RiskSense Scores Big at 2016 American Business Awards

Cyber Risk Management Leader and Its SaaS Platform Earn Three Stevie Awards for Innovations in Securing the Entire Computing Stack against Cyber-Attacks



Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. - May 5, 2016 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that it has received three Stevie® Awards in the 2016 American Business Awards™ (ABA) competition. The company was named the Silver Award winner in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year (up to 100 employees) category, while the RiskSense Platform was named the Silver Award winner for Best Security Software Solution and Bronze Award winner for Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software Solution.

“It’s a special honor to receive three Stevie Awards in one year,” said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. “These ‘Oscars’ of business recognition pay tribute to RiskSense and our technology innovations that allow customers to holistically manage cyber risk, and finally secure their entire computing stack against a dynamic cyber threat landscape. The company, our employees, customers, and partners appreciate the recognition from this prestigious awards program.”

The RiskSense Platform transforms cyber risk management into a more 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. 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.

The RiskSense Software-as-a-Service platform uses patented technology and leverages existing technology investments to unify and contextualize internal security intelligence (e.g., vulnerabilities, control posture, events), external threat data feeds (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. In turn, organizations are offered a risk-based prioritization of the gaps that need to be mitigated first based on their business impact.

Ultimately, RiskSense empowers enterprises and governments to apply proper cyber hygiene, strengthen their cyber security posture, lower remediation costs, dramatically shorten time-to-remediation, and overall reduce the risk of the impact of cyber-attacks on their organizations.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

More than 250 members of several specialized judging committees determined the Stevie Award winners from more than 3,400 nominations. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

 

About the American Business Awards and the Stevie Awards

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, The Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.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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