RESTON, Va., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IKANOW, the leader in open-source information security analytics, today announced it has joined the ranks of the top 20 on Cybersecurity Ventures' Q1 2016 Cybersecurity 500 list at number 19. The Cybersecurity 500 is a directory of the most innovative cyber security companies to watch.
"IKANOW's latest release is resonating with CISOs," said Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures. "IKANOW is helping CISOs take fast and effective action to combat cyber threats due to their ability to contextualize breaches and prioritize top vulnerabilities based on specific, unique network assets."
"The steady rise of security alerts that CISOs need to deal with everyday has made it even harder for them to sort through the noise and pinpoint which cyber threats are most important, leaving them vulnerable to the world's cyber pirates and pick-pockets," said Dave Camarata, IKANOW co-founder, president and chief executive officer. "Our steady rise up the Cybersecurity 500 list validates the importance of our lightning-fast information security breach detection and vulnerability prioritization enabling InfoSec teams to act swiftly and safeguard their networks."
IKANOW enables CISOs to take back control of their information security operations by providing breach context and vulnerability prioritization based on rapid analysis of internal and external indicators matched to asset risk. Able to integrate with an unlimited number of data sources and analyze over 40 terabytes of data per second, IKANOW provides instant threat and risk visibility from an open, flexible cloud platform that liberates enterprises from vendor lock-in.
The Cybersecurity 500 recognizes the most innovative cybersecurity companies based on feedback from CISOs, IT security practitioners and service providers, company growth, product reviews, and problems solved. The list is updated quarterly.
IKANOW provides an open, flexible, lightning fast information security analytics solution that enables information security teams to rapidly contextualize breaches, prioritize vulnerabilities and accurately characterize their threat posture while reducing risk across the enterprise. A leader in open-source big data analytics, IKANOW is committed to liberating CISOs from the constraints of vendor lock-in and legacy technology architectures that impede improvements in information security posture. IKANOW delivers lightning fast information security answers. For more information please visit http://www.ikanow.com.
Abby Aylman Cohen