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RiskSense Platform Addresses Security and IT Operations Gaps

Dec 13, 2018

Deep Integration with ServiceNow Service Desk Incident and Service Catalogs Automates Information Sharing and Collaboration for Faster Remediation of Vulnerabilities

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Dec. 13, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced a new version of the RiskSense platform that closes the gap between security and IT that often prevents vulnerabilities from being remediated in a timely fashion. New collaboration options include automated vulnerability updates and findings,

RiskSense CEO to Present 2019 Security Predictions at Threatscape Summit

Dec 11, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala will Explain What to Expect in Cyber Security Next Year

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Dec. 11, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will present his predictions for the top cyber security trends of 2019 in a free webinar on Thursday.

WHO: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO of RiskSense, is a recognized expert on artificial intelligence (AI) and neural networks.

RiskSense Adds Two Silicon Valley and Cyber Security Insiders to its Board of Directors

Dec 3, 2018

Skip Glass and Eric McAlpine Bring Deep Operations and Growth Management Expertise to Company

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Dec. 3, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced the addition of two high-profile growth builders to its Board of Directors. Skip Glass, Former Operating Partner at Foundation Capital and Eric McAlpine, Managing Partner of Momentum Cyber bring decades of operations, growth and software industry management expertise to the newly created board seats.

Alok Damireddy Joins RiskSense as VP Engineering

Nov 6, 2018

Seasoned Cloud Software Executive to Manage Global Engineering Teams

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Nov. 6, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced it has appointed Alok Damireddy as vice president of engineering. Alok, who will be based in RiskSense’s Silicon Valley office, is responsible for product development and managing the company’s global engineering teams in California, New Mexico, and India.

“Alok is a results-oriented executive with an extensive background in cloud-based software development and scaling engineering teams to meet complex product roadmaps and aggressive timelines,” said Srinivas Mukkamala,

RiskSense CEO to Present New Approach for Assessing Industrial Threats at the 2018 ICS Cyber Security Conference USA

Oct 17, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala will Explain how AI can be Used to Correlate Operational Technology Vulnerabilities with Active Threats to Prioritize Remediation

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Oct. 17, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that its CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will present a session on using an artificial intelligence-based approach for assessing cyber risk in industrial environments at the SecurityWeek 2018 ICS Cyber Security Conference USA in Atlanta,

RiskSense Cloud Service Protects Against Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities Ahead of Midterm Elections

Oct 15, 2018

AI-Assisted Pen Testing for Election Systems Aids Even the Most Resource Strapped Districts Find and Remediate Cyber Exposures

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Oct. 15, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced its AI-Assisted Pen Testing Service called Attack Surface Validation for Election Systems which provides complete visibility and prioritization of security vulnerabilities that enables any district to remediate problems before the midterms. Immediate findings are delivered through the RiskSense cloud-service and cover the assessment of a district’s entire voting ecosystem,

RiskSense to Discuss the Role of Analytics in Attack Prediction and Prevention at 2018 Rhode Island Cybersecurity Summit

Oct 8, 2018

Jason Farmer will Explain How Organizations can Protect Against Global Pandemics like WannaCry Using Intelligence-Driven Risk Management

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Oct. 9, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that Jason Farmer will present a session on the real-world application of risk analytics to predict threats and remediate security vulnerabilities before they are used in global cyber attacks at the 2018 Rhode Island Cybersecurity Summit.

WHO: Jason Farmer,

RiskSense Co-Founder to Discuss How to Communicate Cyber Risk to the C-Suite and Board at INTERFACE Denver 2018

Oct 2, 2018

Mark Fidel will Explain Why Quantifying Cyber Risk in Business Terms is Essential for Influencing Management Decisions

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Oct. 02, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that its co-founder Mark Fidel will present best practices for communicating cyber risk in terms Boards and C-Suites can understand and use for strategic planning and budgeting at the INTERFACE Denver 2018 conference

WHO: Mark Fidel is a cyber risk management expert and co-founder of RiskSense where he is responsible for corporate development.

