IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CrowdStrike Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, today announced that it has been named a 2017 Best Workplace in Technology, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
CrowdStrike was selected among hundreds of companies vying for a place on the list this year. Applicant companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
“Our culture at CrowdStrike is built around innovation, collaboration, and the empowerment of our employees,” said George Kurtz, CrowdStrike’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “The entire CrowdStrike team shares a deep commitment to support our mission of protecting organizations from cyber threats and data breaches. I’ve never worked with a more talented, passionate and committed group of people. We are proud to have created a workplace that provides employees with unmatched opportunities to grow, innovate, and leave a lasting mark on the cybersecurity industry.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology enjoy a competitive advantage when it comes to the lifeblood of our industry: innovation. Research from Great Place to Work found that employees at the winning businesses reported innovative workplace characteristics more frequently than their peers at non-winning companies. These traits include appreciative and open-minded managers responsive to employees’ ideas, minimal office politics and consistent cooperation. The Best Workplaces in Technology also outperformed in measures of community involvement, training and compensation.
“Staying competitive and delivering innovation to the market requires fresh perspectives from the workforce. The Best Workplaces in Technology have positioned themselves for ongoing success by creating a supportive, cooperative atmosphere that lets employees solve problems using the full range of their talents and ideas,” said Kim Peters, executive vice president at Great Place to Work.
To learn more, visit CrowdStrike’s Great Place to Work review here.
On the heels of exponential growth, CrowdStrike continues to expand its global team across multiple functions and geographies. To learn more about current job opportunities, visit our Careers page.
CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform, certified to replace legacy antivirus, has reinvented how endpoint security is delivered with its industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against advanced cyber attacks, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator of Attack (IoA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real-time. Core to its innovative approach is the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ which analyzes and correlates over 28 billion events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries, uniquely providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.
Many of the world’s largest organizations already put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 health care providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies.
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About The Best Workplaces in Technology
The Best Workplaces in Technology rankings are based on feedback from more than 42,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified organizations in the tech industry. Employees completed an anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace. Survey statements address the transparency of communication, degree of collaboration, quality of benefits programs, opportunity for professional development and support for work-life balance, among other workplace characteristics. Results are highly reliable, having a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less.
Winning a spot on this list indicates a company has distinguished itself from its peers by creating a Great Place to Work for All. Rankings rewarded organizations where not only the majority of their employees experience a great place to work, but experiences are highly consistent regardless of gender, race/ethnicity, job role or other personal characteristics. Results were considered based on the complexity of the employee population and relative to peer performance. Organizations with fewer than 1,000 employees competed in the Small and Medium category, and those with 1,000 or more employees competed in the Large category.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.