7 key players in Colorado's cybersecurity industry

May 4, 2016

As the threat of cyber attacks increases, Colorado’s cybersecurity industry is growing to meet the challenge. The University of Denver recently announced a new Master’s degree program in Cybersecurity, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has a Bachelor of Innovation degree in Computer Security and earlier this year, Governor John Hickenlooper announced plans to build a national cybersecurity intelligence center on the UCCS campus.

With more people and companies looking to break into the industry, we’ve gathered a roundup of some of Colorado’s key players in cybersecurity.


Website: protectwise.com

Location: Denver

What they do: ProtectWise’s Cloud Network DVR product applies artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science to file analysis in real-time, but also allows users to retroactively analyze data in the event of a breach.

Funding to date: $37.06 million


Website: webroot.com

Location: Broomfield

What they do: Webroot is the largest privately held internet security company in the United States; their products for consumers and enterprise-level organizations span everything from antivirus protection to IoT-related network security.

Recent news: The company recently released their new Threat Investigator product.


Website: logrhythm.com

Location: Boulder

What they do: LogRhythm's security intelligence and analytics platform gives companies the ability to know what’s happening with their network so they can detect, prioritize and neutralize cyber threats.

Recent news: LogRhythm will host this month’s Built In Brews — RSVP here.


Website: redcanary.co

Location: Denver

What they do: Red Canary specializes in endpoint security and threat detection.

Get involved: They’re hiring a Threat Analyst and a Data Scientist


Website: coloradocyber.com

Location: Across Colorado

What they do: Colorado Cyber is the state’s cybersecurity ecosystem, designed to elevate the industry’s reputation while providing community support for local cybersecurity executives.

Recent news: Colorado Cyber recently co-sponsored a Cybersecurity Summit in Denver, where attendees learned about the role Israel has played in the industry’s research and development.


Website: secureset.com

Location: Denver

What they do: SecureSet is the nation’s first cybersecurity accelerator and academy. The academy gives people with a general interest in technology a direct path to a career in cybersecurity in roughly 20 weeks. Their accelerator is a way for startup companies in the cybersecurity space to get funded, get noticed and improve their value.

Get involved: People who apply to the academy by May 17th will receive a $5,000 tuition credit.


Website: absio.com

Location: Highlands Ranch

What they do: Absio’s Dispatch product is an email application that automatically secures messages and attachments, no matter where they are.

Funding to date: $16.93 million

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