13 Key Players in Denver, Boulder and Colorado’s Cybersecurity Industry

Written by Jess Ryan
February 15, 2020Updated: March 10, 2023

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.

Top Cybersecurity Companies in Denver, Colorado

  • Automox
  • ProtectWise
  • Red Canary
  • SecureSeat
  • Colorado Cyber
  • Ping Identity
  • Druva

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.

Automox Colorado cybersecurity industry key players

Website: automox.com

Location: Remote

What they do: Automox empowers IT administrators with automated, cloud native patch management and endpoint hardening capabilities, reducing an organization’s exploitable attack surface and eliminating many of the most sought-after vulnerabilities targeted by malicious users. The product offers complete visibility and control over IT operations within a single location and provides complete endpoint access without the need for a VPN or additional infrastructure, increasing security and capabilities across entire enterprises.

Recent news: Automox recently announced the hiring of Jeff St. Clair, formerly of Palo Alto Networks, as its Chief Financial Officer.


logrhythm cybersecurity company colorado

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.


payfone cybersecurity company colorado

Website: www.payfone.com

Location: Greenwood Village

What they do: Payfone is a mobile and digital identity authentication platform. The company’s technology has the ability to instantly authenticate over mobile web and app, as well as, instantly authenticate phone calls and customer identities.

Funding to date: $93.6M


jumpcloud cybersecurity company colorado

Website: jumpcloud.com

Location: Boulder

What they do: JumpCloud authenticates, manages and authorizes users on the IT devices and applications that power businesses. The company’s Directory Services act as a database that maps the applications, networks and devices that users need. Businesses are able to easily scale and integrate new services along with JumpCloud. Forbes and Dollar Shave Club are just two of the many businesses that trust JumpCloud to manage their cybersecurity.

Funding to date: $31.7 million


Red Canary cybersecurity companies Colorado
Photo courtesy of Red Canary.

Website: redcanary.com

Location: Denver

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

Get involved: They’re hiring a Site Reliability Engineer and a CIRT Team member.


protectwise cybersecurity company colorado

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


ping identity cybersecurity company colorado
Ping Identity

Website: www.pingidentity.com

Location: Denver

What they do: Ping Identity provides cloud-based management software to governments and companies. The identity and access management platform gives employees and customers one-click access to security and data governance. Some of the world’s largest companies, like Chevron, Kraft Foods, Starbucks and Walgreens use Ping Identity to efficiently protect their data.

Funding to date: N/A


Druva Cybersecurity Denver

Website: www.druva.com  

Location: Denver 

What they do: As more companies migrate to the cloud, a greater need has arisen for cloud-based technology to store and arrange data. Druva has answered the call with Druva Cloud Platform. Now companies no longer have to worry about installing extra software or performing additional maintenance since this AWS-powered platform arrives as-a-service and updates on its own for added convenience and security.

Recent news: With the creation of Druva Curated Recovery, Druva now boasts the first and only curated recovery technology in the industry that makes recovering from ransomware attacks easier than ever. 


webroot cybersecurity company colorado

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.


carbon black cybersecurity company colorado
carbon black

Website: carbonblack.com

Location: Boulder

What they do: Carbon Black helps organizations stop cyber attacks using preventative strategies and predictive analytic technology. The company offers packages ranging from antivirus protection to risk and compliance consultation. Leading companies like Adobe, Draft Kings and Samsung use Carbon Black’s technology to thwart cybersecurity risks.

Funding to date: $191.7 million


colorado cyber cybersecurity company colorado
colorado cyber

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.


secureset cybersecurity company colorado

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.


absio cybersecurity company colorado

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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