SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cavirin Systems, Inc., the only company providing cybersecurity risk and compliance posture for the enterprise hybrid cloud, has been named to Red Herring’s Top 100 North America 2018, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Selections for the 2018 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are based upon technological innovation, financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration. The award is on the back of continued market momentum, with bookings growing over 100% between the first and second quarters of 2018.
“2018’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet. What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors,” said Alex Vieux, chairman at Red Herring. “We believe Cavirin embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Cavirin should be proud of its achievement: the competition was incredibly strong.”
According to a recent survey conducted by ESG with more than 250 CISOs, security is still a key issue when it comes to adopting a hybrid cloud architecture. Cavirin's CyberPosture Intelligence secures both the public cloud control plane as well as target hybrid cloud workloads (servers), on-premise, within the public cloud, and within containers. The resulting CyberPosture score permits comparison with the organization’s current security posture against the desired ‘golden posture’ and immediately take corrective action.
The appointment of Joe Kucic as Cavirin’s security evangelist reflects the company’s commitment to addressing the practical cloud security concerns of its customers. In his role, Joe will be the ‘face of the company’ in working with CSOs, CIOs, and CISOs and their teams across both enterprises and managed service providers / global system integrators. Joe most recently held key executive positions at Verizon, helping drive their security strategy. His corporate experience includes Citi, CA Technologies, and General Motors.
“We are honored to be named to Red Herring’s Top 100 North America 2018 list as it is one of the technology industry’s most prestigious awards. We take pride in knowing that Cavirin is the only company providing cybersecurity risk posture and compliance for the enterprise hybrid cloud which is evident in our doubling of bookings quarter over quarter,” said Jack Kudale, chief operating officer at Cavirin. “To be recognized as a highly innovative company among the ranks of the continent’s elite is a testament to our company’s vision and our continued innovation in the cybersecurity industry. In addition, we will continue to build market momentum with the appointment of Joe in a key customer-facing role.”
Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups for more than two decades. Twenty criteria underlie the scoring and process, which include, but are not limited to: level of specialty, disruptiveness of the solution in its respective markets, technological advantage, and the management team’s experience and track record. This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the company’s actual track record and standing, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable tool for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
Cavirin's CyberPosture Intelligence platform is deployable within minutes on-premise or within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, and Google Cloud, delivering first remediation guidance in under thirty minutes. The solution uniquely offers both cloud security posture management as well as continuous compliance for Linux, Windows, and Docker workloads (servers). To learn more about Cavirin and the benefits of the CyberPosture Intelligence platform, please visit https://www.cavirin.com/.
Santa Clara, California-based Cavirin is a global provider of cybersecurity risk posture and compliance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. Cavirin is the only organization that delivers CyberPosture intelligence for the hybrid cloud by providing real-time risk & cybersecurity posture management, continuous compliance, further integrating security into DevOps. For more information, visit the company’s website, and follow the company on Twitter at @Cavirin and on LinkedIn.