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InfoSec Awards For 2020 – Winners

These InfoSec Awards are in their 8th year and specifically focused on finding innovative infosec players who have a presence in the United States and other countries.

With over 3,200 cybersecurity companies worldwide, only a small number – roughly 10% – are highlighted as InfoSec Awards 2020 winners, based upon independent judging and analysis.  This year, we’ve continued to expand our coverage of some of our winning Women in Cybersecurity who will be rolled into our annual update, highlighting some of the innovative women helping taking cybersecurity to new heights.

Cyber Defense Awards InfoSec Awards 2020 winners are also listed in our special annual edition of Cyber Defense Magazine delivered at RSA Conference 2020 and available here:

Company/Winner Award Category Category
ERP Maestro Best Product Access Control
Cythereal Cutting Edge Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response
Illusive Networks Most Innovative Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response
QI-ANXIN Next Gen Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response
Acalvio Technologies Editor’s Choice Advanced Threat Detection
A10 Networks Market Leader AI/ML DDoS Protection
Ericom Software Most Innovative Anti-malware
iboss Market Leader Anti-malware
Menlo Security Cutting Edge Anti-malware
PC Matic, Inc. Best Product Anti-malware
Ericom Software Publisher’s Choice Anti-phishing
Inspired eLearning, LLC. Editor’s Choice Anti-phishing
Vade Secure Hot Company Anti-phishing
Microsoft Next Gen Application Isolation
Brinqa Editor’s Choice Application Security
Checkmarx Hot Company Application Security
Data Theorem Most Promising Application Security
NowSecure Publisher’s Choice Application Security
Signal Sciences Editor’s Choice Application Security
Veracode Best Product Application Security
WhiteHat Security Cutting Edge Application security
WhiteSource Most Innovative Application Security
XTN Cognitive Security Market Leader Application Security
Zimperium Next Gen Application Security
Cythereal Hot Company Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
ExtraHop Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
IRONSCALES Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Silobreaker Next Gen Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Vectra AI Next Gen Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Zimperium Best Product Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
HID Global Market Leader Authentication (Multi, Single or Two-Factor) Publisher’s Choice Authentication (Multi, Single or Two-Factor)
Trusona Editor’s Choice Authentication (Multi, Single or Two-Factor)
Pcysys Most Innovative Automated Penetration Testing Tools
CybeReady Cutting Edge Autonomous Awareness Training
Nuance Communications Most Innovative Biometrics
XTN Cognitive Security Market Leader Biometrics
Cymulate Best Product Breach and Attack Simulation
Fluency Security Next Gen Central Log Management
Keeper Security Publisher’s Choice Chief Executive Officer of the Year Darren Guccione
CSIOS Corporation Most Innovative Chief Executive Officer of the Year Mr. Cesar Pie
Darktrace Next Gen Chief Executive Officer of the Year Nicole Eagan
Secure Code Warrior Editor’s Choice Chief Executive Officer of the Year Pieter Danhieux, CEO & Co-founder
White Ops Editor’s Choice Chief Executive Officer of the Year Tamer Hassan
Bishop Fox Cutting Edge Chief Executive Officer of the Year Vinnie Liu
AT&T Cybersecurity Hot Company Cloud Security
Attivo Networks Best Product Cloud Security
DivvyCloud Cutting Edge Cloud Security
FireMon Next Gen Cloud Security
Guardicore Market Leader Cloud Security
iStorage Publisher’s Choice Cloud Security
Lacework Editor’s Choice Cloud Security
McAfee Most Innovative Cloud Security
Netskope Editor’s Choice Cloud Security
Threat Stack Inc Cutting Edge Cloud Security
Vectra AI Next Gen Cloud Security
Zscaler Hot Company Cloud Security
Darktrace Market Leader Compliance
Inspired eLearning, LLC. Most Innovative Compliance
SaltStack Next Gen Compliance
SCADAfence Cutting Edge Compliance
TrustArc Hot Company Compliance
Reciprocity, Inc. Best Product Compliance
