Asian Cybersecurity Innovations: Tel Aviv’s Noteworthy Startups Transforming Online Safety

January 30, 2024

Asia is a hub of startups, especially in the tech and digital industries, cyber security in particular. In this article, we’ll be focusing on startups established in 2020 or later that are innovating and making strides within the cyber security industry. All these startups are based in the bustling city of Tel Aviv, Israel, reputable worldwide for its tech startup ecosystem.

Tel Aviv is widely recognized as the gateway to Israel’s vibrant tech startup ecosystem, leading the way in innovation and entrepreneurship. The city’s concentration of tech talent, supportive government policies, and a culture of innovation have resulted in a robust and dynamic startup scene.

In the realm of cyber security, these startups are developing groundbreaking solutions to address the increasingly complex cyber threats that businesses and organizations face in the digital age. Let’s take a closer look at these promising startups located in Tel Aviv.

Canonic Security

Founded in 2020, Canonic Security is an Application Security platform operating in the Cyber Security, Network Security and SaaS space. The platform helps organizations continuously monitor their apps and user accounts, detect suspicious behavior, and reduce attack surfaces significantly. Canonic Security’s continuous access intelligence and vulnerability insight allow security teams to respond swiftly to SaaS-native threats.


Authomize is a startup specializing in cloud security, cyber security, identity management, and more. Founded by Dotan Bar Noy, Gal Diskin, and Ron Liberman, Authomize helps organizations establish security by detecting, investigating, and responding to identity and access threats. Backed by several prominent organizations, customers use Authomize to protect their cloud services and applications from account takeovers and identity-based attacks.


Founded by a team of experienced entrepreneurs, Wiz is a cybersecurity company that has developed the first cloud-native visibility solution for enterprise security teams. Wiz scans the entire cloud environment, providing a 360° view of security risks across clouds, containers, and workloads without the need for any agents.


Co-founded by Yoran Sirkis, Seemplicity is a cyber security and risk management startup that offers an innovative risk reduction platform. By automating and streamlining all remediation activities into a single workspace, Seemplicity ensures the efficient management of risk reduction endeavors across organizations.


Suridata, founded by Eyal Tirkel, Haviv Ohayon, and Lee Kappon, offers an extended SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) solution. Their service assists organizations in securing their SaaS applications, and managing their security from a single console, thus ensuring seamless remediation of misconfigurations and third-party risks.

Enso Security

Focusing on Application Security Posture Management, Enso Security offers a platform that helps consolidate data, making it easier for security teams to manage application security. Founded by Roy Erlich, Chen Gour Arie, and Barak Tawily, they offer an easy-install solution to create a simplified, agile, and scalable application security program.


RapidSec is another promising startup, offering a self-service platform designed to provide rapid web security. Co-founded by Ido Yablonka, Ori Koral, and Shai Alon, RapidSec works to improve its customers’ web security posture quickly and efficiently.

Hyperwise Ventures

Hyperwise Ventures is a venture capital firm focusing on startups in the cyber security and enterprise software industry. Co-founders Aviv Gafni, Ben Omelchenko, and Nathan Shuchami lead the firm.


LightCore is a startup that provides a fully automated, real-time Crypto Shield solution. Companies operating in the crypto space can rely on LightCore’s consistent monitoring to protect their assets.


Founded by Omri Noyman, Ronen Carmona, and Stas Volfos, Amplicy provides a fully managed external attack surface for comprehensive asset discovery and risk-based analysis, ensuring robust cyber security measures.

GMI Ventures

GMI Ventures, led by Nurit Mor Cohen, focus on investing in rising tech talents that meet the specific needs of their global connections. They invest primarily in companies involved in groundbreaking deep technology, including AI, Cyber, Security & Public safety, Aggrotech, and Fintech.

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