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RiskSense Wins 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Best Cyber Risk Management

Cyber Risk Management Platform Recognized for Identifying and Prioritizing Vulnerabilities and Guiding Remediation Efforts to Reduce Cyber Risk

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M. – Feb. 21, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in cyber risk management, today announced it received a 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for its unique ability to assess cyber risk across an organization’s entire attack surface, including the network, applications, endpoints, web, databases, IoT devices and OT networks. 

“Congratulations to RiskSense for being recognized a winner in the Cyber Risk Management category of the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that organizes the awards program. “With over 400 entries in more than 70 categories, the 2018 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today's cybersecurity industry.”

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Winners are on the strength of their nomination and by a popular vote by members of the Information Security Community. A list of winners is posted at:  

“We are pleased to have been recognized by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, especially since winners were selected by security industry peers, customers, and partners,” said Jill Kyte, vice president of marketing for RiskSense. “This is the latest in a series of honors RiskSense has received for helping enterprises and government agencies assess, prioritize and manage security risk and vulnerabilities across their IT infrastructures.”

RiskSense has pioneered an intelligence-driven, proactive approach to cyber risk management. Using an attacker’s viewpoint and human-interactive A.I. and machine learning, the RiskSense Platform examines the entire attack surface, including the network, applications, endpoints, web, databases, IoT devices and OT networks. RiskSense uses patented technology and leverages existing technology investments to contextualize internal security intelligence (e.g., vulnerability scanners and 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 efforts 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 asset criticality and business impact.

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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