RiskSense Named Most Innovative Company of the Year

Company Honored with 2016 Best in Biz Award for Transforming Enterprise Cyber Risk Management



Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – December 1, 2016 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced it has won Silver for Most Innovative Company of the Year in the 2016 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. The company was recognized for transforming enterprise security by revealing an organization’s cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface, quickly orchestrating remediation, and monitoring the results.

For this sixth annual Best in Biz Awards there were more than 600 entries from public and private companies of all sizes and across a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Winners were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, TV outlets, and analyst firms. For a full list of winners, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2016-winners.

“If companies are going to stand out from the crowd and remain competitive in future years, innovation is key,” said Charlie Osborne, ZDNet, one of the judges in the Best in Biz Awards. “This year’s entries in Best in Biz Awards highlighted not only innovative business practices but the emergence of next-generation technologies, which will keep companies current and relevant.”

"RiskSense is actively and innovatively addressing very real and growing threats to national, enterprise, and personal security by anticipating cyber-attacks, not just responding," added Annlee Ellingson, L.A. Biz, returning to judge her third Best in Biz Awards competition.

“Being selected as one of the three Most Innovative Companies of the Year by the Best in Biz panel of respected journalists and industry analysts is a special honor,” said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. “2016 has been a breakout year for RiskSense. We brought to market a completely new approach to cyber risk management, achieved 100 percent year-over-year growth, and have been honored with 26 industry accolades. We expect this momentum to continue in 2017.”

RiskSense is changing the way organizations detect and manage cyber risk. The RiskSense Platform enables organizations to pro-actively discover and address cyber security gaps based on the risk they pose to business operations. It 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. This allows enterprises and governments to quickly understand their particular cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results.
 
About Best in Biz Awards
Now in its sixth year, Best in Biz Awards recognizes companies for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are currently conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in more than 60 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and PR as well as media. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.





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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