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Industry Computer software, Security software, Mobile Security
Genre Mobile Threat Detection
Founded 2010
Founders Itzhak Avraham, Elia Yehuda
Headquarters San Francisco, Dallas, United States
Key people
Shridhar Mittal (CEO), Zuk Avraham (Chairman)
Website www.zimperium.com

Zimperium, Inc. is a privately owned mobile security company based in the United States, with offices in Dallas, Texas and San Francisco, California.[1][2] The company is known for developing several mobile threat defense software solutions.[3][4][5]


Zimperium, Ltd. was founded in 2010 by its Chairman and CTO Itzhak Avraham.[6][7] In 2012, Elia Yehuda, joined as a co-founder. In 2013, the assets of Zimperium, Ltd. were acquired by Zimperium, Inc., and the new company was incorporated in Delaware. In 2014, Zimperium, Inc. released zIPS Android app (Intrusion Prevention System), a smartphone software that uses Machine learning to monitor user habits to detect and prevent possible Phone hacking.[8] In 2015, Zimperium, Inc. researched and developed security systems against a group of software bugs that affect a series of Android operating systems called Stagefright (bug).[9][10][11]

In 2016, the company partnered with BlackBerry. The partnership consisted in integration of zIPS by Zimperium for enhancing Mobile security on iOS and Android platforms.[12][13] Zimperium, Inc. has raised over $60M from private investors including Samsung, Telstra, Sierra Ventures, SoftBank and Warburg Pincus.[14][15][16] The company has partnered with several technology companies including Softbank Group, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, SmarTone, Oracle, Microsoft and MobileIron.[17]

Zimperium, Inc is a global company with hundreds of customers. Customers include enterprises of all sizes, large federal and local government agencies, leading mobile operators and major OEM partners.

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