Veza Wins The 2023 Cloud Security Awards for Best IAM Solution

PALO ALTO, CA – June 13, 2023 – Veza, the identity security company, today announced that it has been named a winner in the IAM category of the global Cloud Security Awards 2023. The inaugural Cloud Security Awards program introduced a wide range of categories that reflect the importance of cloud security measures in today’s ever-evolving digital landscape.

“We at The Cloud Security Awards have been impressed by Veza’s out-of-band graph-based authorization, which represents pure innovation in the field,” said lead judge, Raghu Pendyala. “By tackling complex RBAC challenges with a novel and efficient approach, their solution revolutionizes the way authorization is achieved. With Veza, organizations can navigate the intricacies of access control with ease, unlocking new levels of efficiency and security in their operations.”

“We are honored to be recognized in the highly competitive IAM category of The Cloud Security Awards,” said Tarun Thakur, co-founder and CEO of Veza. “The award demonstrates our commitment to delivering the next generation of identity security solutions for our customers. Our revolutionary approach with the Veza Authorization Graph goes beyond traditional identity tools to fix privilege violations, remove excess permissions, and automate access reviews across all apps, data systems, and cloud infrastructure.”

Veza’s Authorization Graph is a proprietary system that ingests identities and permissions metadata across cloud providers, data systems, SaaS and custom-built apps, and on-premise. Veza organizes the millions of permutations into a standard data model and optimizes the data for near real-time search, automated insights, policies, workflows, and real-time monitoring.

“We are delighted to unveil the winners of The 2023 Cloud Security Awards. The exceptional quantity and quality of entries received are a testament to the critical significance of cloud security,” said James Williams, Head of Operations for the Cloud Awards. “The victorious organizations have successfully navigated a rigorous selection process, showcasing exceptional cloud-based products and solutions that empower organizations to maintain top-notch security.”

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About Veza

Veza is the identity security company. Identity and security teams use Veza to secure identity access across SaaS apps, on-prem apps, data systems, and cloud infrastructure. Veza solves the blind spots of traditional identity tools with its unique ability to ingest and organize permissions metadata in the Veza Authorization Graph. Global enterprises like Blackstone, Wynn Resorts, and Expedia trust Veza to visualize access permissions, monitor permissions activity, automate access reviews, and remediate privilege violations. Founded in 2020, Veza is headquartered in Los Gatos, California, and is funded by Accel, Bain Capital, Ballistic Ventures, GV, Norwest Venture Partners, and True Ventures. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

About the Cloud Security Awards   

The Cloud Security Awards is a sister program to the SaaS Awards and the Cloud Awards. The Cloud Security Awards celebrates innovation in the cybersecurity industry. The program includes a wide range of categories, including ‘Best Web Security Solution,’ ‘Cloud Security Innovator of the Year,’ and ‘Best Security Solution for Finance or Banking.’ For more information about the Cloud Security Awards, please visit:   

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