RiskSense Wins Gold and Silver in 2016 IT World Awards
Company’s SaaS Platform Recognized for Innovations in Information Security and Cyber Risk Management
Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. - June 7, 2016 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that the RiskSense Platform was named the Gold Winner for Information Security and Risk Management and Silver Winner for Security Software by Network Products Guide in its 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards®. These peer recognition awards honor innovation in information technology and recognize the world’s best IT and security products.
"We are pleased to be recognized by Network Products Guide for our innovation and achievement around cyber risk management," said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. "In addition to providing our customers with award-winning solutions that help them pro-actively manage cyber risk, we take great pride in the fact that we're fundamentally changing how enterprises and government agencies handle their security operations tasks."
The RiskSense 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 (e.g., exploits, malware, threat actors, reputational intelligence), and business criticality to identify imminent cyber risks and prioritize remediation actions across a growing attack surface. In turn, organizations are offered a risk-based prioritization of the gaps that need to be mitigated first based on their business impact.
As an annual achievement and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the annual IT World Awards recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology. Winners will be honored on Monday, June 27, 2016 during the 2016 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony in San Francisco, California.
About Network Products Guide’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 www.networkproductsguide.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.