Press Release
Dec 03, 2018

EULA out, equity in: Why startups are now a part of larger companies’ security budgets

CyberScoop, Jeff Stone, December 3, 2018 – Cybersecurity sales teams often spread the idea that companies with the most sophisticated data protection strategies got that way by spending the most money on the latest and greatest security products. Truthfully, that’s usually not the case. U.S. companies have begun in recent years to enter strategic partnerships

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Press Release
Nov 26, 2018

ShieldX Disrupts Cloud Security Market with Exponential Growth in 2018, Displacing Multiple Recognized Security Incumbents

Since Coming Out of Stealth in October 2017, the Company Increased its Customer Base and Introduced Pioneering New Technologies and Capabilities with 22 Filed Patents San Jose, CA, November 27, 2018 – the leader in elastic security, today announced record growth and momentum since its launch in 2017, going from zero to several million dollars

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Press Release
Oct 17, 2018

ShieldX Elastic Security Platform Empowers Customers to Operate at Cloud Speed Without Agents

Company’s Adaptive Intention Engine Deploys Without Friction and Enables Customers to Instantly Identify and React to Changes in the Cloud San Jose, CA, October 17, 2018 – ShieldX, the pioneer in elastic security, today announced the release of the Adaptive Intention Engine to help security teams instantly identify and react to changes in cloud environments, empowering

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Event
Oct 12, 2018

CISO’s Guide to Multi-cloud Security: Embracing New Challenges and Opportunities

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Event
Oct 12, 2018

Webinar on Cloud Security: Lessons From the Trenches

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Event
Oct 12, 2018

Webinar: Webinar on Cloud Vulnerabilities: What Every Security Professional Should Know About Cloud Hacking

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Event
Oct 10, 2018

Event: ONUG Fall 2017

ShieldX is proud to be a sponsor of ONUG Fall 2017. We will be in New York for the show October 17-18.

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News Article
Jul 26, 2018

How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

The march toward the cloud for data and services has many companies rethinking their approach to cyber security. Do they need a cloud security strategy? What is different about a cloud security strategy? Recent surveys have shed light on how security strategies are changing, and more important, how they should change.

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Press Release
Jun 27, 2018

ShieldX Selected as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

ShieldX was selected by the Red Herring editorial team for this honor from a pool of over 1200 North American companies because of its innovative approach to cloud security.

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News Article
Jun 13, 2018

Managing Enterprise Security in the IoT Age of Connected Devices

Within the last decade, we have witnessed an explosion in connected devices and IoT technologies ranging from smart homes to drones and even autonomous bots. As device manufacturers, application developers and service providers strive to make everything smarter and more connected, cybercriminals and hackers are taking full advantage of the new opportunities.

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Press Release
Jun 06, 2018

ShieldX to Host Webcast on Secure Migration to the Cloud

ShieldX will be hosting a free, hands-on webcast on June 19th with a panel of security experts who have deep experience helping companies of all sizes securely migrate to the cloud. 

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News Article
Jun 04, 2018

Security in the Cloud – An Interview with Ratinder Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX

With many years in the cyber security profession, notably working at McAfee before starting his current company, Ratinder has great experience and perspective on the field. In our discussion he explains the beginnings of ShieldX and the reasons that founding the company was necessary.

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Press Release
May 23, 2018

ShieldX Networks Named Vendor to Watch by Enterprise Management Associates

The ShieldX Cloud Security Platform Helps Organizations of All Sizes Automatically Define and Enforce a Consistent Full-Stack Multi-Cloud Security Strategy

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News Article
May 14, 2018

RSA Innovation Sandbox Opens a Portal into Cybersecurity’s Future

The Sandbox provides a barometer for trendy security approaches. Attendees watch 10 entrepreneurs pitching their wares on a 3-minute clock before a large audience and panel of tough judges, and it is entertaining. More importantly, Innovation Sandbox allows conference attendees a peek at incubating technology that may impact the careers of many future security professionals.

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News Article
May 03, 2018

CEO Spotlight: Ratinder Ahuja, ShieldX

It was in his birthplace in the mountains of Kashmir where Ratinder Ahuja began his journey to become a cybersecurity entrepreneur. Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX, a U.S.-based firm that specializes in cloud security, has a reputation for establishing tech startups that get acquired by big companies. His first venture, Internet Junction, attracted the interest of Cisco. His second, Webstacks, was acquired by Extreme Networks. His third, Reconnex, was purchased by McAfee.

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News Article
May 01, 2018

Why Common Knowledge of the Cyberattack Lifecycle is Wrong

There's a traditional understanding of a cyberattack lifecycle that is attractive and reasonable – and now totally wrong.

