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Cloud-native cybersecurity startup Aqua Security raises $60M and remains a unicorn

January 3, 2024

In an arid funding landscape where much beyond low single-digit seed rounds are hard to come by, Aqua’s latest cash injection could indicate a degree of investor confidence as the company seeks new capital to power growth. 

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Aqua Security Closes $60M Additional Funding at a Valuation Above $1B

January 3, 2024

BOSTON — Jan. 3, 2024 — Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud native security, today announced it has secured $60M in funding, led by new investor Evolution Equity Partners, with participation from existing investors Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and StepStone Group. The funding, an extension of the company’s Series E round, places Aqua’s valuation …

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Fortune Cyber 60 List Spotlights Aqua Security as Standout Startup

December 20, 2023

BOSTON — Dec. 20, 2023 — Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud native security, today announced that it has been named to the Fortune Cyber 60 list of the most important venture-backed startups. For the inaugural list, Lightspeed Venture Partners partnered with Fortune to identify the top companies that offer enterprise-grade cybersecurity solutions. Aqua was …

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Aqua Security Named Overall Leader in GigaOm Radar Report for Container Security

December 12, 2023

BOSTON—Dec 12, 2023—Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud native security, today announced it was ranked as the overall leader in the GigaOm Radar for Container Security. As the highest-ranking Outperformer, Aqua was recognized for its deep industry expertise, pace of innovation and comprehensive set of capabilities to protect customers in the cloud. According to GigaOm, …

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Aqua Security CEO: ‘No One’ Is Leading With Agentless Anymore

December 4, 2023

While agentless tools such as cloud security posture management (CSPM) have found massive interest thanks in part to their ease of deployment, the limitations of the tools for directly improving security outcomes became widely evident this year, Aqua Security CEO Dror Davidoff said in an interview with CRN. 

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Researchers Discover Dangerous Exposure of Sensitive Kubernetes Secrets

November 22, 2023

Aqua researchers Yakir Kadkoda and Assaf Morag said they found Kubernetes secrets in public repositories that allow access to sensitive environments in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and open a severe supply chain attack threat. 

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Aqua Security Wins Top Honor in 2023 CISO Choice Awards

November 20, 2023

BOSTON—Nov. 20, 2023—Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud native security, today announced it was selected as the 2023 CISO Choice Award winner in the Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP) category. Honoring security vendors of all types, sizes and maturity levels, the award program recognizes top-tier differentiated solutions from innovative security solution providers worldwide. A panel …

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Aqua Security Delivered $5.45M in Benefits for a 207% ROI, According to Independent Study

November 9, 2023

BOSTON—Nov. 9, 2023—Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud native security, today published the results of a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting titled The Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) Of Aqua Platform, which illustrates the cost savings and business benefits delivered by the Aqua Platform. The study revealed $5.45 million in benefits over three years with …

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