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Guardsquare is a company developing software for the protection of mobile applications against reverse engineering and hacking. It also develops custom encryption algorithms and provides validating, consulting, and training services.

HQLeuven, BE
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)72(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Guardsquare

Roel Caers

Roel Caers

Eric Lafortune

Eric Lafortune

Founder and CTO
John Vigeant

John Vigeant

Tim Dehaes

Tim Dehaes

VP, Finance
Sander Bogaert

Sander Bogaert

VP, Engineering
Erica Sheehan

Erica Sheehan

VP, Marketing
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Guardsquare Office Locations

Guardsquare has offices in Leuven, Boston and San Francisco
Leuven, BE (HQ)
Tervuursevest 362/bus 1
Boston, US
33 Arch St #3210
San Francisco, US
620 Davis St, San Francisco
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Guardsquare Financials and Metrics

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Guardsquare total Funding

$29.6 m

Guardsquare latest funding size

$29 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Guardsquare investors

Guardsquare's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $29 m. In total, Guardsquare has raised $29.6 m
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Guardsquare Cybersecurity Score

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Guardsquare Online and Social Media Presence

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Guardsquare News and Updates

Guardsquare adds security for mobile gaming with Unity engine integration

Guardsquare, the mobile application security platform, will provide security for mobile games through an integration with Unity Technologies' game engine.

Guardsquare Blogs

How Mobile App Developers and Security Teams Can Better Communicate

A decade ago, interactions between developers and security professionals were minimal. Development teams would hand their software to security teams, and security teams would return with a very structured set of handoffs for developers. That’s not realistic for the way we work today, particularly wi…

Secure Your App with These Three Code Obfuscation Techniques

Globally, 5.19 billion people use mobile phones, and 90 percent of their time is spent on apps. Despite the huge role mobile apps play in the economy, developers are often under pressure to deliver on short timelines. This often means mobile app security falls by the wayside – even until after a sec…

Organizations Know Mobile App Security Matters, But Lag on Implementation

A recent global survey conducted by independent market research firm Vanson Bourne in partnership with Guardsquare found that organizations rank security as the most impactful element of mobile app development — even ahead of app performance. However, organizations’ reported investments in app secur…

Guardsquare Releases 2020 Global Report Highlighting Mobile Application Insecurity Across Operating Systems

New Report Shows Misalignment Between App Developers’ Security Intentions and Actions Leuven, Belgium – November 10, 2020 – Guardsquare, the mobile application security platform, announced the release of the “Global Report 2020: Mobile Apps Aren’t Secure Enough, Despite Dev Teams’ Priorities,” a re…

3 Ways to Get Started with Secure Mobile Application Development

With mobile app development, security isn’t always incorporated throughout the development lifecycle. In many cases, security gaps are addressed at the end, or worse, after a security breach has occurred. The reason? Many development teams are racing to market with their apps. Being “first” can ofte…

3 Reasons to Protect Mobile Apps in the Remote Work Economy

This year, remote work and social distancing have led people to rely on their mobile devices more than ever. According to App Annie, consumers spent 1.6 trillion hours on mobile in the first six months of 2020, with a 220% increase in time spent in business apps. For mobile app developers, this incr…
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Guardsquare Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Guardsquare founded?

    Guardsquare was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Guardsquare key executives?

    Guardsquare's key executives are Roel Caers, Eric Lafortune and John Vigeant.

  • How many employees does Guardsquare have?

    Guardsquare has 72 employees.

  • Who are Guardsquare competitors?

    Competitors of Guardsquare include Kudelski Security, Mahindra SSG and Incert.

  • Where is Guardsquare headquarters?

    Guardsquare headquarters is located at Tervuursevest 362/bus 1, Leuven.

  • Where are Guardsquare offices?

    Guardsquare has offices in Leuven, Boston and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Guardsquare have?

    Guardsquare has 3 offices.