From startup companies just emerging from stealth, to those using a new round of funding to support explosive growth, newcomers to the cybersecurity market often bring fresh, innovative technologies that address the most timely of threats facing the business community.

Companies recognized in this category are new to the IT security field – offering an initial, strong, flagship product that is within two years of its initial release, and holding great promise for further product development, customer expansion and overall fiscal and employee growth.