The SME market is “incredibly under-served,” in part because setting up a system is expensive, Mr. Argast says, which led to him create the Vancouver-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Kobalt Security Inc. in Nov. 2018 with co-founders and investing partners Pankaj Agarwal and Boris Wertz.
Kobalt enables SMEs to outsource cybersecurity, leveraging strength in numbers they don’t have on their own.
It also makes high-level security affordable for smaller enterprises, says Mr. Wertz, founder of Version One Ventures LLC, an early-stage tech investment fund.
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