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News Article
Apr 30, 2018

10 Security Innovators to Watch

Ten startups in the RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox competed for the title of "Most Innovative." Among the participants was ShieldX Networks. ShieldX was recognized for its innovations in cloud security. The company provides a cloud security platform that allows companies to protect applications deployed on multi-cloud architectures.

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News Article
Apr 24, 2018

RSA: Innovation Sandbox

Dr. Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja represented ShieldX. Their product is Aperio (from the Greek for the boundless, the infinite, especially as described in the cosmology of the pre-Socratic philosopher Anaximander). ShieldX's solution discovers assets, applies policies to define security intent in logical groups, orchestrates microservices, and then consolidates microsegmentation behind a single pane of glass.

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News Article
Apr 19, 2018

How to Stop Cryptomining and Cryptojacking Attacks

In the last six months, we’ve seen an escalation in malicious cryptomining and cryptojacking activities. Tesla AWS S3 was hacked to run cryptomining malware. The U.S. Courts official website, UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and Information Commissioner’s Office, and the Australian state governments for Victoria and Queensland were also unwittingly drawn into a cryptomining scheme.

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News Article
Apr 19, 2018

RSA 2018: 12 Security Execs Reveal The Company They’re Most Excited About — Other Than Their Own

Symantec President and COO Michael Fey praised ShieldX Networks for thinking deeply about how network security is going to operate inside Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

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News Article
Apr 18, 2018

Data Visibility, Control Top Cloud Concerns at RSA

Manuel Nedbal, founder and CTO at ShieldX Networks, pointed to six types of cloud security threats likely to challenge cloud-enabled businesses: "cross-cloud" attacks between the private and public cloud, attacks within the data center, attacks between cloud tenants, cross-workload attacks, orchestration attacks, and serverless attacks.

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News Article
Apr 17, 2018

This Year’s Innovation Sandbox Theme: Taking Humans out of the Security Equation

icking off the RSA Conference with the Innovation Sandbox event-within-an-event has always made a lot of sense. Attendees get an overview of what’s coming next in security without having to feel like they have to jump into a deep dive right out of the gate. They get 10 three-minute presentations that delve into a host of security problems begging for better solutions.

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News Article
Apr 11, 2018

Dr. Ratinder Ahuja: Security teams are especially ill-prepared to find deployable security solutions

ShieldX has reinvented security for the cloud computing age. ShieldX Elastic Security Platform is uniquely designed to offer in-depth, multi-cloud security at the speed, scale and cost modern enterprises demand. Businesses use ShieldX Elastic Security Platform in data center and cloud environments to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance.

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News Article
Apr 05, 2018

IT Security Policy for Multi-Cloud Environments

Dr. Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX, talks about the challenges of enforcing IT security policy in a multi-cloud environment. As a Sandbox Finalist at this year’s RSA conference, ShieldX has a solution for this potentially vexing problem.

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News Article
Mar 29, 2018

RSA Innovation Sandbox highlights threat detection, AI

Security startups competing in this year's RSA Innovation Sandbox—including ShieldX Networks—will present new offerings for threat detection, cloud security, artificial intelligence and machine learning

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News Article
Mar 26, 2018

Welcome to the Era of Cloud Insecurity: 7 Threats Unveiled

In 2005, Gary McGraw and Brian Chess published a taxonomy of code vulnerabilities exploited by attackers. Today, the “Seven Pernicious Kingdoms” continue to be used by MITRE to classify vulnerabilities. With the onset of cloud computing, it is time to begin a new taxonomy that accounts for attacks on cloud infrastructure.

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News Article
Mar 26, 2018

10 Vendors Set to Innovate at the 2018 RSA Conference

The RSA Conference is one of the world's largest cyber security events, and this year will be no exception. While vendors come to demonstrate and discuss their latest innovations, only 10 vendors have been selected by the RSA Conference as finalists in the annual RSAC Innovation Sandbox contest.

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Press Release
Mar 21, 2018

ShieldX Networks Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference 2018 Innovation Sandbox Contest

ShieldX Recognized for Revolutionary Cloud Security Approach that Addresses Speed, Scale and Budget Demands of Today’s Businesses

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News Article
Mar 20, 2018

RSA Conference Announces Finalists for 2018 Innovation Sandbox Contest

RSA Conference, the world's leading information security conferences and expositions, today announces the 10 finalists for its annual RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest. The competition offers a leading platform for entrepreneurial cyber security companies to launch their ground-breaking research and innovation in front of the industry's most savvy audience.

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News Article
Mar 20, 2018

RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2018 finalists announced

RSA Conference announced the 10 finalists for its annual RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest. The competition offers a leading platform for entrepreneurial cyber security companies to launch their research and innovation.

