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The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The 2014 Cloud 100

The growing use of Web-based services and the frequent deployment of cloud-hosted server deployments have forced traditional security vendors to offer SaaS security offerings and prompted the emergence of a new breed of security startups. Cloud-enabled security platforms provide businesses with a variety of features to reduce risks and meet compliance mandates.

Some offer protection from malware, hacking and other threats, while others specialize in authentication, file integrity monitoring and data encryption. Here are 20 that have especially caught our attention. Look for the market around cloud security platforms to be in a state of change, with the potential for mergers and acquisitions as more established vendors attempt to build out their capabilities.

Porticor

CEO: Gilad Parann-Nissany

Porticor provides data encryption and key management for data protection in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. The company’s platform supports private or hybrid VMware-based cloud deployments and Amazon Web Services. The company says it uses a virtual appliance or agent to encrypt disks or data storage units in minutes. Data is protected using a split-key encryption method and the enterprise is the sole owner of the master key.

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Gilad Parann-Nissany, Founder and CEO at Porticor is a pioneer of Cloud Computing. He has built SaaS Clouds for medium and small enterprises at SAP (CTO Small Business); contributing to several SAP products and reaching more than 8 million users. Recently he has created a consumer Cloud at G.ho.st - a cloud operating system that delighted hundreds of thousands of users while providing browser-based and mobile access to data, people and a variety of cloud-based applications. He is now CEO of Porticor, a leader in Virtual Privacy and Cloud Security.