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Cyber Risk Management Company Earns Gold as Tech Startup of the Year

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M. – May 4, 2017 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that it won a total of five Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Awards in the 2017 American Business Awards, the premier business awards program that honors organizations operating in the United States. RiskSense earned Gold as Tech Startup of the Year and Silver in two categories: Company of the Year in Computer Software and Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year. The RiskSense Platform also earned Silver as Best New Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software Product of the Year and Bronze for Best New Software Product of the Year.
RiskSense will be honored at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned”, the awards program received over 3,600 nominations this year, which were evaluated and scored by over 190 professionals worldwide to determine the Stevie Award winners.
“RiskSense is pleased to be recognized with five Stevie Awards in this year’s American Business Awards program. This is quite an achievement for a startup that was relatively unknown 18 months ago,” said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. “These accolades underscore the innovation RiskSense has introduced for cyber risk management and the strength of our technology. We make it possible for businesses to pro-actively understand and manage their exposure to cyber threats by automating the continuous monitoring, prioritization, and remediation of risks based on business criticality.”
Cyber security professionals worldwide are struggling under a rapidly changing threat landscape and regulatory pressure to improve their information security posture. 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.
“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
About the Stevie Awards
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 and 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
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RiskSense®, Inc. provides vulnerability management and remediation prioritization to measure and control cybersecurity risk. The cloud-based RiskSense platform delivers Risk-Based Vulnerability Management, Application Security Orchestration and Correlation, in addition to our Vulnerability Knowledge Base.These products bring insight to the wide views of vulnerability risk with adversarial threat-context and ties to ransomware. With Vulnerability Risk Rating, threat analytics, and automated playbooks prioritize actions for critical security weaknesses dramatically improving security and IT efficiency and effectiveness of managing attack surface risk.

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