BOSTON, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybereason today announced that it has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Rookie Security Company of the Year category for the 2016 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.
"It's been said that cybercriminals are often the earliest adopters of new technologies, creating a unique challenge for organizations trying to protect private and public sector companies from attacks," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "As a finalist, we recognize Cybereason as one of an elite group of companies able to successfully meet this constantly evolving challenge head-on."
Founded by three former members of Israel's elite cyber security corps, Unit 8200, Cybereason was founded to enable security teams to successfully defend their organizations against sophisticated hacking operations. Combining machine learning, behavioral analytics and a highly intuitive user interface, the Cybereason Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Platform is purpose-built to enable security professionals to know instantly if they are under attack, and if so, how to contain it. Cybereason built is solution on the premise that when comes to targeted attacks, network penetration is inevitable, but damage and loss is not.
"We couldn't be more excited to be named an Excellence Award finalist, and want to thank SC Magazine and the awards judges for the honor," said Lior Div, CEO, Cybereason. "The fact we placed in the Rookie of the Year category is a testament to momentum and growth. Between the time we submitted and now, we closed a $59 million dollar round, moved into new offices in downtown Boston, have expanded our executive team and are actively looking for talented people across all fronts. Moving into 2016, we are confident that armed with the right tools and mindset, security teams are set for an epic rebound, and look forward to being a part of it."
The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, handpicked by SC Magazine's editorial team, for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The Excellence Awards honor the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today's corporate world from cybercrime.
Winners of the 2016 SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and cocktail party on March 1, 2016 in San Francisco. This event attracts top professionals in the IT security community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking.
Founded by members of the Israeli intelligence agency's elite cyber security Unit 8200, the Cybereason platform mirrors the founder's expertise in handling some of world's most complex hacking operations. The Cybereason Detection and Response Platform leverages big data, behavioral analytics and machine learning to uncover, in real-time, complex cyber-attacks designed to evade traditional defenses. It automates the investigation process, connects isolated malicious events and visually presents a full malicious operation. The platform is available as an on premise solution or a cloud-based service. Cybereason is privately held and headquartered in Boston, MA with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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