CrowdStrike Named to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List for Second Consecutive Year

Endpoint security leader recognized as world-class innovator for its cutting-edge, AI-enabled technology and services

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--()--CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that it was named to the 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 list for the second consecutive year. The CNBC Disruptor 50 list is an annual list of the top private companies that are revolutionizing business in a range of industries and whose innovations are changing the world.

Since its founding, CrowdStrike has broken down barriers in the cybersecurity industry through its innovative approach to building the first cloud-based endpoint security platform, powered by artificial intelligence (AI). This year, CrowdStrike was positioned highest for its ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision in the Visionary Quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).

CrowdStrike is the only next-generation vendor offering the full spectrum of endpoint security capabilities — next-generation AV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), managed threat hunting, IT hygiene, threat intelligence and vulnerability management — fully delivered via the cloud from a single lightweight agent. CrowdStrike has seen growing momentum in its business and operations, sales growth, and a rapidly expanding customer and partner base globally.

A disruptor in the multi-billion dollar endpoint security market, CrowdStrike Falcon® can be deployed any time, anywhere in the world through its cloud-native architecture that offers a level of scalability and real-time responsiveness that is unprecedented in stopping known and unknown threats. Today, CrowdStrike’s innovation has continued to disrupt the cybersecurity industry with next-generation technology, services delivery, and intelligence.

“Since founding CrowdStrike in 2011, our mission has always been to revolutionize the approach companies take to security through offering first-in-class endpoint protection leveraging the power of the cloud,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “We are thrilled to be recognized by CNBC for a second year in a row for delivering innovation and massive global growth, and remain committed to protecting our customers in thwarting today’s cyber threats through a compelling combination of technology, services, and intelligence.”

CrowdStrike continues to significantly expand the capabilities of the CrowdStrike Falcon platform through the addition of new cloud-native modules to provide customers with a comprehensive, holistic security solution. CrowdStrike currently processes over 100 billion security events per day to offer security teams unprecedented threat telemetry, all via one lightweight endpoint sensor. The company’s groundbreaking technology ensures that organizations of all sizes can defend themselves in an efficient and accessible manner.

You can gain full access to CrowdStrike Falcon Platform by starting your free trial today.

About CrowdStrike®

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network. CrowdStrike Falcon deploys in minutes to deliver actionable intelligence and real-time protection from Day One. It seamlessly unifies next-generation AV with best-in-class endpoint detection and response, backed by 24/7 managed hunting. Its cloud infrastructure and single-agent architecture take away complexity and add scalability, manageability, and speed.

CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against all cyber attack types, using sophisticated signatureless AI and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real time. Powered by the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™, Falcon instantly correlates over 100 billion security events a day from across the globe to immediately prevent and detect threats.

There’s much more to the story of how Falcon has redefined endpoint protection but there’s only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

CrowdStrike was positioned the highest in ability to execute and furthest in completeness of vision in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).

You can gain full access to CrowdStrike Falcon Prevent™ by starting your free trial here.

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CrowdStrike, Inc.
Ilina Cashiola, 202-340-0517