RiskSense Security Analyst to Reveal Complete Findings from Reverse Engineering NSA ETERNAL Exploits at DerbyCon

Sep 26, 2018

Sean Dillon will Expand on his DEF CON Talk with Full Report on his Research into the Source of WannaCry and NotPetya Ransonware Pandemics

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Sep. 26, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that senior security analyst and Windows kernel expert Sean Dillon will present a deep dive session on the high-profile NSA ETERNAL exploits at DerbyCon 8.0 in Louisville, Kentucky.

WHO: Sean Dillon (aka @zerosum0x0),

RiskSense Named 2019 Distinguished Vendor by TAG Cyber

Sep 24, 2018

CEO Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala Interviewed for Annual Report that Provides Cyber Security Guidance to Enterprise and Government CISOs

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – September 24, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that it was named a 2019 Distinguished Vendor by TAG Cyber, a provider of advanced cyber security advisory and training services. A conversation with CEO Srinivas Mukkamala is also included in this year’s TAG Cyber Security Annual,

RiskSense Takes Gold in 2018 IoT Innovator Awards

Sep 20, 2018

Cyber Risk Management Platform Named Best IoT Security Software

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – September 19 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced that it was named the Best IoT Security Software in the 2018 IoT Innovator Awards. Each year, IoT Innovator, a publication dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) market, recognizes the best IoT businesses and products worldwide. RiskSense received Gold for the RiskSense platform’s ability to protect IoT and IIoT implementations at scale,

RiskSense CEO to Discuss How Vulnerability Weaponization and Exploitation Data Can be Used to Predict Attacks

Sep 5, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala Will Present a New Approach for Prioritizing Threat Remediation and Shrinking an Organization’s Attack Surface

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Sep. 05, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management, today announced that its CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will explain how organizations can harness vulnerability weaponization and exploitation data to predict attacks, prioritize threat remediation and reduce their attack surface in a free webinar on Tuesday,

RiskSense Raises $12MM in Series B Funding Round Co-Led by Spring Mountain Capital and NightDragon Security

Aug 7, 2018

Industry Luminary Dave DeWalt Joins as Strategic Advisor ​and UL Ventures as a Strategic Investor

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – August 7, 2018 – RiskSens​e®​, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability prioritization, today announced it has closed a $12 million Series B round of financing co-led by Spring Mountain Capital and NightDragon Security, with participation from UL Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Sun Mountain Capital, EPIC Ventures and Jump Capital. The funds will be used to accelerate growth through sales,

RiskSense Security Analyst will Deconstruct Windows ETERNAL Exploits in DEF CON 26 Session

Aug 1, 2018

Sean Dillon to Present Years of Reverse Engineering Research that Sheds Light on WannaCry, NotPetya and Olympic Destroyer Pandemics, and the Massive MS17-010 Patch

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – August 1, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced that senior security analyst and Windows kernel expert Sean Dillon will present a session on the notorious ETERNAL exploits at DEF CON 26 on August 12 in Las Vegas.

RiskSense CEO to Discuss How Utility Executives Can Protect Critical Infrastructure from AI-Based Cyber Attacks

Jun 18, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala Will Join a Panel of Experts at University of Idaho Summit to Explain New Approaches and Best Practices for Cyber Risk Management in the Energy Sector

 

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – June 18, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced that its CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will discuss cyber risk challenges and present best practices in the energy sector as part of an expert panel for utility executives at the University of Idaho UEC Summit on Monday,

RiskSense CEO to Present New Approach for Assessing Device-based Risk at BrightTALK Summit on “Securing the IoT”

Jun 7, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala will Explain Why IoT Ecosystems Require a Break from Conventional Control and Mitigation Techniques in Favor of a More Adaptive Approach

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – June 7, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management, today announced that CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will present a session called “Piecing Together IoT Risk from Flexible & Fractured Design Components” as part of the BrightTALK Summit on Securing the IoT on June 12,

RiskSense Hosts Webinar on How States Can Do More to Safeguard Their Election Systems

May 16, 2018

RiskSense CEO Srinivas Mukkamala will Co-Host Live Webinar Today

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – May 16, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced it will present a webinar on securing election systems from cyber attacks.

