segments: consumer, and small and medium sized business (SMB). The products it offers include AVG Anti-Virus FREE, AVG Anti-Virus, AVG Internet Security, AVG Protection FREE suite, AVG Performance suite, Gallery, AVG Cleaner for Mac, AVG Driver Updater, AVG Web TuneUp and AVG Protection PRO suite. And its AVG CloudCare Products are AVG Remote IT, AVG Anti-Virus, AVG Content Filtering, AVG Cloud Backup and AVG Email Security.
Companies listed above are core cybersecurity companies and their solutions are mainly focused to create multilayer shield against hacks. IBM, Cisco and Intel are other old and multi-vertical focused players in the cyber security world.