Twistlock’s technologies address risks on the host and within the containerized application, enabling enterprises to enforce consistent security policies from development to production. Our innovative technologies monitor container activities, manage vulnerabilities, detect and isolate threats targeting production containers. Twistlock’s mission is to provide an end-to-end, enterprise-grade security stack for containerized computing, so organizations can maximize the benefits of adopting containers.

Parent CompanyPalo Alto Networks
HQSanta Clara, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Twistlock was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Twistlock

Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nir Zuk

Nir Zuk

Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Asheem Chandna

Asheem Chandna

Carl Eschenbach

Carl Eschenbach

James J. Goetz

James J. Goetz

Mark D. McLaughlin

Mark D. McLaughlin

Vice Chairman
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Twistlock Office Locations

Twistlock has offices in Santa Clara, Baton Rouge, New York, Portland and in 2 other locations
Santa Clara, CA, US (HQ)
3000 Tannery Way
Baton Rouge, LA, US
8000 Innovation Park Dr
New York, NY, US
33 W 60th St
Portland, OR, US
411 NW Park Ave
Herzliya, IL
3rd floor, Arieh Shenkar St 11
London, GB
Moor Place, 1 Fore St Ave
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Twistlock Financials and Metrics

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$63.1 m


In total, Twistlock had raised $63.1 m. Twistlock is a subsidiary of Palo Alto Networks

Twistlock Operating Metrics

May, 2019

Enterprise Customers

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Twistlock News and Updates

Palo Alto Networks acquires container security firm Twistlock for $410 mln

Palo Alto Networks has acquired Twistlock, a container security company, for about $410 million in cash. Twistlock's backers included Iconiq Capital, Dell, YL Ventures, Ten Elevent Ventures and Polaris Partners.

Palo Alto Networks Completes Acquisition of Twistlock

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Twistlock, the leader in container security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy. This acquisition will...

Busy day for Palo Alto Networks as it buys two security startups: Twistlock and PureSec

Palo Alto Networks Inc. was busy on the acquisition front today, acquiring Portland, Oregon-based cybersecurity startup Twistlock Ltd. and Israeli serverless security platform provider PureSec Ltd. The Twistlock deal came in at about $410 million in cash, whereas the terms of the PureSec acquisitio…

Palo Alto Networks to acquire container security startup Twistlock for $410M

At KubeCon last week in Barcelona, container security was a hot topic, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Palo Alto Networks announced today that it was buying container security startup, Twistlock for $410 million. The company also announced it was buying serverless security startup, PureSec. …

Palo Alto buys Israeli cybersecurity firm Twistlock -report

Santa Clara-based Palo Alto Networks has aquired Israeli cybersecurity firm Twistlock, Israeli financial news websites reported on Wednesday.

Twistlock and Datadog Integrate to Improve Cloud Native Risk Management

PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Twistlock, the leading provider of cloud native cybersecurity, today announced a new integration between Datadog and Twistlock - ensuring seamless integration of cloud native security intelligence into the Datadog platform. This integration...
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Twistlock Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twistlock founded?

    Twistlock was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Twistlock key executives?

    Twistlock's key executives are Nikesh Arora, Nir Zuk and Asheem Chandna.

  • How many employees does Twistlock have?

    Twistlock has 36 employees.

  • Who are Twistlock competitors?

    Competitors of Twistlock include Digital Shadows, RiskIQ and ZeroFOX.

  • Where is Twistlock headquarters?

    Twistlock headquarters is located at 3000 Tannery Way, Santa Clara.

  • Where are Twistlock offices?

    Twistlock has offices in Santa Clara, Baton Rouge, New York, Portland and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twistlock have?

    Twistlock has 6 offices.