NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Fireglass, the leader in web isolation, today announced Gartner Inc selected it as a 2016 Cool Vendor in Digital Workplace Security [i]. We believe this recognition affirms Fireglass' proven technology and ability to prevent and eliminate real-world cyber-attacks using the Fireglass Threat Isolation Platform.
"Signature, behavior and other detection based solutions are becoming increasingly ineffective in stopping attacks. Debuting as a Gartner 2016 Cool Vendor just a few months after our product launch we feel is a major validation of our unique and innovative approach for web isolation," said Guy Guzner, Fireglass' CEO and co-founder. "Our isolation platform offers the highest level of security and prevents web borne threats from ever reaching corporate networks and devices. Across dozens of deployments in multiple vectors, including Fortune 500 companies, we've provided our customers with an innovative isolation technology which protects users from malicious websites, documents and emails and also protects the most critical corporate web applications from attackers and compromised users. Enterprises relay on Fireglass to block ransomware, isolate Flash and Java vulnerabilities and eliminate zero-day attacks by using our future-proof isolation platform."
Fireglass has been experiencing significant growth driven by enterprises' increasing demand for proactive prevention solutions that provide effective real-time protection against ever-changing modern threats. The Fireglass award-winning isolation technology requires no endpoint software installation, supports all major browsers, OSs and devices and is offered both as a cloud services and as an on-premises deployment.
[i] Gartner "Cool Vendors in Digital Workplace Security, 2016" by Ayal Tirosh, Lawrence Pingree, Avivah Litan, Lawrence Orans, Adam Hils, Felix Gaehtgens, May 6, 2016.
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Fireglass is revolutionizing enterprise network security by eliminating attack surfaces including web, emails, documents and web applications. Leveraging defense-grade security approaches, Fireglass seamlessly protects both users and web applications from all known and unknown threats to offer future-proof security. Fireglass Threat Isolation Platform creates a secure execution environment between users and the web. All potentially malicious content is executed remotely, and only a safe visual stream is sent to the user. Easily deployable on-premises or offered as a cloud service, Fireglass requires no endpoint installation and supports any browser, OS and device, allowing organizations of all sizes to isolate web content and safely enable new functionality while reducing security operational costs. Fireglass customers include Fortune 500 companies, large financial services providers and healthcare providers. Founded by network security experts and military intelligence veterans, Fireglass is financially-backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Singtel Innov8, Liberty Israel Venture Fund, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and co-founders of Trusteer, Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar, and is headquartered in New York City, NY with R&D in Israel. For more information about Fireglass, please visit: https://fire.glass/, or follow on Twitter @WeAreFireglass
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