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RiskSense Receives 2017 GDS Cybersecurity Award

Company Named Leading Cyber Risk Management Software Provider



Sunnyvale, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M. – Nov. 29, 2017 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in cyber risk management, today announced it was recognized as the Best Cyber Risk Management Software Provider in the US in the 2017 GDS Cybersecurity Awards. RiskSense was identified as a “best of the best” cybersecurity solution that empowers enterprises to implement proper cyber hygiene, strengthen their security programs, reduce remediation costs, shorten time-to remediation, and lower the business risk and impact of cyber-attacks.

The company is featured at https://www.gds-review.com/2017-risksense

“RiskSense is honored to have been selected as the best cyber risk management software provider by a leading international security publication like GDS Review,” said Jill Kyte, vice president of marketing for RiskSense. “This is the latest in a long string of accolades we have received this year for our software as a service platform which provides organizations unparalleled visibility into their cyber risk exposure, and the ability to easily prioritize and remediate the most critical vulnerabilities first.”

RiskSense transforms cyber risk management into a pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline. The platform embodies the expertise and deep knowledge RiskSense has gained from defending critical networks against the world’s most dangerous cyber adversaries. The company’s founders collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, 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. 

RiskSense uses patented technology and leverages existing technology investments to contextualize internal security intelligence (e.g., from SIEM systems, vulnerability scanners, configuration management systems), external threat data (e.g., exploits, malware, threat actors, reputational intelligence), and business criticality to identify imminent cyber risks and prioritize remediation actions for physical and virtual assets within an organization’s infrastructure. The platform provides a risk-based prioritization of security gaps that need to be mitigated based on their business impact.

About GDS Review

For security professionals around the world GDS Review is their quarterly resource for all their industry specific information. As the security market continues to evolve and adapt, staying ahead of the competition is vital, and GDS Review is the way to ensure this. With a regularly updated, easy to use website, an insightful newsletter and a selection of fascinating awards programmes alongside our quarterly publication, GDS Review is much more than the sum of its parts and acts as THE resource for anyone seeking cutting edge news, commentary and features on the worldwide security market. For more information, please visit https://www.gds-review.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.






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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