78 Innovators and Products Named 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Award Winners





Philadelphia, PA—June 15, 2021—The Business Intelligence Group today announced the winners of the 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Awards. The business award 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.

“2021 is rapidly becoming the toughest year for cyber security professionals and as our reliance on networks continues to accelerate, our identities and data have quickly become global currency, so security is more important than ever,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “We are proud to recognize all of our winners and finalists who are on the frontlines of the effort to prepare, defend and respond to this growing threat.”

The 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Award winners are:

Hardware & Infrastructure 

  - EndaceProbe Analytics Platform Product Suite (Incidents Response - Very Small Company)

   - Lattice Sentry Solutions Stack and SupplyGuard Service (Threat Detection - Small Company)

   - Allied Telesis Self-Defending Network (Network Security - Medium-size Company)

   - The Open Visibility Platform™ from Niagara Networks (Network Security - Very Small Company)

Software & Applications 

  - ArmorPoint (Endpoint Detection - Small Company)

   - Axiad (Authentication & Identity - Very Small Company)

   - Axis Security Application Access Cloud (Network Security - Very Small Company)

   - BitSight (Analytics - Small Company)

   - BlackBerry Spark Suites (Endpoint Detection - Medium-size Company)

   - BrickStor SP (Data Protection - Very Small Company)

   - Brighterion, a Mastercard Company (Threat Detection - Small Company)

   - Cloud Secure (Application Security - Small Company)

   - CrossComply by AuditBoard (Compliance - Small Company)

   - CyberArk Cloud Entitlements Manager (Authentication & Identity - Medium-size Company)

   - CyberMDX (Leadership - Very Small Company)

   - Darktrace Immune System (Threat Detection - Medium-size Company)

   - Deduce Customer Alerts (Authentication & Identity - Very Small Company)

   - Deep Instinct (Endpoint Detection - Small Company)

   - DeepSurface (Threat Modeling - Very Small Company)

   - Defendify (Organizational Excellence - Very Small Company)

   - Ericom Shield (Network Security - Small Company)

   - Feroot (Application Security - Very Small Company)

   - Field Effect’s Cyber Range® training and simulation platform (Training - Small Company)

   - Fluree (Blockchain - Very Small Company)

   - Gigamon ThreatINSIGHT (Threat Detection - Small Company)

   - Gurucul User & Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) (Analytics - Medium-size Company)

   - IDX Privacy (Data Protection - Small Company)

   - Imprivata (Authentication & Identity - Small Company)

   - Josh Day, Director of Applied Threat Research (ATR) at Gigamon (Leadership - Small Company)

   - LinkShadow (Analytics - Small Company)

   - Living Security (Training - Very Small Company)

   - LogicGate's The Risk Cloud (Compliance - Small Company)

   - ManagedMethods (Application Security - Very Small Company)

   - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection (Threat Detection - Large Company)

   - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection (Threat Modeling - Large Company)

   - MVISON Cloud Native Application Protection (Data Protection - Medium-size Company)

   - OnDMARC by Red Sift (Threat Detection - Very Small Company)

   - Phio Trusted Xchange (TX) by Quantum Xchange (Encryption - Very Small Company)

   - PKWARE’s PK Encryption (Encryption - Small Company)

   - Qmulos (Cybersecurity Risk Management and Compliance - Very Small Company)

   - Semperis Directory Services Protector (Incidents Response - Small Company)

   - SIRP SOAR (Incidents Response - Very Small Company)

   - Spaminator by Constant Contact (Compliance - Medium-size Company)

   - Tanium Incident Response (Incidents Response - Medium-size Company)

   - Telos Ghost® (Network Security - Small Company)

   - The CimTrak Compliance Module (Compliance - Very Small Company)

   - Traceable AI (Application Security - Very Small Company)

   - TruU Identity Platform (Authentication & Identity - Very Small Company)

   - Versa Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) (Network Security - Medium-size Company)

   - WhiteHat Security, a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of NTT Ltd. (Application Security - Small Company)

   - XM Cyber (Threat Detection - Very Small Company)

   - Zero Networks (Network Security - Very Small Company)

   - Zoom's End-to-End Encryption (Encryption - Medium-size Company)

   - ZorroSign (Blockchain - Very Small Company)

   - ZorroSign (Authentication & Identity - Very Small Company)

Private & Public Cloud 

   - CYRIN Cyber Range (Training - Very Small Company)

   - Prophix (Application Security - Small Company)

   - vArmour (Application Security - Small Company)


  - Arctic Wolf Managed Detection and Response (Threat Detection - Small Company)

   - AT&T Managed Threat Detection and Response (Threat Detection - Large Company)

   - CHEQ (Authentication & Identity - Small Company)

   - Concentrix (Organizational Excellence - Large Company)

   - Cyvatar CSaaS (Network Security - Very Small Company)

   - Eastern Region Distribution (Data Protection - Small Company)

   - Fastly (Signal Sciences) (Application Security - Small Company)

   - Findora (Blockchain - Very Small Company)

   - Gallagher MIFARE® DESFire Key Migration Enhancement (Authentication & Identity - Medium-size Company)

   - Inspired eLearning - Security First Solutions (Training - Medium-size Company)

   - Mark Hapeman (Leadership - Small Company)

   - Mission Secure Platform (Compliance - Very Small Company)

   - Neustar UltraVPN Protect (Network Security - Medium-size Company)

   - Neustar UltraWAF (Application Security - Medium-size Company)

   - Nucleon Proactive Cyber Threat Intelligence (Threat Detection - Very Small Company)

   - SecurityMetrics Penetration Testing (Network Security - Small Company)

   - Sitel Group® (Data Protection - Large Company)

   - Synack (Application Security - Small Company)

   - Trustwave (Threat Detection - Medium-size Company)

   - Very (Application Security - Very Small Company)

The Business Intelligence Group also names several organizations as finalist including: BrickStor SP, Bufferzone, Cobalt Iron Compass®, Field Effect's Covalence®, CyberProof Use Case Factory (UCF), EndaceProbe, Hillstone Networks, IDology, Ignyte, IronNet Cybersecurity, Kasada, ManageEngine, Remediant SecureONE, SafeGuard Cyber, Userful, Valtix and Telos Corporation’s Xacta®.

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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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