NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and tailored active defense capabilities, has been named #216 in the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch this year. The company has also been covered in the Cybersecurity Ventures Q2 Market Report. root9B is a root9B Technologies company (OTCBB: RTNB).
"root9B is a very impressive cybersecurity fast-mover to watch in both the commercial and federal sectors," said Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures, and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500, in the organization's press release. "root9B has a leadership team with vast military, law enforcement, and cybersecurity advisory, operational support, and implementation experience."
"To debut in the top half of the Cybersecurity 500 is a great honor and indicative of how fast we are growing," said Eric Hipkins, CEO of root9B. "The cyber threat requires a human vs. human approach, allowing superiorly equipped and trained defenders to focus on pro-active defense and adversary pursuit. We appreciate that The Cybersecurity 500 has recognized root9B's combination of innovative capabilities, unmatched operational experience, actionable threat intelligence, and tailored training solutions as the necessary paradigm shift in cybersecurity."
root9B has extensive experience in supporting government agencies, publicly-traded and private companies in the financial services, retail and energy industries.
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., root9B is a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients. Combining cutting-edge technology, tactics development, specialty tools, and deep mission experience, root9B personnel leverage their extensive backgrounds in the U.S. Intelligence Community to conduct advanced vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, incident response, industrial control system (ICS) security, and active adversarial pursuit (HUNT) engagements on networks worldwide. For more information, visit www.root9B.com.
About root9B Technologies
root9B Technologies is a leading provider of Cybersecurity, Regulatory Risk Mitigation, and Energy & Controls Solutions. root9B Technologies delivers results that improve productivity, mitigate risk and maximize profits. Our clients range in size from Fortune 100 companies to mid-sized and owner-managed businesses across a broad range of industries including local, state, and government agencies. For more information, visit www.root9Btechnologies.com.