Attivo Networks Press Release

Attivo Networks® Receives Multiple Honors for Advanced Threat Detection Innovation in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2019 InfoSec Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: March 4, 2019 in Company Awards, Press Release, Technology Awards

Company Named Market Leader in Deception-based Security and ThreatDefend Platform Recognized as Best Advanced Persistent Threat Detection and Response Solution

Fremont, CA – March 4, 2019 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, today announced that the company was named the Market Leader in “Deception Based Security” in the 2019 InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine. The company’s ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response Solution was also recognized as the Best Product in “Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response.” Winners will be commended at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco on March 4th.

“As the cybersecurity industry gathers at RSA this week, we are honored to be recognized by the 2019 InfoSec Awards as a proven leader in deception solutions and in detecting advanced threats,” said Attivo Networks CEO, Tushar Kothari. “With the Attivo Networks platform, customers can deceive, direct, and divert adversaries away from critical assets while safely collecting intelligence on their activity. The power to identify advanced attackers and better understand adversaries is having a clear and direct impact in reducing time-to-detection and the time it takes to investigate and respond to attacks.”

“Isn’t it time to stop the breaches and get one step ahead of the next threat?  Attivo Networks was recognized as market leader in deception-based security and as best product for detecting and responding to APTs from our magazine. They are an innovator that might actually help companies reach this goal and defeat the next generation of exploiters,” said Gary S. Miliefsky,CEO, Cyber Defense Media Group which is in its 7th year of publishing Cyber Defense Magazine and running these independent and prestigious awards.

Attivo Networks, an early innovator in commercial-grade threat deception technology, has seen growth soar as enterprise, midmarket, and government organizations rapidly adopt deception technology for detecting and responding to in-network threats. The company leads in deception technology innovation with hundreds of customers, has expanded globally with operations now in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia/Pac, and LATAM.

The ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response solution is the most comprehensive and easy to use deception technology platform in which organizations of all sizes gain demonstrable improvement in their ability to detect in-network attacker reconnaissance, lateral movement, and advanced attack techniques quickly and accurately.  Unlike other point solutions, the platform is designed to efficiently catch threats from evolving threat vectors and across a wide-variety of attack surfaces including user networks, cloud, data centers, remote offices, and specialized environments such as IoT, medical IoT, ICS-SCADA, POS, infrastructure, and telecommunications. The collection of clear, concise, and consolidated adversary intelligence provides valuable insight into attacker intent and the threat intelligence required quickly block, isolate, and eradicate threats. By utilizing the ThreatDefend platform, organizations benefit from the reduction of dwell times, actionable alerts, and the ability to reduce response time down from hours to minutes.

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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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