NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- illusive networks, the leader in Deceptions Everywhere® cybersecurity, today announced that it has won the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award as the Best Cybersecurity Startup under 100 employees.
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of more than 300,000 cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world's best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations.
"Congratulations to illusive networks for being recognized as the winner in the Best Cybersecurity Startup category of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards," said Holger Schulze, founder of the 300,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn. "With over 430 entries, the awards are highly competitive and our winners reflect the very best in product innovation and excellence in the cybersecurity space."
illusive networks, on the forefront of deception-based, post-breach cybersecurity offers the most effective protection against advanced attacks. Its Deceptions Everywhere® agentless technology blankets the entire network — every endpoint, server, and network component — with misleading network information that deceives would-be attackers. illusive's newest version introduces Attacker View, a sophisticated mapping technology that exposes hidden attack paths used by cyber criminals.
"Every company that has fallen prey to cyber attacks felt they were secure — until they discover that they've been breached, usually six months after it happened," said Shlomo Touboul, CEO, illusive networks. "Current cyber security systems are not effective against advanced persistent threats. illusive networks' Deceptions Everywhere architecture, which deceives and forces the attacker to be detected within three moves, is the only materially new cybersecurity breakthrough in the last five years. illusive networks is proud to be the recipient of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award, an honor that recognizes our pioneering threat deception approach to cybersecurity."
About illusive networks
illusive networks is pioneering deception-based cybersecurity with its patent-pending Deceptions Everywhere® technology that neutralizes targeted attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) by creating a deceptive layer across the entire network. By providing an endless source of false information, illusive networks disrupts and detects advanced attacks with real-time forensics and without disruption to business. For more information, please visit www.illusivenetworks.com or follow @illusivenw on Twitter.
illusive networks is led by CEO Shlomo Touboul, a proven cybersecurity CEO and entrepreneur. illusive networks was founded by VP R&D Ofer Israeli, Check Point veteran, together with leading cybersecurity foundry Team8. Nadav Zafrir, CEO of Team8 and former Head of the IDF's Intelligence Unit 8200 serves as illusive network's Chairman of the Board.
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