In this era of digital technology, customers as well as companies have become prey to cyber threats. According to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the number of cyberattack incidents increased from 53,081 in 2017 to 2,08,456 in 2018. Network scanning, probing, and vulnerable services accounted for over 61% of these incidents.

In 2018, the cyber security solutions market in India was valued at ₹121.85 billion. This is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 16% during 2019-24 to reach ₹292.16 billion by 2024.

Key cybersecurity drivers:
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Citizen Security Services
Cyber Security Services


Staqu Technologies Private Limited Team

Winner | Citizen Security Solutions

Staqu Technologies Private Limited


Staqu adopted a technologically unconventional approach to process real world crime and criminal data. By decoupling them from constituent elements like text, speech and images and then further performing selective amalgamation of these data points to feed in to advanced hybrid deep neural networks models, they can extract information which was never possible before. They have advanced speaker identification (recognizing anyone just with the 3-5 second voice sample) with 90 percent accuracy which is 10 percent better than previously reported of 80 percent accuracy in Interspeech conference 2017.

Product summary

With PAIS, Staqu is helping police forces across eight Indian states digitize and archive every criminal record into a central criminal database. JARVIS meanwhile is a video analytics technology which performs facial recognition, violence recognition, crowd analysis etc.


  • Speaker identification technology (SIAN) can identify speakers with 94.3% accuracy, regardless of language and words spoken.
  • Only a 3-5 second voice sample is required.

Support and recognition

Established Criminal Records Management and Search technology with Facial Recognition [PAIS] and data collection [PINE] for Punjab Police.


Lucideus Tech Private Limited Team

Winner | Cyber Security

Lucideus Tech Private Limited


Lucideus Tech Private Limited has built the first product that attempts to simplify the Cyber Security process to a single easy to understand score by looking at various aspects of the problem and devising a specific solution around it. They are helping Cyber Security become more objective and easy to understand and with their products helping the country become more cyber-aware.

Product summary

Lucideus’ product SAFE offers something called Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ). The platform integrates with the existing technology stack of an enterprise to provide a real-time cyber risk assessment (a number between 0-5) at a macro level across the organization. It can also be broken down into micro level scoring individually for each asset.


  • SAFE has a cloud-first decoupled architecture and is built on a tech stack that uses a relational database management system (RDMS) i.e PostgreSQL.
  • It can accommodate over 100,000 nodes of connections at once.

Support and recognition

Received the award for Best IT Startup from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship


All Finalists

Name of Startup Category City State
STAQU TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED Citizen Security Solutions Delhi Delhi
COMBAT ROBOTICS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED Citizen Security Solutions Pune Maharashtra
LOCKENE PRIVATE LIMITED Citizen Security Solutions Nagpur Maharashtra
REZLER SYSTEMS PRIVATE LIMITED Citizen Security Solutions Bengaluru Karnataka
Lucideus Tech Private Limited Cyber-security New Delhi Delhi
MAILR TECH LLP Cyber-security Rajkot Gujarat
INFINICUE SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED Cyber-security Bengaluru Karnataka
TEK CUBE PRIVATE LIMITED Cyber-security Hyderabad Telangana
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