RiskIQ Earns Spot on Elite Red Herring Top 100 North American Startup List

Firm recognized for its Digital Threat Management Platform, protecting organizations against web, social, and mobile risks beyond the firewall

San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the leading private companies in the Americas, as selected by Red Herring for its elite “Top 100 North American Startups” ranking.

"Organizations have made huge investments to extend their digital presence and make their offerings digitally relevant to their customers. Digital has also become the prime focus for hackers and criminals, affecting business operations, consumers and brands on a global scale. As such, enterprises need a more complete set of tools to manage cyber risks,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “RiskIQ has it. Disruptive technology and first-mover advantage that address diverse external web, social and mobile threats. The intelligence, automation and interoperability powering their platform, and the operational savings that it delivers is compelling. This explains why RiskIQ has been awarded the Top 100 North America recognition."

Red Herring selects award recipients among more than 1,200 privately financed companies in the U.S. and Canada. Red Herring’s editorial staff determined the honorees by evaluating startup companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, and intellectual property, management quality, market strategy, and opportunity. The distinction was due in part to RiskIQ’s successful market penetration of large, leading organizations across major industries, their overall business model and outlook, as well as their inventive, platform approach to digital threat management.

“RiskIQ addresses security issues ‘outside the firewall’ through a scalable platform that fortifies an enterprise’s digital presence to find, assess, and mitigate external exploits and attackers, optimizing an organization's resources while protecting customers and business reputation,” said Scott Gordon, chief marketing officer at RiskIQ. “We are extremely honored by Red Herring’s acknowledgment of our business achievement and innovative Digital Threat Management Platform, which is currently in use by thousands of security organizations and international brands to defend against external threats.”

The RiskIQ Digital Threat Management Platform is a SaaS-based threat intelligence and integrated application suite that addresses security issues across web, social, and mobile channels. The RiskIQ application suite enables security teams to optimize a broad range of investigation, analysis, and mitigation tasks. Three core applications are:

  • RiskIQ Digital Footprint: A digital footprint discovery, generation, and management solution able to discover, map, and monitor the external web infrastructure and assets associated with an organization
  • RiskIQ PassiveTotal: A tool that expedites cyberthreat investigation and research, benefiting security analysts and incident responders through comprehensive, correlated internet data sets and collaboration capabilities
  • RiskIQ External Threats: An integrated threat detection and response solution that allows companies to understand active exploits and adversaries targeting their business while automating identification, triage, and mitigation

Join more than 20,000 security analysts using RiskIQ. Free entry-level access to the Digital Threat Management Platform and applications are available through RiskIQ Community Edition.

About RiskIQ
RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social, and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk, and take action to protect business, brand, and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners, and MassMutual Ventures. Visit RiskIQ.com or follow us on Twitter.

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