Data Theorem Named a Top Cybersecurity Startup of the Year at Black Hat USA 2020 Virtual Conference

Data Theorem Recognized in Annual Cybersecurity Startup Competition for Uniquely Automating API, Cloud, Mobile and WebApp Security Analysis, Vulnerability Inspection and Remediation

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Data Theorem, Inc., a leading provider of modern application security, today announced has been named a Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup for 2020 during the Black Hat USA 2020 virtual conference by Cyber Defense Magazine.

Data Theorem’s broad AppSec portfolio protects organizations from data breaches with application security testing and protection for modern web frameworks, API-driven microservices and cloud resources. Its solutions are powered by its award-winning Analyzer Engine, which leverages a new type of dynamic and run-time analysis that is fully integrated into the CI/CD process, and enables organizations to conduct continuous, automated security inspection and remediation. Data Theorem’s AppSec portfolio secures mobile apps, cloud-driven APIs, and modern web applications.

Data Theorem competed against many of the industry’s hot startups in cybersecurity for this prestigious award. Cyber Defense Magazine searched the globe and found more than 3,200 cybersecurity companies with nearly 30 percent in the startup range having been incorporated within the last 36 months or releasing their first round of innovative cybersecurity products and services. “We’re pleased to name Data Theorem as a winner among the Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 in our second annual Black Unicorn awards,” said judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of, David DeWalt of and Gary Miliefsky of “This award showcases those companies like Data Theorem with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace.”

“It is an honor to be named one of this year’s top cybersecurity startups, and to be distinguished from startup organizations across the globe by Cyber Defense Magazine’s distinguished panel of judges,” said Doug Dooley, Data Theorem COO. “Companies turn to Data Theorem due to our unique ability to deliver continuous, fully automated security analysis and remediation for their cloud, mobile, API and WebApp environments. This award recognizes what we’ve accomplished during 2020 so far, and we also have bigger things on the horizon for later this year.”

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on its Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards included cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group. To see the complete list of Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 please visit

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur, and continues to be the premier source of IT security information. It is managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Its mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. It delivers electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, Black Hat and IPEXPO conferences, and its limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more at Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

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About Data Theorem

Data Theorem is a leading provider of modern application security, helping customers prevent AppSec data breaches. Its products focus on API security, cloud (serverless apps, CSPM, CWPP, CNAPP), mobile apps (iOS and Android), and web apps (single-page apps). Its core mission is to analyze and secure any modern application anytime, anywhere. The award-winning Data Theorem Analyzer Engine continuously analyzes APIs, Web, Mobile, and Cloud applications in search of security flaws and data privacy gaps. The company has detected more than 5 billion application incidents and currently secures more than 25,000 modern applications for its enterprise customers around the world.