Cyphort Named ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year’ at 2015 SC Awards Dinner

Provider of Advanced Threat Defense Technology Makes Shortlist in Prestigious Category

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Cyphort, a pioneer of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions, was named ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year’ at last week’s 2015 SC Awards gala.

“Being named ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year’ is a tremendous achievement and all of us at Cyphort are thrilled,” said Manoj Leelanivas, CEO of Cyphort. “This recognition is confirmation that Cyphort’s platform is changing the way people think about mitigating advanced threats. It validates the extremely hard work our team has put in over the past year launching the company and expanding our customer base of Global 1,000 enterprises.”

Also recognized as “The Hot Company in Anti-Malware Solutions for 2015” by Cyber Defense Magazine, Cyphort has pioneered a software-based, distributed ATD platform that helps customers detect and contain advanced threats and targeted attacks with velocity, across the enterprise, flexibility and cost-effectively.

Each year, a handpicked panel of information technology (IT) security experts from the private and public sectors review hundreds of entries and narrow the field down to a select group of finalists. These finalists then go through a rigorous, in-depth analysis that includes applicable research, analyst reports, and/or product reviews. Cyphort was determined as this year’s winner in Rookie Security Company after a thorough and comprehensive analysis of each finalist's strengths.

“Winning an Excellence Award is no small accomplishment,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Magazine. “This award is presented to the best the IT security industry has to offer. Cyphort has demonstrated its commitment to improving the industry as a whole and is very deserving of this recognition.”

The SC Awards, is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for IT security professionals and products. The awards recognize the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit

About Cyphort

Cyphort is an innovative provider of Advanced Threat Protection solutions that deliver a complete defense against current and emerging Advanced Persistent Threats, targeted attacks and zero day vulnerabilities. The Cyphort Platform accurately detects and analyzes next generation malware, providing actionable, contextual intelligence that enables security teams to respond to attacks faster, more effectively, and in as surgical a manner as their attackers. Cyphort's software-based, distributed architecture offers a cost effective, high performance approach to detecting and protecting an organization’s virtual, physical and cloud infrastructure against sophisticated attacks. Malware detection for Windows, OSX and Linux allows businesses to extract maximum value from IT assets without compromising the security of an organization. Founded by experts in advanced threats from government intelligence agencies and premier network security companies, Cyphort is a privately held company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information, please visit:

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Nicole Bosgraaf, 781-684-0770/415-512-0770


for Cyphort
Nicole Bosgraaf, 781-684-0770/415-512-0770