ARIA Cybersecurity Solutions Editor’s Choice Compliance
OneTrust Best-in-Class Consent and Preference Management
Sasa Software Most Innovative Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR)
Panaseer Editor’s Choice Continuous Controls Monitoring
Attivo Networks Hot Company Critical Infrastructure Protection
Honeywell Most Innovative Critical Infrastructure Protection
INFODAS Publisher’s Choice Critical Infrastructure Protection
SCADAfence Next Gen Critical Infrastructure Protection
INFODAS Cutting Edge Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) for Information Assurance
Keeper Security Most Innovative CTO of the Year Craig Lurey
THETA432 Cutting Edge Cyber Defense Services
PlexTrac Market Leader Cyber Security Program Management Platform
THETA432 Hot Company Cyber Security Services
CSIOS Corporation Next Gen Cyber Strategist of the Year
THETA432 Publisher’s Choice Cyber Threat Services
Awake Security Best Product Cybersecurity Analytics
BlackBerry Hot Company Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence
Darktrace Most Innovative Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence
Hillstone Networks Next Gen Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence
Stellar Cyber Editor’s Choice Cybersecurity Artificial Intellligence
Semperis Publisher’s Choice Cybersecurity Conference Series
Armis Market Leader Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT)
Medigate Hot Company Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT)
SAM Seamless Network Most Innovative Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT)
Sternum Next Gen Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT)
America’s Growth Capital Market Leader Cybersecurity Mergers & Acquisitions Firm of the Year
Momentum Cybersecurity Group LLC Most Innovative Cybersecurity Mergers & Acquisitions Firm of the Year
Bishop Fox Cutting Edge Cybersecurity Research
CSIOS Corporation Next Gen Cybersecurity Service Provider Optimization Services
Silverfort Most Promising Cybersecurity Startup of the Year
Prosyntix LLC Editor’s Choice Cybersecurity Talent Services (Staffing)
Inspired eLearning, LLC. Market Leader Cybersecurity Training
MediaPRO Hot Company Cybersecurity Training
Secure Code Warrior Best Product Cybersecurity Training
Infosec Institute Most Innovative Cybersecurity Training for InfoSec Professionals
Night Dragon Most Innovative Cybersecurity Venture Capitalist of the Year David DeWalt
AllegisCyber Capital Market Leader Cybersecurity Venture Capitalist of the Year Robert R. Ackerman, Jr.
Stony Lonesome Group Hot Company Cybersecurity Venture Capitalist of the Year Sean Drake
CSIOS Corporation Best Product Cyberspace Operations Team of the Year
Cyberhaven Cutting Edge Data Behavior Analytics
Don’t Be Breached Market Leader Data Breach Prevention
ShieldX Cutting Edge Data Center Security
Ground Labs Next Gen Data Discovery
DriveLock SE Next Gen Data Leakage Protection
Namogoo Best Product Data Leakage Protection
Altaro Software Next Gen Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Altitude Networks Publisher’s Choice Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
CipherCloud Editor’s Choice Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Clearswift Market Leader Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
CoSoSys Most Innovative Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Fidelis Cybersecurity Best Product Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
GTB Technologies Cutting Edge Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Netskope Hot Company Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
CipherCloud Market Leader Data Rights Management
Don’t Be Breached Hot Company Database Security, Data Leakage-Protection/Extrusion Prevention
INFODAS Next Gen Database Security, Data Leakage-Protection/Extrusion Prevention
Attivo Networks Most Innovative Deception Based Security
Fidelis Cybersecurity Hot Company Deception Based Security
Illusive Networks Next Gen Deception Based Security
Ntrepid LLC Editor’s Choice Deception Based Security
Acalvio Technologies Cutting Edge Deception Based Threat Detection
Ericom Software Best Product Deep Sea Phishing and Next Generation Email Security
CSIOS Corporation Best Product Defensive Cyberspace Operations Service Provider
