CRN: 10 Hot Cybersecurity Companies You Should Watch In 2023

On January 16, NetSPI was featured in the CRN article called 10 Hot Cybersecurity Companies You Should Watch In 2023. Read the preview below or view it online.


These 10 companies across segments such as security analytics, cloud security and application security have been on our radar in a big way at CRN, thanks to their strong momentum and channel commitment.

We chose these vendors because they’ve clearly got major traction, based upon recent funding rounds (raised in a very un-ideal funding environment); notable product launches; acquisitions of innovative startups; or other big moves. These cybersecurity product companies are also making significant investments into working with channel partners, and have made solution providers a pivotal or even dominant part of how they reach and service customers.

In short, these 10 cybersecurity companies have been on our radar in a big way at CRN, and we think they should be on yours, too. They span sectors of the security market from application security and cloud security, to security analytics and confidential computing, to offerings in the categories of MDR (managed detection and response) and XDR (extended detection and response).

What follows are our picks for 10 hot cybersecurity companies you should watch in 2023.


In October, NetSPI, a provider of penetration testing services and attack surface management capabilities, pulled in a $410 million funding round for uses including the expansion of its channel program. While NetSPI CEO Aaron Shilts told CRN at the time that less than 10 percent of its revenue was derived from work with the channel, the company is determined to boost its channel-driven sales, including through the recent hiring of a new channel chief and launch of a new partner program.

You can read the full article at CRN!

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