Shape Security

Shape Security is a company that develops and provides cybersecurity solutions to defend the web and mobile applications. It provides such solutions as Shape Enterprise Defense and Blackfish. The company serves retail, financial, travel, healthcare and government sectors.

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Parent CompanyF5 Networks
HQSanta Clara, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Shape Security was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

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Key People/Management at Shape Security

Derek Smith

Derek Smith

Co-Founder and CEO
Sumit Agarwal

Sumit Agarwal

Co-Founder and COO
Justin Call

Justin Call

Co-Founder and VP R&D
Tami MacDuff

Tami MacDuff

VP Human Resources
Shuman Ghosemajumder

Shuman Ghosemajumder

Xinran Wang

Xinran Wang

VP Engineering
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Shape Security Office Locations

Shape Security has offices in Santa Clara, North Sydney and London
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
2755 Augustine Dr 8th floor
North Sydney, AU
140 Arthur St
London, GB
34-37 Liverpool St
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Shape Security Financials and Metrics

Shape Security Operating Metrics

Sep, 2016Nov, 2017Jul, 2018Nov, 2018

User Accounts Protected

1.30 b1.60 b1.70 b

Logins Protected Daily

150 m

Patents (US)

23 45 55

Fraud Losses Prevented to Date

$1.10 b
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Shape Security Online and Social Media Presence

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Shape Security News and Updates

Deception Technology Market Will Hit Big Revenues In Future | Attivo Networks, Shape Security, TrapX Security

What's Ahead in the Global Deception Technology Market? Benchmark yourself with strategic steps and conclusions recently published by AMA Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

F5 Networks Stock Slips On $1 Billion Shape Security Acquisition Despite Deal Synergies

Shares of F5 Networks are down nearly 6% since the company in the middle of December announced it was making a $1 billion acquisition to increase its presence in application security.

C5 Capital Investment Shape Security, a Leading Online Fraud Prevention Platform, Agrees $1 Billion Sale to F5 Networks, the Nasdaq-listed Application Services and Delivery Company

LONDON, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shape Security, a portfolio company of C5 Capital, the specialist venture capital firm focused on cyber security, cloud infrastructure and applied data analytics, has agreed a $1 billion sale to F5 Networks, a Nasdaq-listed technology company. C5 led...

F5 Networks pays $1B to acquire Shape Security

Network traffic management company F5 Networks Inc. is paying about $1 billion to acquire Shape Security Inc., which is best known for the fraud detection platform it sells to airlines, banks, government agencies and retailers. F5 said the acquisition will help it improve its application protection…

F5 Networks to acquire Shape Security for $1 billion

F5 Networks Inc. said late Thursday it will acquire privately held cybersecurity company Shape Security in a deal with an enterprise value of $1 billion. In a statement, F5 said the "acquisition brings together F5's expertise in protecting applications across multi-cloud environments with Shape's f…

New Solution From Shape Security Brings Enterprise-Grade Online Fraud Protection To The Mid-Market

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shape Security today announced a new solution, Shape Connect, that brings the company's industry-leading anti-bot and fraud protection technology to the mid-market at an affordable price. With Shape Connect, organizations without security ...
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Shape Security Blogs

The War No One is Talking About

There is a war brewing in cyberspace. The general public is blissfully unaware, and very likely will remain so. The media, when it talks about cybersecurity, tends to focus on the breach of the week, even though there cannot possibly be any lessons left to learn in that parade of spectacle and shame…

Healthcare CAPTCHA: The Cure that’s Worse than the Disease

A healthcare insurer was forced to use a CAPTCHA. 70% of their aged patients could no longer refill their prescriptions. It was a complete disaster.

10 Questions to Ask a Bot-Mitigation Vendor

You figured out that you have a bot problem. Maybe you have a high account takeover (ATO) rate, or someone’s cracking all your gift cards, or scraping your site. You tried to handle it yourself with IP blacklists, geo-fencing, and dreaded CAPTCHAs, but it became an endless battle as the attacker ret…

On The Launch of Shape Connect

The war against "fake" begins today, with the launch of Shape Connect.

Do You Need a WAF, or Something Better than a WAF?

“The king is dead! Long live the king!” The jarring conflict embodied in this timeless hoorah is about to apply to the application security space. Subjects are giving up on the old king—the web application firewall (WAF) technology—as their primary appsec tool, for several reasons. First, because WA…

What your login success rate says about your threat surface

One of the problems with imitation attacks such as sophisticated credential stuffing is that they are designed to blend in with legitimate traffic. How can you measure something that you can’t detect? Fear-mongering marketing compounds this problem and makes everything sound like a snake-oil solutio…
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Shape Security Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Shape Security founded?

    Shape Security was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Shape Security key executives?

    Shape Security's key executives are Derek Smith, Sumit Agarwal and Justin Call.

  • How many employees does Shape Security have?

    Shape Security has 297 employees.

  • Who are Shape Security competitors?

    Competitors of Shape Security include Namogoo, Zix Corporation and Cybereason.

  • Where is Shape Security headquarters?

    Shape Security headquarters is located at 2755 Augustine Dr 8th floor, Santa Clara.

  • Where are Shape Security offices?

    Shape Security has offices in Santa Clara, North Sydney and London.

  • How many offices does Shape Security have?

    Shape Security has 3 offices.