Ntrepid LLC Publisher’s Choice Digital Footprint Security
RiskIQ Most Innovative Digital Footprint Security
ZeroFOX Next Gen Digital Footprint Security
BitDam Editor’s Choice Email Security
Trustifi Most Innovative Email Security
ZeroFOX Hot Company Email Security and Management
Fortanix Market Leader Encryption
SafeLogic Publisher’s Choice Encryption
Secure Channels Editor’s Choice Encryption
Sangfor Technologies Inc. Next Gen Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Cybereason Most Innovative Endpoint Protection Platform of the Year
Adaptiva Hot Company Endpoint Security
Allied Telesis Next Gen Endpoint Security
Attivo Networks Cutting Edge Endpoint Security
BufferZone Next Gen Endpoint Security
DataLocker Hot Company Endpoint Security
GTB Technologies Publisher’s Choice Endpoint Security
McAfee Endpoint Security 10.7 Most Innovative Endpoint Security
McAfee MVISION EDR 1 Most Scalable Endpoint Security
Microsoft Editor’s Choice Endpoint Security
SparkCognition Cutting Edge Endpoint Security
TEHTRIS Publisher’s Choice Endpoint Security
VMware Carbon Black Best Product Endpoint Security
WatchGuard Technologies Market Leader Endpoint Security
Futurex Best Product Enterprise Key Management
Zimperium Most Innovative Enterprise Mobile Threat Defense
Axonius Editor’s Choice Enterprise Security
iboss Most Innovative Enterprise Security
Nucleon Next Gen Enterprise Security
SpyCloud Cutting Edge Enterprise Security
TEHTRIS Best Product Enterprise Security
ThreatQuotient Market Leader Enterprise Security
Microsoft Hot Company Enterprise Threat Protection
Onapsis Inc. Best Product ERP Security
Kount Publisher’s Choice Fraud Prevention
White Ops Most Innovative Fraud Prevention
Onfido Next Gen Fraud Prevention
Forabilis Next Gen Go-To-Market Agency for Cyber Security Startups
LogicGate Hot Company Governance, Risk and Compliance
OneTrust Market Leader Governance, Risk and Compliance
Alexio Corporation Cutting Edge Healthcare Cybersecurity
Medigate Best Product Healthcare IoT Security
Darktrace Best Product ICS/SCADA Security
Honeywell Most Innovative ICS/SCADA Security
Onward Security Corporation Next Gen ICS/SCADA Security
SCADAfence Cutting Edge ICS/SCADA Security
ManageEngine Hot Company Identity & Access Management
Valid Most Promising Identity & Access Management
Auth0 Cutting Edge Identity and Access Management
Evident ID Editor’s Choice Identity and Access Management
Idaptive Publisher’s Choice Identity and Access Management
LogMeIn Best Product Identity and Access Management
Saviynt Next Gen Identity and Access Management
Silverfort Most Innovative Identity and Access Management
Simeio Solutions, LLC Market Leader Identity and Access Management
TransUnion Market Leader Identity Proofing and Corroboration
OTRS Group Cutting Edge Incident Management
Onward Security Corporation Best Product Incident Response
Siemplify Most Innovative Incident Response
CyCognito Editor’s Choice InfoSec Startup of the Year
PlexTrac Most Innovative Infosec Startup of the Year
Remediant Next Gen InfoSec Startup of the Year
SaltStack Cutting Edge InfoSec Startup of the Year
Attivo Networks Next Gen Insider Threat Detection
Code42 Cutting Edge Insider Threat Detection
Darktrace Hot Company Insider Threat Detection
Illusive Networks Editor’s Choice Insider Threat Detection
Allied Telesis Most Innovative Insider Threat Prevention
Gurucul Best Product Insider Threat Prevention
ManageEngine Cutting Edge Insider Threat Prevention
Intrinsic ID Most Innovative Internet of Things (IoT) Security
NCP engineering GmbH Publisher’s Choice Internet of Things (IoT) Security
Nodeware Cutting Edge Internet of Things (IoT) Security
Onward Security Corporation Next Gen Internet of Things (IoT) Security
Darktrace Publisher’s Choice IoT Security
ARIA Cybersecurity Solutions Most Innovative IoT Security
HelpSystems Market Leader IT Automation and Cybersecurity
Reciprocity, Inc. Editor’s Choice IT Vendor Risk Management
OneTrust Best Product IT Vendor Risk Management (ITVRM)
ProcessUnity Next Gen IT Vendor Risk Management (ITVRM)
AKEYLESS Market Leader Keys Management & Protection
ReversingLabs Most Innovative Malware Analysis
Cythereal Most Innovative Malware Defense Platform with Predictive Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
