BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media & digital security, today announced it has been selected as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America winner, a recognition of the technology industry’s most exciting and innovative private companies. ZeroFOX was selected by a group of industry experts, insiders and journalists based on the company’s financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration.
“We are honored to win the Red Herring Top 100 North America award. It’s a prestigious industry benchmark that all high-growth companies aspire to achieve. This award is a true testament to our team’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions that tackle today’s most difficult security challenges,” said James C. Foster, CEO of ZeroFOX. “Our team works incredibly hard and we are proud that our customers trust us with their protection. As a firm, ZeroFOX has experienced explosive growth and had a banner year; the unveiling of multiple new security offerings, industry and analyst validation, rapid adoption and the expansion of our channel partner program.”
ZeroFOX protects modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. The patented ZeroFOX SaaS platform analyzes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, HipChat, Instagram, Reddit, Pastebin, Tumblr, YouTube, mobile app stores, the open, deep & dark web, domains and more.
Selected from thousands of prospective startups and tech firms, Red Herring’s Top 100 North America companies represent the cutting edge of North America’s world-class technology industry, and demonstrate the region’s continued reputation for digital excellence. Red Herring noted that it was a particularly exciting year for cybersecurity platforms, whose market has diversified and expanded amid technical breakthroughs, as well as hacks that have made headlines around the world.
“2017’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Alex Vieux, chairman of Red Herring. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies...has been a thrilling experience. What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting-edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models showcased here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe ZeroFOX embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. ZeroFOX should be proud of its achievement — the competition was incredibly strong.”
Following ZeroFOX’s Top 100 win, the company is invited to present at Red Herring’s Top 100 Global event in November that will encompass the best-in-show from the Top 100 Europe, North America and Asia. For a complete list of this year’s Red Herring North America award winners visit here.
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ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media security & digital risk monitoring, protects modern organizations from the dynamic risks of social media and digital platforms. Recognized as a Leader in Digital Risk Monitoring by Forrester, ZeroFOX’s cloud-based, SaaS platform processes millions of posts and accounts daily across the social landscape, spanning Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and more. Using targeted data collection, intelligent analysis and automated remediation, ZeroFOX protects businesses and government agencies around the world against phishing attacks, information loss, account compromise, fraud, compliance violations, and financial loss.
Led by a team of information security and high-growth start-up veterans, ZeroFOX has raised over $88M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Redline Capital Management and others, and has collected top industry awards such as the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year, and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year.