The World’s Top 20 Cybersecurity Companies

Data provided by Pagan Research

1. Herjavec Group

Top Ranked company, 1st in Cybersecurity Ventures listing of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies.

The Herjavec Group (THG) is one of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies and the country’s largest IT security provider. THG delivers complete security and network acceleration services to companies around the globe, supported by Canada’s largest group of certified security engineers. Their expertise enables THG to maintain its leadership position across a wide range of functions, including secure content management solutions, Email Security, WAN acceleration, intrusion prevention technologies, risk management and fully-managed network security systems.

2. IBM Security

Ranked 2nd in the Cybersecurity Ventures listing of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies.

Market cap: $144.59 billion; current share price: $153.79

IBM Security moved up from the number 12 position to 7th spot on the second quarter of the Cybersecurity 500 list. Under its parent company, IBM, IBM Security protects businesses using a customized enterprise security portfolio to disrupt new threats, deploy security innovations and reduce the cost and complexity of IT security.

IBM Security’s primary services include: security intelligence and analytics; identity and access management; application security; advanced fraud protection; data security and privacy; and infrastructure protection.

3. Raytheon

Ranked 3rd in the Cybersecurity Ventures listing of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies.
Market cap: $47.48 billion; current share price: $163.51

Next on the top cybersecurity companies list is Raytheon Company, who is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon Company operates Raytheon Cyber, which provides a number of managed services, including: cybersecurity assessments, virtual security operations center, digital forensics and incident response, as well as managed detection and response.

4. EY

Revenue: US$31.4 billion (2017)

A global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services EY delivers helps build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. EY develops outstanding leaders who team to deliver on their promises to all of their stakeholders. In so doing, EY play a critical role in building a better working world for their people, for their clients and for their communities.

In 2017, Fortune magazine ranked EY 29th on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list. In 2016, EY was the 11th largest privately owned organization in the United States.


5. Mimecast


Market cap: $1.51 billion; current share price: $26.69

Mimecast is ranked #5 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies, but third for the purposes of this list. Mimecast is focused on email and data security and protects organizations from spear-phishing, malware, data leaks, data loss and downtime. Mimecast launched an analysis report called Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment in February, while in June it announced the launch of the Mimecast Case Review App to its Mimecast Email Archiving service.

6. KnowBe4

Total Funding Amount: $13,540,519

Ranked #5 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies

KnowBe4 is the world’s most popular integrated platform for Security Awareness Training and simulated phishing attacks. KnowBe4 enables you to effectively manage the problem of social engineering.

KnowBe4 was founded on the principle that the human side of the cyber security industry is severely neglected. There is no national security strategy in place to protect against cyber-attacks on private organizations; Small and Medium Enterprises are completely on their own. The efficacy of the major source of network protection to date, antivirus suites against malicious threats and zero-day exploits, is severely lacking—antivirus is but a component of a truly effective network security strategy.

7. Cisco


Market cap: $158.50 billion; current share price: $31.84

Ranked #7 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies

Next on the top cybersecurity companies list is Cisco, who is ranked #8–up from 13th place on the Cybersecurity 500 list. Cisco has a suite of cybersecurity products and services to detect and stop threats.

More specifically, those products range from advanced malware protection; next generation firewalls; security management; cloud security; next generation prevention systems; VPN security clients; email security; policy and access; web security; network visibility and enforcement; and router security, to name a few.

8. Sophos

Market Cap: 2.72B; Yearly Revenue: 478.2 million USD (2016)

Ranked #8 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Sophos is a leader in IT security and data protection. They offer organizations complete protection and control — defending against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam, policy abuse and data leakage, and providing comprehensive network access control (NAC). Their reliably engineered, easy-to-operate products protect over 100 million users in more than 150 countries. Their vision, commitment to research and development, and rigorous attention to quality have enabled them to maintain strong year-on-year growth and the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the industry.

9. Sera-Brynn

Ranked #9 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Sera-Brynn® is a global Cybersecurity Audit and Advisory firm.

Their team of professionals is dedicated to helping their clients secure their computing and network environments and meet applicable, and in some cases mandatory, industry and government compliance requirements. They believe cyber security demands a holistic approach, which is why they routinely work with legal counsel, the insurance industry, accounting firms, and law enforcement at all levels to provide the best protection possible to their clients. Additionally, Sera-Brynn offers Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Post-Breach Forensics, and Security Consulting.

10. Lockheed Martin:

Market Cap: 91.25B; Revenue: 46.13 billion USD (2015)

Lockheed Ranked #10 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems and products. It also provides a range of management, engineering, technical, scientific, logistic, and information services.

11. Clearwater Compliance

Ranked #11 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Clearwater Compliance, LLC is a leading provider of healthcare compliance and cyber risk management solutions. Its mission is to empower hospitals and health systems to successfully manage healthcare’s evolving cybersecurity risks and ensure patient safety.


Ranked# 12. on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Forcepoint™ was created to empower organizations to drive their business forward by safely embracing transformative technologies – cloud, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), and others – through a unified, cloud-centric platform that safeguards users, networks and data while eliminating the inefficiencies involved in managing a collection of point security products.

13. Thycotic:

Total Funding Amount:$4,549,879

Ranked# 13 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Thycotic Software is a provider of enterprise password management software to the global SMB and enterprise space. It is one of the world’s fastest growing IT security companies because we provide customers with the freedom to choose cloud or on premise software solutions that are the easiest to implement and use in the industry. Thycotic has grown to serve more than 7,500 customers.

14. BAE Systems

Market cap: 19.54B GBP; current share price: ‎608.00GBP

This Defense contractor company also ranks #14 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

A wholly owned subsidiary of the British defence and aerospace company BAE Systems plc, a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company. It was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in London in the United Kingdom.

15. CyberArk

Market Cap: 1.52B; Revenue: 216.6 million USD (2016)

Ranks# 15 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

CyberArk is a publicly traded information security company offering Privileged Account Security. The company’s technology is utilized primarily in the financial services, energy, retail and healthcare markets.

16. Digital Defense

Yearly Revenue: $30M

Ranks# 16 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Founded in 1999, Digital Defense, Inc. is a premier provider of managed security risk assessment solutions, protecting billions in assets for small businesses to Fortune companies in over 65 countries.

17. Rapid7

Market Cap: 759.95M; Total Funding Amount: $89M & 5 Acquisitions

Ranks# 17 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Rapid7 is a provider of security data and analytics solutions that delivers visibility and insight that help you make informed decisions, create credible action plans, and monitor progress. They simplify compliance and risk management by uniquely combining contextual threat analysis with fast, comprehensive data collection across your users, assets, services and networks, whether on premise, mobile or cloud-based.

18. Palo Alto Networks

Market Cap: 13.71B; Yearly Revenue: $1.76B in 2017

Ranks# 18 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for thousands of organizations worldwide. Built with an innovative approach and highly differentiated cyber threat prevention capabilities, our game-changing security platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization’s most valuable assets.


19. DFLabs

Total Funding Amount: $5,500,000; Revenue: $5-$10M

Ranks #19 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

DFLabs is an ISO9001 certified company specializing in Cyber Security. The Company provides Advanced Breach Management and Response technology for SOC and CSIRT through its collaborative IncMan NG platform and Data Security professional services through a team of internationally-recognized specialists. Our customer base is composed by Fortune 10/1000 companies and enterprises all over the world.

20. FireEye

Market Cap: 3.06B; Revenue: $736M

Ranks #20 on the Cybersecurity 500 top cybersecurity companies.

FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.