ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, has been named a top 100 finalist in the Atlanta Business Chronicle rankings of the Best Places to Work in Atlanta. This year saw more than 560 nominees. Top scorers in the contest are determined by a Quantum Workplace survey of the nominees' employees, covering various employer attributes including people practices and work environment. Lancope ranked number 11 out of 30 organizations in the medium-sized company category, and was awarded on Friday, Sept. 13 at a sold-out event in Atlanta's Buckhead community.
"Lancope takes great pride in its talented staff and collaborative company culture," said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. "In less than three years, we have nearly tripled our employee base worldwide, and yet have still managed to keep our highly productive, teamwork-oriented environment intact. We are honored to be recognized by our valued employees for this effort."
Lancope fosters a workplace dynamic in which everyone's ideas, efforts and contributions truly matter. Through 1) a formal employee recognition program, 2) quarterly company updates, 3) regular team-building events, and 4) continuing education opportunities, Lancope's management team strives to keep everyone engaged and "all in." Pulling together to achieve greatness is a hallmark of the Lancope culture.
Lancope also offers the benefit of working for a truly innovative organization. With its behavioral-based StealthWatch® System, the company is changing the game when it comes to information security. Unlike traditional, signature- and perimeter-based security solutions that only protect against limited types of intrusions, StealthWatch delivers comprehensive network visibility for detecting the full range of attacks plaguing today's enterprise.
By creating a baseline of normal network activity and quickly identifying anomalies, the system protects against advanced attacks including zero-day malware, DDoS, insider threats and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). StealthWatch also enables organizations to better address security issues related to next-generation infrastructure including cloud and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments. "Many of our employees are excited to come to work every day simply because they believe in the power of StealthWatch and see how we are altruistically transforming network security practices for hundreds of organizations worldwide," added Potts.
Founded in 2000, Lancope today has over 150 employees and serves more than 600 government and enterprise customers around the globe. Key customers include Cisco, HP, AirTran, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Telenor Norway and dozens of government organizations across the world, just to name a few. StealthWatch also makes up a key component of the Cisco Cyber Threat Defense Solution. Further details on Lancope can be found at: http://www.lancope.com/company-overview/.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today's top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope's StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope's security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.
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