NeuVector CEO Stephanie Fohn Named One of Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020

Presented at Black Hat USA 2020, the Black Unicorn Awards honor the top women leading technology innovation in cybersecurity 

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuVector, the leader in Full Lifecycle Container Security, today announced that CEO Stephanie Fohn has been named to the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 by Cyber Defense Magazine.

Competition for the Black Unicorn Award in this category included many of the most well-known and well-respected women in the cybersecurity industry. Cyber Defense Magazine selected Fohn for her proven leadership skills, security industry expertise, and successful efforts as a driver of cybersecurity innovation. 

Fohn has dedicated the entirety of her career to building and improving cybersecurity products and companies. From her work growing Tripwire as one its early employees in 1998 to her current position leading NeuVector, Stephanie has 20 years’ worth of experience as a trailblazer and chief executive within the fast-moving cybersecurity industry. She has also evolved with the industry, guiding the growth of early network security solutions to today’s complex distributed computing security platforms with vision, leadership, and community.

Joining NeuVector in late 2019 to lead the container security company through its next phase of growth, Fohn is already delivering strong results – including adding marquee new customers in financial services, government, and technology. The NeuVector Full Lifecycle Security Platform delivers the only cloud-native container security solution that provides true Layer 7 network protection, along with uncompromising end-to-end DevOps vulnerability protection and automated run-time security.

“We’re pleased to name NeuVector CEO Stephanie Fohn as a winner among the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 during our second annual Black Unicorn awards. This award showcases women who are shaping the future of cybersecurity and have broken through the glass ceiling,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of, David DeWalt of and Gary Miliefsky of

“Rapid innovation is the key to success in the cybersecurity industry,” said Fohn. “Cyberattacks become more sophisticated every day, and security solutions must be continually evolving to stay ahead. I’m honored to be named among the Black Unicorn Awards’ Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 and, with our work at NeuVector, I look forward to continuing to demonstrate the leadership and spirit of technical advancement that this award celebrates.”

About NeuVector

NeuVector, the leader in Full Lifecycle Container Security, delivers uncompromising end-to-end security for modern container infrastructures. NeuVector offers a cloud-native Kubernetes security platform with end-to-end vulnerability management, automated CI/CD pipeline security, and complete run-time security – including the industry’s only container firewall to block zero-day attacks and other threats. NeuVector customers include global leaders in financial services, healthcare, transportation, government and other industries. For customers in highly regulated industries, NeuVector simplifies compliance for PCI, GDPR, HIPAA, and other stringent data security mandates. NeuVector integrates with leading cloud platforms, CI/CD tools, and monitoring tools. Founded by industry veterans from Fortinet, VMware, and Trend Micro, NeuVector has developed patented behavioral learning for container security.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group.  To see the complete list of Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 please visit

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and IPEXPO conferences and our limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more about us at Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

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