REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EY has announced that Securonix CEO Sachin Nayyar is a finalist for the 2017 Entrepreneur of The Year Award in the Southwest region. The EY awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Nayyar is a renowned thought leader in the areas of risk, regulation, compliance, and identity and access management. He pioneered the use of user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) for cybersecurity when he co-founded Securonix in 2008. Securonix products couple the latest advances in big data security analytics with machine learning to predict, detect and respond to advanced cyber threats, insider threats and fraud in real-time.
Today, Securonix is the security analytics market leader and the fastest growing enterprise security analytics solution provider. One in three Fortune 100 financial services companies are now Securonix customers. One third of Fortune 500 companies across industries use Securonix. The Global 2000 and mid-market companies are dramatically improving their security posture with Securonix cloud and co-managed services.
"I'm honored to be recognized by the EY Entrepreneur of The Year Awards," said Nayyar. "Securonix is revolutionizing information security management with advanced security analytics solutions that are proven to be the most effective at rapidly mitigating threats. We'll continue to challenge the status quo, disrupt the market with innovations that solve core security challenges, and support every customer with the exceptional service they have come to expect from us."
Entrepreneur of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world's most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. Finalists are chosen by an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, including the Entrepreneur of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur of The Year National Awards Gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Securonix radically transforms enterprise security with actionable intelligence. Our purpose-built security analytics platforms mine, enrich, analyze, score and visualize data into actionable intelligence on the highest risk threats to organizations. Using signature-less anomaly detection techniques, Securonix detects data security, insider threat and fraud attacks automatically and accurately. Visit www.securonix.com.
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