NeuVector: Container Security Product Overview and Insight

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Company Description

Founded by industry veterans from Fortinet, VMware and Trend Micro, NeuVector has developed patent-pending behavioral learning and network inspection for container security. The company was co-founded in 2015 by CEO Fei Huang and CTO Gary Duan. NeuVector is a private, venture-funded company headquartered in San Jose, California.

NeuVector customers include global leaders in financial services, healthcare and publishing, and partners include AWS, Docker, Google, IBM, Rancher, Red Hat and others.


NeuVector has offices in North America, EMEA and Asia, and serves customers across multiple industries, including: Financial services, government, ecommerce, travel, healthcare and consumer.


The NeuVector multi-vector container security platform provides an integrated, automated security platform for Kubernetes, Docker and Red Hat OpenShift. The platform helps organizations deploy enterprise-wide container strategies across multi-cloud and on-premise environments. NeuVector delivers east-west container traffic visibility, host security and container inspection in an integrated, automated security solution.

Key Features

Complete end-to-end container security platform with vulnerability scanning, compliance testing, and run-time protection, including a Layer 7 container firewall. Run-time protection covers network (Layer 7 firewall), container process and file system monitoring, and host exploit detection.

Product Performance Metrics

NeuVector performs layer 7 deep packet inspection to detect connection violations and network-based attacks instantly, and can run inline to block attacks in real time without affecting normal container traffic. NeuVector also monitors file systems and processes in containers and hosts for anomaly detection and alerting.


NeuVector is a cloud-native security solution that is delivered as a container itself, and is deployed by customers on premises (or in their public cloud) using their container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, and OpenShift. NeuVector does not require any external or SaaS connections to secure containers.


Pricing is based on the number of worker nodes or application hosts protected in production environments. The average annual subscription-based pricing is approximately $1,200 per year per host and includes support.

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