Microsoft Best Product Malware Detection
AT&T Cybersecurity Market Leader Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
Confluera Cutting Edge Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
CyberProof Next Gen Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
Microsoft Market Leader Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
QI-ANXIN Most Innovative Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
THETA432 Next Gen Managed Prevention, Detection and Response Services (MPDRS)
IGI Editor’s Choice Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
Seceon, Inc. Publisher’s Choice Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
Wire Best Product Messaging Security
Zimperium Best Product Mobile Endpoint Security
Privacy Research Inc. Most Innovative Mobile Privacy Expert of the Year Michael Nash
A10 Networks Best Product Multi-Cloud Security
WatchGuard Technologies Market Leader Multi-factor Authentication
ExtraHop Cutting Edge Network Detection and Response
ARIA Cybersecurity Solutions Hot Company Network Security
Corelight Cutting Edge Network Security and Management
Endace Most Innovative Network Security and Management
Gigamon Market Leader Network Security and Management
Keysight Technologies Next Gen Network Security and Management
Verodin Best Product Network Security and Management
Zero Networks Editor’s Choice Network Security and Management
Fidelis Cybersecurity Most Innovative Network Traffic Analysis
Sasa Software Cutting Edge Operational Technology (OT) & Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity
Nozomi Networks Market Leader Operational Technology (OT) & Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity
Endace Best Product Packet Capture Platform
Keeper Security Best Product Password Management
Ivanti Most Innovative Patch and Configuration Management
SaltStack Best Product Patch and Configuration Management
WireWheel Next Gen Privacy Management Software
Centrify Corporation Cutting Edge Privileged Account Security
CyberArk Market Leader Privileged Account Security
Hysolate Best Product Privileged Account Security
Remediant Hot Company Privileged Account Security
Thycotic Next Gen Privileged Account Security
Madison Alexander PR Best in Class Public Relations Team for InfoSec Companies
PlexTrac Most Innovative Purple Teaming Platform
Semperis Cutting Edge Ransomware Recovery Solution
AccessIT Group Publisher’s Choice Risk Management
Brinqa Best Product Risk Management
Digital Shadows Next Gen Risk Management
SecurityScorecard Hot Company Risk Management
The Chertoff Group Editor’s Choice Risk Management
WootCloud Inc Most Innovative Risk Management
Reciprocity, Inc. Cutting Edge Risk management
CyCognito Best Product SaaS/Cloud Security
Darktrace Cutting Edge SaaS/Cloud Security
GTB Technologies Next Gen SaaS/Cloud Security
iboss Market Leader SaaS/Cloud Security
ManagedMethods Publisher’s Choice SaaS/Cloud Security
Menlo Security Editor’s Choice SaaS/Cloud Security
Nodeware Most Innovative SaaS/Cloud Security
Spin Technology, Inc. Editor’s Choice SaaS/Cloud Security
ThreatBook Cutting Edge SaaS/Cloud Security
Zscaler Publisher’s Choice SaaS/Cloud Security
AKEYLESS Next Gen Secrets Management and Protection
FireMon Most Innovative Security Abstraction
KnowBe4 Market Leader Security Awareness CBT
Infosec Institute Best Product Security Awareness Training for Employees
Bishop Fox Hot Company Security Company of the Year
BlackBerry Best Product Security Company of the Year
CyCognito Cutting Edge Security Company of the Year
Darktrace Next Gen Security Company of the Year
DivvyCloud Market Leader Security Company of the Year
Hillstone Networks Publisher’s Choice Security Company of the Year
iboss Editor’s Choice Security Company of the Year
IGI Most Innovative Security Company of the Year
INFODAS Editor’s Choice Security Company of the Year
ReversingLabs Cutting Edge Security Company of the Year
Secure Code Warrior Publisher’s Choice Security Company of the Year
SecurityScorecard Next Gen Security Company of the Year
WatchGuard Technologies Hot Company Security Company of the Year
Yuanhe Technology Co., Ltd. Most Innovative Security Detection and Response Operation Platform
