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RiskSense Earns 10 Industry Accolades on First Day of RSA Conference

Cyber Risk Management Company is Recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine, Info Security Products Guide, and Cyber Security Excellence Awards



Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – Feb 14, 2017 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced on the first day of the RSA Conference that it has received the following industry accolades from Cyber Defense Magazine, Info Security Products Guide, and the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards programs.

  • RiskSense was named the Leader for Best Vulnerability Management Solution and Editor’s Choice winner for Best Risk Management Solution in the 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine Awards.
  • In the LinkedIn Information Security Group’s annual Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, RiskSense was voted Best Vulnerability Management Solution and a finalist in three other categories: Best Security Analytics Solution, Best Cyber Security Startup, and Most Innovative Cyber Security Company (between 50 and 100 employees).
  • In the 13th annual Global Excellence Awards® program by Info Security Products Guide, RiskSense received four awards: Gold for Best Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation, and Management Solution as well as Bronze Awards for Best Security Software Company of the Year, Most Innovative Security Company of the Year, and Most Innovative Security Software of the Year.

“We couldn’t ask for a better way to begin the RSA Conference than receiving this landslide of recognition from industry experts and leading industry publications,” said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. “RiskSense is emerging as the leader among enterprises and government organizations for cutting through the noise generated by siloed security products and threat intelligence feeds, and providing actionable visibility into the top cyber risks they are facing.”

The Cyber Defense Magazine awards are determined by an extensive editorial review and evaluation by independent information security experts. As a winner, RiskSense will be profiled in the magazine’s February issue, which is available in print on the show floor of RSA Conference 2017. In addition, Torsten George has authored an article titled, “The Future of Cyber Security: Risk-Based Attack Surface Validation and Remediation”, which appears in this issue.

“Cyber Defense Magazine is pleased to announce that RiskSense has been selected ‘The Leader in Vulnerability Management Solutions’ and The Editor’s Choice in Risk Management Solutions for the 2017 CDM InfoSec Awards,” said Pierluigi Paganini, editor-in-chief of Cyber Defense Magazine.

“Congratulations to RiskSense for winning the Vulnerability Management category of the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, founder of the 350,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn, which organizes the awards program. “With over 450 entries, the 2017 awards are highly competitive. All winners and finalists reflect the very best in leadership, excellence, and innovation in today's cyber security industry.”

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the Info Security Products Guide’s 2017 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 13, 2017 in San Francisco. The list of winners is at http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/world/.

RiskSense is changing the way organizations detect and manage cyber risk. The RiskSense Platform is the first next-generation cyber risk management solution that continuously reveals cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface - including the network, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases. The platform extracts actionable intelligence from the massive volume of data generated by a patchwork of cyber security products, including vulnerability scanners, threat intelligence feeds, and other complex security systems and automates the process of contextualization and prioritization based on business criticality, enabling organizations to focus on closing cyber security gaps that pose the greatest risk to business operations. With RiskSense, enterprises and governments minimize cyber risk and gain valuable situational awareness to keep cyber adversaries at bay.





About RiskSense RiskSense®, Inc., is the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management. The company enables enterprises and governments to reveal cyber risk, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. This is done by unifying and contextualizing internal security intelligence, external threat data, and business criticality across a growing attack surface.

The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Platform transforms cyber risk management into a more pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline. The RiskSense Platform embodies the expertise and intimate knowledge gained from real world experience in defending critical networks from the world’s most dangerous cyber adversaries. As part of a team that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, RiskSense founders developed Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S. (CACTUS), Support Vectors Intrusion Detection, Behavior Risk Analysis of Vicious Executables (BRAVE), and the Strike Team Program.

By leveraging RiskSense cyber risk management solutions, organizations can significantly shorten time-to-remediation, increase operational efficiency, strengthen their security programs, improve cyber hygiene, heighten response readiness, reduce costs, and ultimately minimize cyber risks. For more information, please visit www.risksense.com or follow us on Twitter at @RiskSense.



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