The stats revealed in this article are interesting. Perhaps the reason that we are not seeing so many exits in this market is that it is evolving rapidly, and as it does so it leaves yesterday's commoditised technology in its wake.
Investors remain bullish on cybersecurity which has seen several billion dollar exits, but overall, the level of exit activity has remained tepid. While financing into cybersecurity startups has increased steadily since 2010, exits have not seen the same momentum. We used CB Insights data to analyze the exit trends for the cybersecurity industry, as well as identify the cybersecurity investors with the most exits and the top acquirers in the space.