Wallarm – Finalist In Microsoft Innovate A.I.

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Wallarm is named among the finalists by Microsoft’s Innovate.AI Global Startup competition

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Wallarm is looking forward to showcasing how we leverage A.I. algorithms to make security more accessible to an average developer.

Wallarm today announced it has been selected as a North America finalist in Microsoft’s Innovate.AI Global Startup competition, a competition, designed to help high-potential startups gain access to capital and further the development of A.I. to solve problems and improve people’s lives.

Wallarm A.I.'s powered security platform automates application protection and security testing. Hundreds of customers already rely on Wallarm to secure websites, microservices and APIs running on private and public clouds. Wallarm A.I. enables application-specific dynamic WAF rules, proactively tests for vulnerabilities, and creates feedback loop to improve detection accuracy.

Automated application environment learning makes Wallarm a good fit for highly distributed cloud infrastructures that change often. It also means that it can detect Zero-day threats in addition to threats that are known.

Microsoft has launched Innovate.AI in October 2017 in cooperation with leading venture capital firms in each of the competition regions: North America, Europe and Israel. A group of A.I. experts and representatives from Microsoft Ventures and Madrona Venture Group will judge the nine North America finalists in a live final pitch competition in Seattle. The winner selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Problem addressed
  • Market size and growth potential
  • Differentiated/disruptive solution
  • Performance and traction with customers
  • Ability of founding team to execute

“We are thrilled to advance to the final round of this highly selective A.I. competition,” said Ivan Novikov, CEO of Wallarm. “The selection of the finalists shows that the judges are putting the emphasis on practical applications of A.I. across many industries. Wallarm is looking forward to showcasing how we leverage A.I. algorithms to make security more accessible to an average developer.”

About Wallarm

Wallarm is an innovative AI startup focused on security of websites, microservices and APIs running on public and private clouds. Wallarm security platform automates application protection and security testing. Hundreds of enterprises and SaaS companies already rely on Wallarm for protection.

Wallarm is a privately held company founded in 2013, headquartered in So. San Francisco, California and backed by Y-combinator, Partech Ventures, and other investors.

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