UpGuard is the only platform that provides CSTAR, the CyberSecurity Threat Assessment Report. CSTAR looks at your infrastructure from the inside-out and provides an easy-to-understand risk score which insurers can use in determining a fair premium for cybersecurity insurance.
Our customers use UpGuard to accelerate DevOps initiatives, identify critical security gaps and vulnerabilities, streamline auditing and compliance testing, and gain visibility into the true state of their infrastructure.
UpGuard was founded in 2012 and is a privately held, venture-funded startup headquartered in Mountain View, California.
UpGuard has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the “Cool Vendors in DevOps 2015” report by Gartner, Inc.
Mike is an entrepreneur at heart and is as comfortable dealing in technical detail as he is strategic outcomes. Mike held senior leadership roles in Enterprise strategy, architecture and solution design for major corporates including Lloyds, E*Trade and CBA all at a young age. His knowledge of technology is exceptional as is his ability to realize opportunities and execute on his vision.
Alan is a web developer, pitchman and process purist. Alan has spent more years than he'd care to admit working in Corporate IT at companies like Expedia, Lloyds and CBA. A long term part time entrepreneur, his specialty has always been execution and in particular development & process management roles.
Cesar has over a decade of experience and a series of impressive successes in the tech sector. Using his combination of technical ability and leadership, he's built startups, created products, raised funding, and had his companies acquired. He is driven by projects which can utilize his natural talents for scaling teams and technology.
Jill brings a wealth of experience in technology marketing, business development and sales, including senior leadership positions at Adobe, ArcSight and McAfee. She understands the importance of articulating business value to customers and prospects. She has helped drive startups and public companies at every stage and is passionate about bringing UpGuard’s vision to life and getting all organizations to trust IT again.
Tony is a dynamic sales executive with over 28 years of experience building and leading high-performance sales teams in the enterprise software industry. He is well known for building uniquely collaborative customer relationships and his ability to solve customers' most critical business challenges. In one of his greatest prior successes as VP of Sales, he enabled his company to grow to over $150M in revenue.
Greg has previously managed products and product teams for gaming and education startups with a focus on meaningful, measurable engagement loops. His games have been ranked in the top ten by traffic on Facebook, the top ten by revenue on the App Store, and as the Editor's Choice in the App Stores of over 70 countries.
A long-time Silicon Valley startup veteran and technologist, Frank couples deep, hands-on technical experience in a broad spectrum of IT, DevOps, and Security disciplines with extensive implementation and delivery experience at Fortune 500 companies. Frank’s passion is to build valuable, pragmatic, and real-world solutions for complex enterprise-scale problems.
UpGuard is the proud recipient of numerous industry awards including DEMO (2012) Citrix Global Synergy Conference (taking both the Startup Accelerator and People’s Choice awards), and Gartner Cool Vendor (2015).
When we first started as ScriptRock in 2012, our goal was to remove the tension between Dev and Ops: Dev claims the project is code complete; Ops needs more information to deploy. The product was initially built just as a way to define and test configuration items using scripts – we’ve come a long way since. And because of where we are and what we’ve learned from our customers, we know that we do more than keep track of configuration items. We keep systems UP and Guard against breaches