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RiskSense Wins Five 2017 IT World Awards

Cyber Risk Management Vendor Recognized in Multiple Categories for Market Leadership and Technology Innovations

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M. – May 23, 2017 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that it earned five Awards in the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards®, sponsored by Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide. These coveted awards recognize the world’s best companies, products, services, and more in information technology.

RiskSense was named Silver Winner as Startup of the Year for companies launched in 2015. Meanwhile, the RiskSense Platform® was recognized with four awards, including Gold for Best Platform as a Service (PaaS), Silver for Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software, and Bronze for Best Information Security and Risk Management Software.

RiskSense will be honored at a gala ceremony at the 2017 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco on Monday, June 26, 2017.

"RiskSense is honored with the global recognition associated with winning multiple 2017 IT World Awards," said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. "Our ability to continuously monitor, detect, and prioritize the remediation of cyber risks based on their business criticality enables customers to protect themselves from the latest global threats, like the recent WannaCry ransomware attack."

While the cyber threat landscape continues to rapidly change, cyber security professionals worldwide struggle to assess and manage their information security posture and meet global cyber security and privacy regulations. The RiskSense Platform provides continuous diagnostic and mitigation capabilities by ingesting, unifying, and contextualizing vast volumes of internal security intelligence with external threat data, and correlating the findings with business criticality to continuously reveal cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface spanning the network, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases. RiskSense enables enterprises to minimize cyber risk by closing the most critical security gaps first, and gain valuable, continuous situational awareness that helps them keep cyber adversaries at bay.

About NPG’s IT World Awards
As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America, which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. 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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