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July 02, 2013 11:00 ET

AlienVault Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2013) -  AlienVault, the leading Unified Security Management provider committed to making security visibility complete, simple and affordable, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. AlienVault was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

AlienVault and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's 11th annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23th, 2013.

This two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.

"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 is seeing an unprecedented shift from desktop to mobile. Concurrently, innovators in the cloud are making it possible for an entirely new generation of application and software solutions to enter the technology marketplace. The enterprise world has endured a long ramp-up to the cloud as well as finally accepting that mobile is here to stay. Now, businesses are demanding even more robust, secure applications with which to run their operations -- anytime, anywhere," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The Global Silicon Valley is rising to this challenge with unfettered enthusiasm, providing business management solutions, IT infrastructure, and elegant, stable applications. Coupled with bleeding-edge consumer adoption of the latest and most powerful media applications, the companies on this year's AlwaysOn Global 250 represent the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.

AlienVault's Unified Security Management (USM) platform provides users with five essential security capabilities including asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, threat detection, behavioral monitoring and security intelligence in a single, unified solution and management console. The USM platform is unique in its ability to deliver these security capabilities wherever an organization's data resides; whether in the cloud or in the data center.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

http://aonetwork.com/Announcing-the-2013-AlwaysOn-Global-250-Top-Private-Companies/

"The AlwaysOn Global 250 list represents diverse companies that are changing the global technology industry, and we're honored to be in such good company," said Barmak Meftah, President and CEO of AlienVault. "This award further validates our mission to bring complete security visibility to organizations of all sizes, regardless of budget or resources and we're proud to be recognized for the innovations behind our Unified Security Management platform."

About AlienVault
AlienVault's Unified Security Management™ solution (USM) provides a fast and cost-effective way for organizations with limited security staff and budget to address compliance and threat management needs. With all of the essential security controls built-in, USM puts enterprise-class security visibility within fast and easy reach of smaller security teams who need to do more with less. AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™, a system for sharing threat intelligence among OSSIM users and AlienVault customers, ensures USM always stays ahead of threats. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma, Trident Capital and Adara Venture Partners. For more information visit www.AlienVault.com or follow us on Twitter.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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