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Press Release
Mar 08, 2018

ShieldX Networks Builds Momentum as Cloud Security Leader

ShieldX has been acknowledged for its market leadership in cloud security and microsegmentation with industry recognition and coverage in analyst reports and numerous industry awards.

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Press Release
Mar 06, 2018

ShieldX Builds Recognition for Its Unmatched Multi-Cloud Security Solution in the 14th Annual Info Security PG’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards®

Gold, Silver and Bronze Wins from Leading Security Research Guide Further Positions ShieldX as a Leading Provider of Cloud Security and Micro-segmentation

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News Article
Feb 09, 2018

Venture capital investments

ShieldX Networks announced a US$ 25 million (£18 million) Series B round of funding with new investors including FireEye Founder Ashar Aziz, Dimension Data and Symantec Ventures. In addition, its existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Aspect Ventures and FireEye have added to their initial investment.

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Press Release
Jan 25, 2018

Iowa State University Selected as a 2018 SC Media Professional Award Finalist for its Innovative Use of the ShieldX ShieldX Elastic Security Platform Cloud Security Platform

ShieldX customer, Iowa State University (ISU), named a finalist in the 2018 SC Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program for its innovative use of the ShieldX ShieldX Elastic Security Platform™ cloud security platform.

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News Article
Dec 27, 2017

Security Vendors Continue to Attract Investors to Fund Their Efforts

Cloud security vendor ShieldX announced that it raised $25 million in a series B round of funding. ShieldX's core product is ShieldX Elastic Security Platform, which aims to provide a multicloud security platform.

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Press Release
Dec 20, 2017

ShieldX Networks Named 2017-18 Cloud Awards Program Finalist for “Most Promising Startup” and “Security Innovation of the Year”

ShieldX Networks (ShieldX) today announced it is a finalist in the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards Program in the categories of “Most Promising Startup” and “Security Innovation of the Year.”

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News Article
Dec 16, 2017

Venture capital deals of the week

Cloud security: ShieldX Networks closed a $25M Series B round of funding that brings total investments up to $34M. The round included new investors Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) Ventures and FireEye founder Ashar Aziz. Participating existing investors: FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE), Bain Capital Ventures, Aspect Ventures.

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Press Release
Dec 13, 2017

Bret Brasso Joins ShieldX Networks as SVP of Worldwide Sales

Experienced cyber security executive brings extensive track record of driving growth to ignite company’s rapid sales expansion

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News Article
Dec 12, 2017

Wall Street Journal | ShieldX Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding [gated content]

Cloud-security company’s backers include FireEye founder Ashar Aziz and Symantec Ventures

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News Article
Dec 12, 2017

SecurityWeek | Cloud Security Startup ShieldX Networks Raises $25 Million

ShieldX Networks, a San Jose, Calif.-based cloud security company, announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B round of funding with participation from new investors including FireEye founder Ashar Aziz, Dimension Data and Symantec Ventures.

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Press Release
Dec 12, 2017

ShieldX Networks Secures $25M in Series B Funding

Ashar Aziz, Dimension Data and Symantec Ventures Join New Round; Aspect Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, and FireEye Double Down Investment

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News Article
Dec 07, 2017

VMblog | ShieldX Adds Microsoft Azure Support and Advanced Micro-segmentation Capabilities to its ShieldX Elastic Security Platform Cloud Security Product

ShieldX Networks announced its ShieldX Elastic Security Platform cloud security platform now offers new advanced micro-segmentation capabilities and supports Microsoft Azure in addition to VMware, OpenStack and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Press Release
Dec 07, 2017

ShieldX Adds Microsoft Azure Support and Advanced Micro-segmentation Capabilities to its ShieldX Elastic Security Platform Cloud Security Product

Industry’s Only Microservices-based Security Platform Meets Advanced Security and Micro-segmentation Demands of Multi-Cloud World

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Event
Dec 04, 2017

Event: Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference 2017

ShieldX will be exhibiting at Gartner IO in Las Vegas, December 4-7. Discussing how IT Infrastructure and Operations leaders use ShieldX Elastic Security Platform for advanced security + micro-segmentation @ multi-cloud scale. Visit us at Booth #607.

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Press Release
Nov 30, 2017

ShieldX Recognized as a Top Innovator in MarketsandMarkets Emerging Microsegmentation Forecast Report

ShieldX ShieldX Elastic Security Platform platform acclaimed for superior depth of cloud security and unique ability to meet customer demands for advanced microsegmentation solutions

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News Article
Nov 30, 2017

CSO | 2018: The year of advanced threat prevention

CISOs will use micro-segmentation technologies more ubiquitously and beyond the data center in 2018 to greatly reduce the overall attack surface.

