NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityScorecard, the leading security-risk benchmarking company, announced today that it has been named one of SINET's Top 16 Innovators. This elite honor is earned by cybersecurity solution providers who are identifying front-line technologies to address threats and vulnerabilities. SecurityScorecard was recognized from an applicant pool of more than 100 security solution providers worldwide.
"As a finalist of the 2015 SINET competition, SecurityScorecard is honored by the recognition we received for our innovative and unique approach to addressing security risk in today's partner-centric ecosystem," said Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and Co-founder of SecurityScorecard. "Innovation in the security industry is a requirement, especially for startups like SecurityScorecard, that are always seeking new and effective ways to instantly inform and proactively protect enterprise clients and their third-party vendor partners."
The chosen SINET 16 Innovators will present their technological solutions to representatives from within the ecosystem of the entrepreneur at the SINET Showcase, National Press Club, Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. These representatives consist of top executives from the venture capital, investment banking, system integration, academia, science, government, and legal communities.
"The dynamics and warp speed at which cyber threats are accelerating mandates greater access to innovative solutions in order to keep pace and take the geometric advantage over the adversaries," said Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder, SINET.
"Being recognized with this award further validates SecurityScorecard's mission to empower all companies with collaborative security intelligence," said Dr. Yampolskiy, who will be speaking at the SINET Showcase on November 4 at 1:30 PM.
About SecurityScorecard's Benchmarking Service
SecurityScorecard allows organizations to benchmark the security of any partner, competitor, supplier, vendor, any third party or company— without requiring permission. Compare any company's security performance against other organizations within the same industry in real time. The platform is completely self service, making it the most business ready and technically-sound security risk benchmarking platform in existence today. The proprietary foundation of the platform is the ThreatMarket™ data engine that collects over 30 million daily security risk signals from the entire Internet.
SecurityScorecard was founded in 2013 by two former Chief Information Security Officers, Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh. SecurityScorecard is made up of veteran security researchers, cryptographers, data scientists, and software engineers. The company is privately held with headquarters in New York City. Security Scorecard investors include Sequoia Capital, Evolution Equity Partners, Boldstart Ventures, and others.
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