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M86 Security

August 24, 2011 07:00 ET

M86 Security Named One of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies

M86 Recognized in the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 for Its Three-Year Sales Growth of 245%

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2011) - M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced its second appearance in the Inc. 500|5000, with an impressive ranking of number #1203 in the publication's prestigious annual listing of the fastest growing private companies in America. This recognition as an Inc. 500|5000 honoree is a testament to M86's technology leadership and the increasing market demand for its award-winning security solutions.

Inc.'s list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. It recognizes the significant accomplishments of the 5,000 fastest growing privately-owned businesses in the U.S., based on percentage growth in company net sales over a three-year period. In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

"Cybercrime has escalated more than 400% since 2007, resulting in losses estimated at a conservative $100 billion, with some research reporting losses up to $1 trillion. Organizations of all sizes are looking for security solutions that can protect their networks and users from the proliferation of new dynamic, polymorphic malware and Zero-Day attacks," said John Vigouroux, CEO, M86 Security. "Our Web security solution is the only technology in the industry that can accurately and instantly detect unknown malware. We are proud that customers choose M86 in their battle against cyber-attacks."

For more than 15 years, M86 Security has provided innovative Web and email security solutions that protect its customers from new and dynamic threats, secure confidential information and aid compliance. The company has spearheaded the development of many technologies used today, including one of the industry's first real-time code analysis and behavioral malware detection technologies as well as hybrid cloud Web security service. In recognition of the market need to consolidate infrastructure and reduce cost, M86 also introduced virtualization options for their award-winning M86 Secure Web Gateway (SWG) and Security Reporter (SR) solutions. Additionally, M86's flagship product M86 SWG offers real-time protection that has been certified after independent testing by the UK Government Information Assurance Body. It is the only product in the market that has gained this type of accreditation, proving that it delivers real‐time, immediate protection against Zero-Day threats without the need for signature updates or databases.

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About M86 Security
M86 Security is the global expert in real-time threat protection and the industry's leading Secure Web Gateway provider. The company's hardware, virtual appliance, software, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Web and email security protect more than 25,000 customers and 26 million users worldwide. M86 products use patented real-time code analysis and behavior-based malware detection technologies as well as threat intelligence from M86 Security Labs to protect networks against new and advanced threats, secure confidential information, and ensure regulatory compliance. The company is based in Irvine, California with international headquarters in London and development centers in California, Israel, and New Zealand. For more information about M86 Security, please visit:

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