MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/14 -- Shape Security, a startup that has developed the world's first botwall, today announced it has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor. Gartner, the renowned technology research firm, recognized Shape for its impactful and intriguing application and endpoint security innovation for 2014. The list can be found in the Gartner "Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security, 2014" May 2, 2014 report.
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About Shape Security
Shape Security is a disruptive cybersecurity startup and developers of the world's first botwall to stop automated web attacks, led by cybersecurity experts and former executives from Google, the Pentagon, VMware, Cisco, Mozilla and Palo Alto Networks. The company has raised $66M in Series A, B and C funding from Norwest Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Venrock, Google Ventures, Wing Venture Partners, Allegis Capital, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's TomorrowVentures and former Symantec CEO Enrique Salem. For more information, visit www.shapesecurity.com.