RiskSense Named 2016 “Best Places to Work” Finalist
Company’s Work Environment Recognized as Exceptional in Comprehensive Employee Survey
Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – October 6, 2016 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that it was selected a 2016 “Best Places to Work” finalist by Albuquerque Business First, a subsidiary of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), the largest publisher of metropolitan business news in the United States with over 3.6 million readers each week. The honor recognizes RiskSense’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions, company culture, benefits, vacation, and perks.
RiskSense was one of over one hundred companies to qualify for consideration based on a two-stage nomination process and the results of a third-party administered survey of its employees’ overall satisfaction.
“We are honored to be recognized as a 2016 ‘Best Places to Work’ finalist, since employee satisfaction, happiness, and career advancement represent our core values,” said Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and chief executive officer of RiskSense. “We are developing technology that addresses some of the toughest cyber security risk management challenges, so attracting and retaining highly skilled individuals is a top priority. At RiskSense, we foster an environment and culture that emphasizes positive energy and career mentoring along with a large dose of fun events, team spirit, and of course good food.”
RiskSense has pioneered the category of cyber risk management in response to the increasing challenges of extracting 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. The RiskSense Platform is the first cyber risk management solution that allows enterprises and governments to quickly understand their particular cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. RiskSense reduces detection to remediation to minutes, not months, by unifying and contextualizing internal security intelligence, external threat data, and business criticality. This intelligence-driven approach enables organizations to pro-actively discover and address security gaps that pose the most severe risks to their operations.
Just this year, the company has won over 22 industry accolades for its technology and business. RiskSense is an exciting and growing company that encourages employees to develop to their full potential through positive energy, teamwork, recognition, and fun. The company has an airy and bright work environment with a top notch gym. The company fosters a multi-cultural, diverse environment that encourages new ideas, talents and skill sets, and offers some of the best benefits in the industry. RiskSense is currently hiring in Engineering, Product Marketing, Product Management, Sales, and Operations in New Mexico, Silicon Valley, and is looking for Regional Sales Managers for territories across the United States. For more information about the company and careers at RiskSense, visit https://www.risksense.com/careers.
RiskSense will be honored as a 2016 “Best Places to Work” winner at an awards celebration on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM MST at the Century Rio 24 Theaters, 4901 Pan American Freeway NE, Albuquerque NM, 87109. Follow the 2016 “Best Places to Work” awards program on Twitter @ABQBizFirst #NMBPTW.
About the Best Places to Work Award Program
New Mexico's Best Places to Work awards were created in 2005 to honor organizations that deliver an outstanding work experience. Albuquerque Business First is proud to present the New Mexico's Best Places to Work awards. Research for this project is performed by Quantum Workplace. This initiative is designed with several goals in mind:
- To recognize and honor those companies that have created positive work environments
- To recognize and share best practices
- To promote New Mexico and its area employers
- To provide valuable feedback and data to participating companies that will assist them in measuring levels of employee satisfaction and engagement.
Albuquerque Business First is a subsidiary of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States, with 43 business publications across the country reaching more than 3.6 million readers each week.
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.