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Cequence Named “Best-in-Class” in Datos Insights API Security Solutions

Industry analyst group ranks Cequence as top vendor among vendors in the API Security space

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—July 27, 2023Cequence Security, the leading provider of Unified API Protection (UAP), today announced the company has been recognized as a “best-in-class” solution in the Datos Insights Vendor Evaluation: API Security Solutions report, earning one of the highest product scores in the history of Datos Insights vendor evaluation reports.

The Datos Insights Vendor Evaluation is an in-depth analysis and voice of the customer of API security solutions. Participants of the report represent startups and public companies that submitted API security solutions and completed a comprehensive 200-point company, customer and product questionnaire, provided a product demo and submitted customer references.

Cequence is rated as a “best-in-class” solution across all four evaluation components, including vendor stability, client strength, client service and product features. The report highlights that Cequence’s Unified API Protection Platform displays the maturity and efficacy customers should expect and receive from cybersecurity investments. With the CQ Prime Threat Research team at the core of product development, Cequence keeps up with the latest API threats and attackers, providing actionable intelligence to customers to improve API security posture through advanced threat hunting.

“Cequence has scored the highest vendor score in the history of Datos Insights producing industry evaluation reports and has grown to be one of the most respected API protection vendors. Datos Insights believes that organizations selecting Cequence will receive the advertised value and more from the product, stay on the leading edge of threat intelligence and substantially reduce their API risk,” said Tari Schreider, Strategic Advisor, Datos Insights.

The report indicates that Cequence has an API protection solution to match where any organization is in the API security journey, leading to a fully managed unified API protection platform. Additionally, Cequence’s managed API security offering removes the heavy lifting and burden of protecting APIs from organizations with limited resources and API knowledge.

The Cequence Unified API Protection (UAP) platform, is the only solution that unifies discovery, compliance and protection across all internal and external APIs to defend against fraud, business logic attacks, exploits and unintended data leakage. The UAP solution is comprised of the following:

  • API Spyder: Proactively discover all external and internal APIs that could expose your organization to data loss, compliance violations or system compromise. All without deploying any software or traffic flow modifications.
  • API Sentinel: Achieve API security posture management. Understand your security risks, obtain API compliance and test for OWASP API Top 10 vulnerabilities.
  • API Spartan: Prevent targeted attacks, business logic abuse and fraud without any code instrumentation. Track attackers no matter how quickly they retool and thwart detection.

“We are honored to earn a best-in-class designation from Datos Insights and to hear that our customers are enthusiastic about our platform and appreciate our company’s emphasis on transparency and accessibility,” said Varun Kohli, CMO of Cequence. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing our customers with real value that gives them the leading edge in threat intelligence to help substantially reduce their API risk.”

Additional Resources:

  • Download the Cequence excerpt of the Datos Insights Vendor Evaluation report
  • Read the Cequence blog
  • Register for the webinar 200 Point Evaluation of API Security Solutions by Datos Insights Thursday, September 14, 2023, 11 AM PST, 11 am BST and 11 am AEST
  • Learn more about our Unified API Protection platform
  • Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

About Cequence Security
Cequence, a pioneer in Unified API Protection, is the only solution that unifies discovery, compliance, and protection across all internal and external APIs to defend against fraud, business logic attacks, exploits, and unintended data leakage. It takes less than 15 minutes to onboard an API and requires no instrumentation, SDK, or JavaScript deployment. 24% of Cequence customers are large Fortune and Global 500 organizations. Cequence secures more than 6 billion daily API calls and protects more than 2 billion user accounts across these customers. Its flexible deployment model supports passive/inline, 100% on-prem, SaaS, and hybrid deployments. Learn more at

About Datos Insights
Datos Insights is a research and advisory firm providing mission-critical insights on technology, regulations, strategy, and operations to hundreds of banks, insurers, payments providers, and investment firms—as well as the technology and service providers that support them. Comprising former senior technology, strategy, and operations executives as well as experienced researchers and consultants, our experts provide actionable advice to our client base, leveraging deep insights developed via our extensive network of clients and other industry contacts.

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