10 Cybersecurity startups to watch out in India

10 Cybersecurity startups to watch out in India

Did you know that the damage due to cybercrime is estimated to be $6 trillion in 2022? With the world going digital, cybercrime has reached its peak. 


Because of this, more and more organisations are considering cybersecurity softwares to keep their system safe. 


Globally there are more than 30 cybersecurity startups with more than a $1 billion valuation and 17 of them are listed. 


In this article, we have listed the ten cybersecurity startups from India you should look out for


Security bulls

Security bulls is headquartered in Madhya Pradesh, India. It was founded by Geet Vaishnav in 2016. 


Security Bulls focus on understanding an attacker’s mindset to find methods to defend them. They have a team of professionals who are well-versed with the latest attacks. 


They stimulate a real-time attack on your site or application to test the security of your system. Next, they work on different steps to take security to the next level.


They follow a manual approach to checking your site. They check for flaws and vulnerabilities including logic flaws that aren’t easily detected by vulnerability scanners. 



Threatsys, previously known as Global Tech Promoters, was founded in 2011. It is located in Odisha, India. 


They help companies detect possible threats, curate a strategy, and use the right technology to curb those threats. They help organisations plan, build and run successful security systems. 



Sequretek was founded by Anand Naik and Pankit Desai to simplify the security needs of a company so that the leaders might manage their brand peacefully. Founded in 2013, it is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 


Their key approach is enhanced visibility. They improve cloud visibility which means more efficient, precise, and active management of resources. 


They use AI and ML-driven technologies to ensure that the system is free of vulnerabilities and is armed against all threats. 



Secureden was founded by Balasubramanian Venkatramani and Kumaran Balan in 2018. It believes in shaking up the status quo.


It is an all-in-one platform for the next-gen privileged access governance. Their goal is to make security software simple, easy to use and affordable while adopting the latest technologies in cybersecurity and delivering innovative solutions. 


They work with organisations of all types and sizes – from small businesses to large enterprises. 


They help companies manage their cloud, virtual or physical environments while having total control over privileged access, better visibility, and better access governance. 



WiJungle was founded in 2014 by Kamesh and Praveen Gupta. It started as the first private Indian company to provide completely free Wi-Fi service. Today it is the world’s first unified network security platform.


It is an AI and ML-based all-in-one product that helps organisations of any size manage and safeguard their network via a single window. They function by turning distributed architecture that is complex to handle into a unified architecture, thus reducing the investment by 60%.  


They also provide an intrusion prevention system that finds stealthy botnets, worms, and reconnaissance attacks hiding across the network domain. As per the CIO review, it was among the 20 most promising enterprise information security products in 2018. 



Seconize is a Bangalore-based cybersecurity startup founded by Sashank Dara and Chethan Anand in 2017. They strive to provide simple and effective products and services in the Integrated (IT) Risk Management space. 


Seconize helps define the weak points in an IT infrastructure with the help of its IT compliance and risk management SaaS product, Seconize DeRisk center. Seconize DeRisk center is an automated software that provides risk assessment in an ever-evolving threat landscape. 


They provide holistic risk management and allow the decision makers to have better visibility across all IT assets. They help enterprises manage their cyber risks with optimal investment and ensure compliance across their system. 



Backed by 5 years of extensive research and development, CloudSEK’s ‘X-Vigil’ is a SaaS-based easy-to-use platform. 


The X-Vigil dashboard provides specific, actionable and timely warnings that help you intervene and take swift action, thus preventing costly breaches and losses. 


The company was founded by Rahul Sasi, headquartered in Singapore. 



A pioneer in quantum-safe cryptography, QNu Labs provides unwavering and forward data protection over the internet and in the cloud.


QNu Labs is a result of the founder’s drive and conviction to establish an internationally renowned true deep tech product firm in India. The team has recognised the need to create next-generation security solutions that would harness the power of a separate world, a quantum world, to solve cyber security issues in the classical computing world after achieving multiple firsts in India and around the globe.


Lead by Sunil Gupta as CEO, QNu is headquartered in Bangalore.



Kratikal, founded by NIT-Allahabad alumni Pavan Kushwaha, Paratosh Bansal, and Dip Jung Thapa in 2013 is a Noida-based cybersecurity startup. It provides both manual and automated security testing services. 


Kratikal is known for working with 600+ SMEs and 150+ large enterprises worldwide in diverse industries like eCommerce, fintech, healthcare, telecom and manufacturing among others. 


It provides state-of-the-art security solutions like cyber attack simulation and awareness tool, email authentication and anti-spoofing solution; anti-phishing, fraud monitoring & take-down solution; phishing incident response, risk detection & threat analysis and code risk review.

Vishal Bajpai founded Secure Things in 2018, which offers specialised machine learning-based cybersecurity for all types of vehicles, including motorcycles, commercial vehicles, passenger cars, and electric cars.


The automotive ecosystem receives thorough real-time security from its innovative six-layer protection solution.


The company for automotive cybersecurity is based in California, USA, and has a sizable R&D facility there to serve its current clientele in the India and Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) markets.


Wrapping Up

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses have started shifting towards remote working. This digitalisation has led to an increase in cyberattacks. This has also led to an increase in demand for cybersecurity. 


Above, we have listed some of the top cybersecurity startups that you should check in case you are looking for a cybersecurity management software for your system. 

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