Cequence Named to the Citizens JMP Cyber 66 List

March 28, 2024 | by Varun Kohli

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Citizens JMP, a prestigious investment firm specializing in technology sectors, recently honored Cequence by recognizing us as one of the hottest privately held cybersecurity companies as part of its Cyber 66 list. This recognition highlights Cequence’s dedication to innovation and commitment to delivering solutions that effectively address the constantly evolving challenges of API security and bot management.

Citizens JMP’s equity research team covering the cybersecurity sector compiles the Citizens JMP Cyber 66 list through an annual evaluation process. Companies are evaluated on criteria including innovation, market potential, customer adoption and growth trajectory. Additionally, companies are assessed based on their unique contributions to cybersecurity with the goal of identifying the most promising and impactful companies.

At Cequence, we pride ourselves on being pioneers in API security and bot management. As our world becomes more interconnected, APIs continue to proliferate across various industries. However, with this widespread adoption comes an increased risk of API-related threats. The Cequence Unified API Protection (UAP) platform offers comprehensive defense against API threats, from proactive discovery to real-time threat detection and mitigation.

Trevor Walsh, a cybersecurity research analyst at Citizens JMP, commended Cequence’s innovative approach to API protection and our rapid growth in a critical market. His comments emphasized the importance of our UAP solution in effectively addressing the API security challenges facing organizations today. He noted that Cequence’s inclusion in the Cyber 66 report reflected our exceptional performance and leadership in the cybersecurity landscape.

Cequence believes that APIs are not only the connective tissue between applications both within and between organizations but are also foundational building blocks of future innovations. This understanding is one of the driving forces behind Cequence UAP. Through the integration of technologies such as AI and LLMs (Large Language Models), the Cequence platform leads the way in innovations that save customers time and improve API security.

The Cequence UAP platform includes API Spyder for proactive API discovery, API Sentinel for security posture management, and API Spartan for bot management and fraud prevention. The platform is designed for rapid and flexible deployment, and can be implemented on-premises, in the cloud, or as a SaaS solution in as little as 15 minutes.

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Varun Kohli


Varun Kohli


Varun Kohli, CMO at Cequence, formerly led marketing teams at Feedzai, Symantec, McAfee and ArcSight. Featured in major publications and broadcasts, Varun has contributed to 9 successful company exits. He holds degrees from IIT Guwahati, UC Riverside and UC Berkeley.

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