2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards Honors 35 Global Innovators and Products


2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards Honors 35 Global Innovators and Products

Business Intelligence Group Announces the Winners and Finalists of 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards

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Philadelphia, PA—April 12, 2018—The Business Intelligence Group today announced the winners of the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards. The inaugural program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers. Working executives from the cyber security and information technology fields volunteered to judge the program using a proprietary scoring methodology.

“We are proud to announce the inaugural winners of the Fortress Awards,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominatons Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “According to recent reports, only 38 percent of global organizations say they are prepared to handle a sophisticated cyber attack and worse an estimated 54 percent of companies say they have experienced one or more attacks in the last 12 months. These 35 innovative companies and products, chosen by our expert judges, are the premier teams working to prepare, defend and respond to this growing threat. Congratulations to everyone.”

The 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award winners are:

Hardware and Infrastructure


  • Reduxio - Incidents Response, Data Management and Protection

Product or Service

  • ExtraHop Reveal(x) - Analytics
  • ExtraHop Reveal(x) - Threat Detection
  • Dojo by BullGuard - Threat Detection, Connected Consumer Device

Private or Public Cloud

  • Radware Cloud Malware Protection Service - Threat Detection

Software and Apps


  • Cimcor, Inc - Organizational Excellence, Endpoint Detection, Threat Detection, Compliance
  • Deep Instinct - - Endpoint Protection, Threat Prevention, Mobile Security
  • Illumio - Organizational Excellence
  • Iovation - Threat Detection
  • Kount, Inc. - Authentication and Identity
  • Safe-T - Compliance
  • SlashNext - Threat Detection, Social Engineering and Phishing
  • Zimperium - Threat Detection, Mobile Security

Product or Service

  • Acalvio ShadowPlex - Analytics, Deception
  • Balbix - Analytics, Breach Prevention
  • Cavirin Cyberposture Intelligence for the Hybrid Cloud - Compliance
  • Code42 - Threat Detection
  • CSPi ARIA Software Defined Security platform - Encryption
  • Cymulate Breach & Attack Simulation Platform - Threat Detection, Breach & Attack Simulation
  • DeepArmor by SparkCognition - Endpoint Detection
  • DFLabs - Incident Response, Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR)
  • Fortanix Runtime Encryption - Encryption, Runtime
  • Grey Wizard Schield - Threat Detection - Web Application & API Protection
  • Gurucul Risk Analytics - Analytics, User and Entity Behavior Analytics
  • Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio - Compliance, Regulatory Compliance
  • JASK - Threat Detection, Security Automation
  • Lastline Breach Defender - Threat Detection, Network Breach Protection
  • Oculeus Anti-Fraud System - Threat Detection, Telecommunications
  • PC Matic Pro - Threat Detection
  • Photolok - Authentication and Identity, Cybersecurity
  • Safe-T™Software Defined Access Solution - Authentication and Identity
  • SendSafely Dropzone - Encryption, Secure File Transfer
  • SiteLock® INFINITY™ - Threat Detection
  • Thycotic Secret Server 10.4 - Authentication and Identity, Privileged Account Management
  • Vectra - Analytics

The Fortress Awards judging panel also named several organizations as finalists in the 2018 program including: Absolute Platform, featuring Reach; Acuant; Ascensus; Centrify Identity Services Platform; CloudPassage HALO; CounterTack; CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution; Demisto Enterprise; Dtex Advanced User Behavior Intelligence Platform; iovation; Jumio Netverify; Securonix SNYPR Security Analytics Platform; Striim for Enterprise Security; Valimail Enforce; and Vectra.

This year’s judging panel were chaired by Tony Martinez, VP, NFI Industries and included Michael Halstead, Head of Cybersecurity Americas, HSBC; Gabe Minton, EVP & CIO, Guild Mortgage; Neil Singer, Chief Information Officer, Billtrust; Dave Snyder, Chief Information Security Leader, Independence Blue Cross; Ben Rothke, Principal Security Consultant, Nettitude Ltd.; Nick Robak, Business Technology Executive, BridgeView Partners; and Mitch Zahler, Chief Information Security Officer, Proactive Cyber Security.

For information about the annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards, please visit https://www.fortressawards.com/.

About Business Intelligence Group www.bintelligence.com

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

Maria Jimenez
Chief Nominations Officer
Business Intelligence Group
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