Company Recognized as a Top Cybersecurity Startup for Deception Technology Innovation and Market Impact
FREMONT, CA – December 4, 2017 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception technology for cybersecurity defense, announced today that it was named a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner, which recognizes the most innovative and disruptive technology startups around the globe. Earlier this year, Attivo was also named a Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner.
“Recognition by Red Herring in both North America and globally is a direct reflection of the market interest and adoption of deception technology,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO of Attivo Networks. “With the increasing frequency and sophistication of attacks, in-network threat detection and response is critical to preventing breaches. Attivo has applied its deep expertise to deliver accurate and scalable solutions for detecting advanced threats within today’s evolving attack surface, and this award is a strong validation of the innovation and value Attivo brings to the cybersecurity market.”
The Attivo Networks ThreatDefend™ platform uses authentic, high-interaction decoys that appear identical to production assets, attractive lures, and adaptive deception campaigns to turn the entire network into a trap, creating a setting where what is real and what is not becomes unclear to the attacker. Network, end-point, Active Directory, and data deceptions reduce time to detection, while automated attack analysis, high-fidelity alerts, third-party integrations, and playbooks accelerate incident response. Organizations across the globe are actively turning to deception as a de facto security control based on its efficiency in early attack detection and for improving incident response.
“Attivo Networks has pioneered a novel approach to reduce cyberattacks. Its dynamic deceptive methodology will save billions for corporations, governments, and ultimately the public,” said Alex Vieux, Red Herring CEO and Chairman. “The problem this team is addressing impacts everyone in Tokyo, New York or Frankfurt. Thus, when we analyzed Attivo for Red Herring Global, it was the perfect fit. Attivo is one of those startups we anticipate will become a household name for their execution skills and their intellectual property prowess. It is a privilege to count Attivo Networks as a Red Herring Global 2017 Top 100 and few deserve it as much as they do.”
The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across the globe. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criteria, which include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.
A complete list of winners can be viewed here.
About Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks® is the leader in deception technology for real-time detection, analysis, and accelerated response to advanced, credential, insider, and ransomware cyber-attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response Platform accurately detects advanced in-network threats and provides scalable continuous threat management for user networks, data centers, cloud, IoT, ICS-SCADA, and POS environments. Attivo Camouflage dynamic deception techniques and decoys set high-interaction traps to efficiently lure attackers into revealing themselves. Advanced attack analysis and lateral movement tracking are auto-correlated for evidence-based alerts, forensic reporting, and automatic blocking and quarantine of attacks.