Attivo Networks Press Release

Attivo Networks® Named “Start-up of the Year”

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Company Receives Award for Threat Deception Technology Designed to Derail Attackers Targeting Small Businesses

FREMONT, CA, January 16, 2019 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, announced today that it has been named “Start-up of the Year” in the 2018 Best of Small Business Awards™.  Additionally, the company placed 35th on the Small Business 100.

With more than 25 “Best of Small Business” categories to choose from, The Best of Small Business Awards is the largest Annual Business Recognition Program in the U.S.  The award is presented by Small Business Expo, the Nation’s biggest and most attended Business-to-Business Networking Event, Trade Show & Conference, hosted in 17 major U.S. cities.

Attivo Networks was selected for its success in taking what many perceive as a luxury item and making it affordable and operable for organizations of all sizes, including small and midsize businesses. Additionally, the ThreatDefend™ platform can be deployed without the need for highly skilled labor, making it extremely efficient at detecting in-network attacks and accelerating incident response.

“Deception is rapidly becoming a detection method of choice for small and midsize businesses because it provides accurate and easy management visibility to threats that have bypassed perimeter defenses,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO, Attivo Networks. “Attivo Networks is pleased to be recognized by The Best of Small Business Awards for our proven ability to deliver deception technology that is accurate and efficient for organizations of all sizes to deploy, manage, and operate.”

Attivo’s solution is applicable across all verticals including financial, healthcare, technology, energy, retail, government agencies, and professional services like law firms, staffing, entertainment, and training centers.

To find out more about Attivo Networks and why it was chosen as the “Start-up of the Year”, please visit the winners gallery.

About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in deception technology, provides an active defense for early detection, forensics, and automated incident response to in-network attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception Platform provides a comprehensive and customer proven platform for proactive security and accurate threat detection within user networks, data centers, clouds, and a wide-variety of specialized attack surfaces. The portfolio includes expansive network, endpoint, application, and data deceptions designed to efficiently misdirect and reveal attacks from all threat vectors. Advanced machine-learning makes preparation, deployment, and operations fast and simple to operate for organizations of all sizes. Comprehensive attack analysis and forensics provide actionable alerts, and native integrations that automate the blocking, quarantine, and threat hunting of attacks for accelerated incident response. The company has won over 70 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. For more information, visit

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