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RiskSense Introduces First Cyber Risk Management Platform That Spans Network, Application, and Database Layers

Company to Showcase Its Innovations at RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco

Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – February 9, 2017 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced it will unveil at the upcoming RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco the first integrated platform that allows governments and enterprises to identify cyber risk exposure across their network, endpoint, application, and database layers. In addition to continuously assessing, scoring, and prioritizing cyber risks, RiskSense assists in quickly orchestrating remediation and validating the results.

Organizations face an uphill battle when it comes to cyber security, since their attack surface has expanded significantly with the proliferation of applications, distributed databases, cloud services, and mobile devices (e.g., tablets, mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, and smart watches). It is expected to balloon even further with the advent of the Internet of Things (e.g., smart meters in office facilities), microservices, and Software Defined Networks. This is confirmed by the Global Risk Management Survey, which revealed that 84% of cyber-attacks today target the application layer and not the network layer. As a result, organizations need to expand their coverage to include these new areas.

To address these challenges, RiskSense has developed a pro-active approach to cyber risk management that continuously identifies, scores, visualizes, prioritizes, and orchestrates the remediation of cyber risks across a growing attack surface. The RiskSense Platform™ 7.0 enables organizations to manage their cyber risks by unifying and contextualizing internal and external security intelligence into a single view, and then correlating these findings with business criticality to drive risk-based remediation. It is the first product to span the network, endpoints, databases, and applications as a unified attack surface.

“Manual approaches to assessing cyber risk across an organization’s entire attack surface can take months, during which time attackers can exploit vulnerabilities, causing damaging cyber breaches and loss of valuable data,” said Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO at RiskSense. “RiskSense automates these processes, empowering organizations to identify imminent cyber risks and threats even with limited IT security resources to minimize their attack surface exposure.”

RiskSense is participating in the following events at the RSA Conference 2017:

RiskSense RSA Conference 2017 Exhibit
February 13 – 16, 2016, Moscone Center, South Hall, Booth #S2816
RiskSense will showcase its new RiskSense Platform 7.0 innovations like Multi-Client Dashboard and Business Intelligence and Analytics Engine, as well its Managed Vulnerability Discovery and Attack Surface Validation Services.

13th Annual Information Security Conference
February 13, 2017 at 4:30 PM PST at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, CA
RiskSense co-founder and CEO, Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala has been invited to present “RiskSense – Transforming Cyber Risk Management.”  

Info Security Products Guide’s 2017 Global Excellence Awards Dinner
February 13, 2017 at 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM PST at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, CA
RiskSense is nominated for four awards, ranging from Most Innovative Software Security Product of the Year, Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management Solution of the Year, and Best Software Security Company of the Year to Most Innovative Software Security Company of the Year.

SC Awards 2017 Gala Dinner
February 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM PST at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, CA
RiskSense is nominated for the Trust Awards for Best Vulnerability Management Solution.

Cyber Risk VIP Breakfast Reception
February 15 – 16, 2017 at the Park Plaza Hotel in San Francisco, CA
RiskSense is hosting invitation-only VIP breakfast receptions to discuss how to overcome big data security challenges by leveraging human-interactive machine learning and security analytics.

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 or follow us on Twitter at @RiskSense.

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