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Awake Security Leads the Pack in Cybersecurity Excellence

Industry Recognition

cybersecurity excellence awards 2018
2018 is starting out with a bang for Awake Security – we were named winners in several categories for the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards!

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognize companies, products and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.


“Congratulations to Awake Security for their Gold Medal win in The Security Investigation Platform category and the Bronze Medal win in both the Forensic and Threat Hunting categories in the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, Founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders, the group that organizes the awards program. “Members of the Cybersecurity Insiders, a group of over 400,000 information security professionals worldwide viewed and voted for the winners—these are the actual practitioners and analysts that have to use products like these, making the award even more meaningful. With over 400 entries the 2018 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today’s cybersecurity industry.”

Being selected by our peers and potential end-users, while beating out established competitors, makes this a meaningful recognition and shows that we’re on the right path to empowering security analysts and making organizations more secure.

The Awake Security Investigation Platform accelerates security teams’ ability to detect threats, including file-less malware, malicious insiders, credential abuse and lateral movement. The platform uses machine learning to combine data such as network full-packet capture and the teams’ procedural knowledge, providing analysts with a context data model that correlates, profiles and tracks entities, including devices, users and domains. This combination of autonomously derived entity information and human know-how empowers teams to investigate existing alerts and hunt for malicious behavior in a more rapid, iterative and conclusive manner.

The validation of these awards are a great way to start the year, but they’re only the beginning. We have a lot in store in 2018, as we continue our journey in helping analysts and organizations easily and effectively detect and respond to threats.

Stay Tuned….


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Rudolph Araujo
Rudolph Araujo

VP, Security Strategy, Business Development and Marketing