Aqua Security Racks Up Industry Honors for Product Excellence, Innovation, and Thought and Market Leadership

Award Wins From Cyber Defense Magazine, Info Security Products Guide, and SDX Central Highlight Aqua’s Market Success and Contributions; Aqua to Participate on Container Security Panel at Container World

February 22, 2017 – Ramat Gan, Israel – Aqua Security, provider of the leading platform for securing containerized applications, today announced that it’s been honored by numerous industry organizations for excellence across multiple fronts.

Aqua won the Silver award for Startup of the Year by Information Security Products Guide. Cyber Defense Magazine named the Aqua Container Security Platform the Most Innovative Application Security Solution for 2017.  SDx Central, the premier media outlet for news, analysis and research on software-defined infrastructure named Aqua on of “9 Security Startups Worth Watching in 2017,” the second honor it has bestowed on the company in the past nine months.  In July 2016, it named it one of 11 container companies to watch.

Additionally, the Security Bloggers Network nominated the Aqua blog for “Best New Blog”, and Aqua is a finalist for Red Herring’s Hot 100 list for both North America and Europe.

“The virtual container market is experiencing explosive growth and the container security market is growing in lockstep with it, said Dror Davidoff, CEO, Aqua Security. “Since we launched in May 2016, we have been working with DevOps and security teams to literally change the way security is architected into applications.  It’s exciting to be a part of such a major sea change, and we are honored and grateful to have our efforts recognized by so many esteemed organizations so early on in the game.”

Aqua Security at Container World

Aqua Security will be attending Container World in Santa Clara, California from February 21-23. 2017, and can be found at Booth #407.  Aqua’s vice president of Marketing, Rani Osnat, will be participating on a panel Container Security: Countering the Container Challenges, occurring on February 23 at 3:30pm.  For more information on Rani’s talk, please visit

About the Aqua Container Security Platform:

Aqua has built a native, architected-for-containers platform for securing containerized applications.  Its flagship solution, The Aqua Container Security Platform was architected specifically to address the challenges of visibility, control, isolation, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention in container environments, while remaining transparent and non-intrusive to DevOps. It combines a central management and policy engine with host-based agents (which are privileged containers) to power a scalable, easy-to-deploy solution that provides full visibility into container activity and policy enforcement capabilities.


About Aqua Security

Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their virtual container environments from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua’s Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance.  Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by TLV Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and San Francisco, CA.  For more information, visit or follow us on