SOURCE: Cyphort, Inc.

March 19, 2014 11:17 ET

Cyphort CTO Ali Golshan Wins a Global Excellence Award for Shaping Information Security

Cyphort Receives Multiple Honors From Info Security Products Guide for Innovation and Product Excellence

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2014) - Cyphort, a pioneer of Advanced Threat Defense solutions, announced today that its CTO and Co-founder, Ali Golshan, was named a Silver Winner in the prestigious Shaping Information Security category of Info Security Product Guide's 2014 Global Excellence Awards. Additionally, Cyphort was honored as a Grand Trophy Winner and named a Bronze Winner in two other categories -- Tomorrow's Technology Today (USA) and Best New Product. These honors come only two weeks after Cyphort's formal corporate launch, and the same week Cyphort ranked as one of 10 finalists for "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2014."

"These industry honors are a huge endorsement of Ali's vision for Advanced Threat Defense and our ability to translate that vision into a highly effective solution for protecting organizations against advanced attacks," said Manoj Leelanivas, CEO, Cyphort. "Our relentless focus on cost, context and coverage has resulted in incredible momentum with customers and prospects, but this kind of public validation is extremely gratifying and motivates us to continue raise the bar for what Advanced Threat Defense solutions can and should deliver."

More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2014 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 24, 2014 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

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About Cyphort
Cyphort is innovative provider of Advanced Threat Protection solutions that deliver a complete defense against current and emerging Advanced Persistent Threats, targeted attacks and zero day vulnerabilities. The Cyphort Platform accurately detects and analyzes next generation malware, providing actionable, contextual intelligence that enables security teams to respond to attacks faster, more effectively, and in as surgical a manner as their attackers. Cyphort's software-based, distributed architecture offers a cost effective, high performance approach to detecting and protecting an organization's virtual, physical and cloud infrastructure against sophisticated attacks. Malware detection for Windows, OSX and Linux allows businesses to extract maximum value from IT assets without compromising the security of an organization. Founded by experts in advanced threats from government intelligence agencies and premier network security companies, Cyphort is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit:

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