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Distil Networks

April 25, 2017 11:37 ET

EY announces Rami Essaid of Distil Networks as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Mid-Atlantic Award Finalist

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, today announced that its co-founder and CEO Rami Essaid was named a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Mid-Atlantic region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Essaid was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

"I am thrilled to be selected as a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year, alongside some of the region's brightest minds and talent," said Essaid. "This recognition is a testament to the entire team at Distil, who inspire me to be the best leader I can be both in the office and in the community. I look forward to celebrating this honor with each of the finalists and highlighting all we have accomplished."

Distil protects websites and APIs from malicious traffic without impacting legitimate users, providing customers with complete visibility and control over human, good bot, and bad bot traffic.

Now in its 31st year, the Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In the Mid-Atlantic region, sponsors also include Jones Lang LaSalle, PNC, Chatham Financial, Cooley LLP, SolomonEdwardsGroup and the Washington Business Journal.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world's most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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About Distil Networks

Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, is the only proactive and precise way to mitigate bad bots across web applications, mobile and APIs. With Distil, you automatically mitigate 100% of OWASP Automated Threats without impacting legitimate users. Slash the high tax that bots place on your internal teams and web infrastructure and make your online applications more secure with API security, real-time threat intelligence, an analyst managed service, and complete visibility and control over human, good bot, and bad bot traffic. Distil Web Security defends websites against web scraping, competitive data mining, account takeovers, transaction fraud, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, man-in-the-middle attacks, digital ad fraud, and denial of service. Distil API Security protects public and partner-facing APIs against developer errors, integration bugs, automated scraping, and web and mobile hijacking. For more information on Distil Networks, visit us at https://www.distilnetworks.com or follow @DISTIL on Twitter.

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