WHO: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO of RiskSense, is a recognized expert on artificial intelligence (AI) and neural networks. He was part of a think tank that collaborated with the U.S.

RiskSense Named 2018 TiE50 Winner

Apr 30, 2018

Cyber Risk Management Innovator Selected from Thousands of Companies Worldwide for Coveted Annual Technology Award

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — April 30, 2018 — RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management, today announced it was selected from among thousands of startups worldwide as a “2018 TiE50 Winner”. Each year, nominees are evaluated by a panel of experts that select 50 top technology startups based on the nominees’ intellectual property, business model and team.

Cybersecurity Insiders Product Review Recognizes RiskSense for Proactive, Intelligence-Driven Cyber Risk Management

Apr 25, 2018

Assessment Validates Platform as Most Advanced and Scalable for Continuously Correlating and Analyzing Evolving Threat and Vulnerability Data

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – April 25, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced that Cybersecurity Insiders, a news and information source for nearly half a million information security professionals, has published a product review of the RiskSense Platform. The evaluation recognizes RiskSense for its intelligence-driven, real-time analytics that prioritize threats and vulnerabilities based on business criticality so organizations can proactively remediate the most serious risks.

RiskSense Wins 2018 InfoSec Award from Cyber Defense Magazine

Apr 23, 2018

Pioneer in Intelligent Threat and Vulnerability Management Technology Named Leader in Risk Management

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – April 23, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced it was named the Leader for Risk Management in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2018 InfoSec Awards.  Winners were announced last week during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, highlighted in the annual print edition that was distributed at the conference,

RiskSense CEO to Discuss How to Overcome Security Alert Fatigue at AGC’s 14th Annual Conference

Apr 11, 2018

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala Will Join Expert Panel to Explain Data Science Techniques that Can Cut Through the “Noise” to Prioritize Threats that Matter Most

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – April 11, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced that its CEO Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will discuss the growing security alert overload problem and how advances in data science can ease the burden during a panel session at AGC’s 14th Annual West Coast Information Security &

State of Arizona Selects RiskSense Platform to Monitor and Manage Cyber Security Risk

Apr 9, 2018

Centralized Model Tracks Security Posture of More than 90 Separate Agencies, Boards and Commissions using Credit-like Risk Score

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M, April 9, 2018 — RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management, today announced the State of Arizona has deployed the RiskSense platform to protect its 133 agencies from cyber security threats. Using the RiskSense Safety Score, the State has implemented an innovative governance program to monitor and track each agencies’ security posture and risk exposure to prevent breaches.

RiskSense Partners with WhiteHat Security for App Security Risk Management

Apr 3, 2018

Integration Enables Organizations to Automate Business Impact Assessment of Web Vulnerabilities, Prioritize Remediation and Shorten Exploit Window

SUNNYVALE , Calif. – April 3, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in Intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced it has partnered with WhiteHat Security to automate web application security risk assessment, scoring and management. The integration of the RiskSense platform and WhiteHat Sentinel Dynamic enables organizations to continuously identify vulnerabilities and correlate them with external threat data to assess their business criticality and prioritize remediation.

RiskSense to Discuss Industrial PenTest Challenges at ICSJWG 2018 Spring Meeting

Mar 28, 2018

Security Researchers will Present Case Studies that Illustrate Security Gaps Associated with Using Traditional Vulnerability Assessment Techniques in ICS Environments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 28, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability  management, today announced that two of its security researchers will present a session on ICS/SCADA security risk  assessment challenges at the upcoming Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) Spring Meeting in Albuquerque,