Attivo Networks Press Release

Attivo Networks® Named a 2021 Top 10 Black Unicorn by Cyber Defense Magazine

Carolyn Crandall Named Winner, Sarah Ashburn Named Finalist for Top 10 Women in Cybersecurity for 2021

FREMONT, CALIF. – August 2, 2021 – Attivo Networks®, the leader in identity detection and response, today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) has named the company a 2021 Top 10 Black Unicorn. CDM also named Carolyn Crandall, CMO and Chief Security Advocate, a winner and Sarah Ashburn, SVP of Sales and Customer Success, a finalist in the 2021 Top 10 Women in Cybersecurity.

The Black Unicorn Awards identifies cybersecurity vendors with incredible marketplace prospects, defined as the potential to reach a $1 billion market value determined by private or public investment. To earn this distinction, Attivo Networks competed against many of the industry’s leading cybersecurity vendors. The Top 10 Women in Cybersecurity for 2021 were selected as a small, elite group of female information security professionals driving the industry forward.

“We’re pleased to name Attivo Networks as a winner among a small, elite group of cybersecurity industry leaders in our second annual Black Unicorn awards,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of www.allegiscyber.com, David DeWalt of www.nightdragon.com, Dr. Peter Stephenson of Cyber Defense Labs and Gary Miliefsky of www.cyberdefensemediagroup.com.

“Being named as a 2021 Top 10 Black Unicorn recognizes our company’s outstanding success, but more importantly our unbridled potential for growth,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO of Attivo Networks. “In addition to being recognized as a company, we are thrilled to see Carolyn and Sarah acknowledged as leaders in the field. Their outstanding work ethic and leadership have been instrumental in pushing the company forward into the identity detection and response space.”

About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in identity detection and response, delivers a superior defense for preventing privilege escalation and lateral movement threat activity. Customers worldwide rely on the ThreatDefend® Platform for unprecedented visibility to risks, attack surface reduction, and attack detection. The portfolio provides patented innovative defenses at critical points of attack, including at endpoints, in Active Directory, and cloud environments. Data concealment technology hides critical AD objects, data, and credentials, eliminating attacker theft and misuse, particularly useful in a Zero Trust architecture. Bait and misdirection efficiently steer attackers away from production assets, and deception decoys obfuscate the attack surface to derail attacks. Forensic data, automated attack analysis, and automation with third-party integrations serve to speed threat detection and streamline incident response. ThreatDefend capabilities tightly align to the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and deception and denial are now integral parts of NIST Special Publications and MITRE Shield active defense strategies. Attivo has 150+ awards for technology innovation and leadership. www.attivonetworks.com.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 9th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2021 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Dr. Peter Stephenson of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group.  To see the complete list of finalists for the Black Unicorn Awards for 2021 please visit https://cyberdefenseawards.com/black-unicorn-awards-finalists-2021/

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and IPEXPO conferences and our limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com. Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group (CDMG).

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