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News Article
Nov 17, 2017

Institutional Investor | Companies Are on the Hook for Cloud Safety

The biggest cloud providers leading the way in cybersecurity can’t do everything to protect companies — from themselves.

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Event
Oct 25, 2017

Webcast: The Dissolving Perimeter—Security Experts Speak

Live panel, featuring security experts crossing CISO, threat intelligence, academic and vendor perspectives discuss results of ESG  “2017 Business Cybersecurity Trends” survey findings and what immediate steps CISOs can and should take to address current security challenges.

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Press Release
Oct 18, 2017

ShieldX and Webroot to Host Webcast on Cybersecurity Threat Landscape and How Companies Can Respond

Webcast Panelists Will Help CISOs Gain New Perspectives on This Year’s Most Frightening Threats and Practical Cyber Defense Strategies

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Event
Oct 17, 2017

Event: ONUG Fall 2017

ShieldX is proud to be a sponsor of ONUG Fall 2017. We will be in New York for the show October 17-18.

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News Article
Oct 11, 2017

ONUG | The Blueprint for Micro-Segmentation 2.0

“Micro-segmentation” has rapidly become the de facto term invoked when cloud and virtualization teams start talking risk, compliance and security policy for highly virtualized or Cloud infrastructure environments.

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News Article
Oct 09, 2017

INNOVATIONEWS | Webroot and ShieldX join to help customers defend Cloud from cyber attacks

ShieldX Networks and Colorado-based Webroot announced they have joined forces to help enterprises address the growing number of cyberattacks in the Cloud.

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News Article
Oct 06, 2017

ENGINEERING.com | Iowa State University Competition Aims to Address the Cybersecurity Human Capital Crisis

A collaboration between Iowa State University (ISU) and cloud security company ShieldX Networks is aiming to help solve the cybersecurity human capital crisis by providing students with real life experience using advanced threat detection and security automation tools.

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Press Release
Oct 05, 2017

ShieldX Networks Teams with Iowa State University to Address the Human Capital Crisis in Cybersecurity

Joint collaboration teaches next generation of cybersecurity professionals how to defend against real time attacks using the industry’s most advanced multi-cloud security tools

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Press Release
Oct 03, 2017

ShieldX and Webroot Join Forces to Help Customers Defend the Cloud against Onslaught of Cyberattacks

Partnership between Gartner 2017 “Cool Vendor in Cloud Security” ShieldX and Threat Intelligence Leader Webroot is helping IT organizations better protect themselves against cyber threats without sacrificing business goals

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News Article
Sep 12, 2017

Biz TV | ShieldX offers ShieldX Elastic Security Platform: A comprehensive, network-based security solution

Technically Speaking Segment:  A brief interview with Dr. Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja of ShieldX Networks about innovative cloud-based solutions the world should know about.

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News Article
Aug 10, 2017

Flarrio | Threat Protection for Cloud

In response to the recent cyber-attack storm, more cloud security technologies and services will emerge that are software defined, can monitor and stay close to data — wherever it lands.

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News Article
Aug 03, 2017

Intellyx | ShieldX Networks: Microservices Platform for Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Security

If you had the luxury of building a fully modern, cloud-native enterprise cybersecurity platform from the ground up, it would look a lot like ShieldX Elastic Security Platform, the platform offering from ShieldX Networks.

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News Article
Jul 10, 2017

Entrepreneur | How to Know It’s Time to Add an HR Department

HR activities at startups are often reactive in nature instead of proactive. That leaves gaps in the system.

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News Article
Jul 05, 2017

Dark Reading | Cloud Security Vendor, ShieldX, Emerges From Stealth

Recognized as a Gartner ‘Cool Vendor’ in 2017, ShieldX emerges with a new cloud security product: ShieldX Elastic Security Platform.

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News Article
Jun 29, 2017

ZDNet Japan | Security Measures with Micro-segmentation – ShieldX Enters Japan

ShieldX partners with Tokyo Electron Device (TED) to make ShieldX Elastic Security Platform multi-cloud security available to Japanese industry

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News Article
Jun 20, 2017

SecurityWeek | Cloud Security Firm ShieldX Emerges From Stealth

San Jose, CA-based cloud security start-up ShieldX Networks has today emerged from stealth with a new product, Apeiro. Apeiro takes microsegmentation as its baseline, and then layers additional security on top.

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Press Release
Jun 20, 2017

ShieldX Reinvents Cloud Security to Tackle Escalating Cybersecurity Threats

Gartner “Cool Vendor” ShieldX explodes into market with the most powerful security innovation in the history of cloud computing

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