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RiskSense Shortlisted for Four 2017 Global Excellence Awards

Company Honored by Info Security Products Guide for Innovations in Cyber Risk Intelligence and Threat Remediation

Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – January 12, 2017 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced it was named a finalist in four categories in the 13th annual Global Excellence Awards® program by Info Security Products Guide. These prestigious awards are judged by a large panel of industry experts and peers who recognize security and IT vendors from all over the world that have developed ground-breaking technology, products, and solutions that set the bar higher in their industry.

RiskSense was named finalist for Best Security Software Company of the Year and Most Innovative Security Company of the Year. The RiskSense Platform was also shortlisted for Most Innovative Security Software of the Year and Best Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation, and Management Solution.

Winners will be announced during the annual red-carpet awards ceremony in San Francisco on February 13, 2017. A complete list of finalists is at

“Being named finalist for four Global Excellence Awards is a significant honor,” said Torsten George, Vice President of Global Marketing and Products at RiskSense. “This further establishes RiskSense’s leadership in cyber risk management and recognizes innovations we continue to bring to market.”

RiskSense is changing the way organizations detect and manage cyber risk. The RiskSense Platform is the first next-generation cyber risk management solution that reveals cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface - including the network, servers, applications, and databases. The platform 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 and automates the process of contextualization and prioritization based on business criticality, enabling organizations to focus on closing cyber security gaps that pose the greatest risk to business operations. With RiskSense, enterprises and governments minimize cyber risk and gain valuable situational awareness to keep cyber adversaries at bay.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, Consumer World Awards, CEO World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, the Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Women World Awards, PR World Awards, and Pillar Great Employers World Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including the people, products, performance, PR, and marketing. To learn more, visit

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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