Cyber Security

Legit Security Is Named Rising Star As Part Of Forbes’ Cloud 100 List

Legit Security, a cyber security company with an enterprise platform to secure an organization’s software supply chain, today announced it was named one of 20 Rising Stars as part of the seventh-annual Forbes 2022 Cloud 100 list. The Cloud 100 List is a definitive list of the top private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The Rising Stars represent high-growth and category-leading cloud companies who are poised to join the Cloud 100 ranks.

“We are deeply honored to receive this award from such a prestigious group,” said Roni Fuchs, CEO of Legit Security. “We are passionate about our mission to secure software supply chains from attack. We believe a new solution approach is urgently needed for modern software supply chain environments which are now increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. We’re thrilled to see rapid adoption of our solution by enterprise customers and look forward to joining the Cloud 100 in the years ahead.”

“The Rising Stars of today are the Cloud 100 companies of tomorrow,” said Mary D’Onofrio, partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “We believe cloud entrepreneurs all over the world can build novel and enduring businesses, despite market conditions or challenging headwinds. The 2022 Rising Stars are no different as they cultivate amazing teams, gain momentum, and go on to ramp toward Centaur status. Being named a Rising Star is an opportunity for the cloud community to celebrate the impact these entrepreneurs are making and the bright futures ahead of them.”

“The Rising Stars have the potential to become top private cloud companies,” said Alex Kayyal, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures. “We’re thrilled at the level of innovation happening across early stage companies in the cloud ecosystem globally, and we look forward to watching these companies grow.“

“The companies of the Cloud 100’s Rising Stars list represent the best and brightest emerging private companies in the cloud sector,” said Alex Konrad, senior editor at Forbes. “Every year, it gets more difficult to make this list — meaning even more elite company for those who do. Congratulations to each of the 2022 Rising Stars. We look forward to seeing them join Canva, Miro and others in making the leap to the Cloud 100 list in years to come.”

The Forbes 2022 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at Highlights of the list appear in the August/September 2022 issue of Forbes magazine.

Legit Security
Legit Security protects software supply chains from attack by automatically discovering and securing the pipelines, infrastructure, code and people so that businesses can stay safe while releasing software fast. Legit Security provides an easy to implement SaaS platform that supports both cloud and on-premises resources and combines automated discovery and analysis capabilities with hundreds of security policies developed by industry experts with real-world SDLC security experience. This integrated platform keeps your software factory secure and provides continuous assurance that your applications are released without vulnerabilities.

Bessemer Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners helps entrepreneurs lay strong foundations to build and forge long-standing companies. With more than 135 IPOs and 200 portfolio companies in the enterprise, consumer and healthcare spaces, Bessemer supports founders and CEOs from their early days through every stage of growth. Bessemer’s global portfolio includes Pinterest, Shopify, Twilio, Yelp, LinkedIn, PagerDuty, DocuSign, Wix, Fiverr and Toast and has $19 billion of regulatory assets under management.

Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 150 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE and Forbes Virtual events, custom marketing programs and 47 licensed local editions in 80 countries.

Salesforce Ventures
Salesforce Ventures helps enterprising founders build companies that reinvent the way the world works. Since 2009, we’ve invested in and partnered with more than 400 of the world’s most tenacious enterprise software companies from seed to IPO, including Airtable, Databricks, DocuSign, Guild Education, Hopin,, nCino, Snowflake, Snyk, Stripe, Tanium, and Zoom. Salesforce Ventures has invested in more than 25 countries with offices all over the world including in San Francisco, Irvine, New York, London, Tokyo, and Sydney.

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