Devo Technology, Inc. Editor’s Choice Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
empow Cutting Edge Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
LogRhythm Best Product Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
Seceon, Inc. Next Gen Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
Securonix Market Leader Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
Endace Hot Company Security Investigation Platform
ThreatQuotient Cutting Edge Security Investigation Platform
Cybereason Best Product Security Project of the Year
SecurityScorecard Best Product Security Ratings
GroupSense Most Innovative Security Team of the Year
IGI Market Leader Security Team of the Year
Inspired eLearning, LLC. Hot Company Security Training
Security Mentor, Inc. Cutting Edge Security Training
Defendify Most Innovative Small to Medium Size Business (SMB) Cybersecurity
Keeper Security Best Product Small to Medium Size Business (SMB) Cybersecurity
Nodeware Next Gen Small to Medium Size Business (SMB) Cybersecurity
Untangle Most Innovative Small to Medium Size Business (SMB) Cybersecurity
Proficio Best Product SOC-as-a-Service
DataLocker Cutting Edge Storage and Archiving
Secure Channels Market Leader Streaming Symmetric Key Exchange
Reciprocity, Inc. Most Innovative Third Party Risk
CyberGRX Publisher’s Choice Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
Panorays Most Innovative Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
ProcessUnity Next Gen Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
SecurityScorecard Editor’s Choice Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
Microsoft Most Innovative Threat and Vulnerability Management
Acalvio Technologies Hot Company Threat Hunting
DomainTools Cutting Edge Threat Intelligence
EclecticIQ Editor’s Choice Threat Intelligence
KELA Cutting Edge Threat Intelligence
Nucleon Next Gen Threat Intelligence
Recorded Future Market Leader Threat Intelligence
Resecurity Publisher’s Choice Threat Intelligence
Silobreaker Editor’s Choice Threat Intelligence
Terbium Labs Most Innovative Threat Intelligence
ThreatBook Best Product Threat Intelligence
ThreatQuotient Hot Company Threat Intelligence
Cervello Most Innovative Transportation Cybersecurity
OneLogin Most Innovative Trusted Experience Platform
ManageEngine Next Gen Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)
WatchGuard Technologies Best Product Unified Threat Management (UTM)
LinkShadow Cutting Edge User Behavior Analytics
LogRhythm Market Leader User Behavior Analytics
IGI Best Product vCISO Program of the Year
PlexTrac Hot Company Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation, and Management
SaltStack Most Innovative Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation, and Management
Brinqa Cutting Edge Vulnerability Management
Kenna Security Most Innovative Vulnerability Management
Nodeware Hot Company Vulnerability Management
Onward Security Corporation Best Product Vulnerability Management
ThreatX Next Gen Web Application Security
Waratek Cutting Edge Web Application Security
Alexio Corporation Most Innovative Women in Cybersecurity Anne Genge
ThreatQuotient Cutting Edge Women in Cybersecurity Gigi Schumm
Cyberhaven Next Gen Women in Cybersecurity Liron Pergament-Gal


“In a world of nearly exponential growth in cybercrime, data theft and the loss of personally identifiable information as well as nation state cyber espionage, hacktivism and cyber terrorism, it’s time to focus on the most innovative solutions that might actually stop these exploiters in their tracks,” said Yan Ross, US Editor of Cyber Defense Magazine.

“These winners are the most innovative and proactive cyber security companies and service providers on the planet who are working to bring tomorrow’s cybersecurity solutions to market, today,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.

CDM will be staffed with a team of over 17+ people and will be handing out digital access to our Cyber Defense Magazine RSA Conference Special Edition with 170+ pages, consisting of some of the most prominent cyber security articles and awards in the industry. These online, mobile and monthly versions and are always freely available by signing up at

Please join us at #RSAC RSA Conference 2020, today, as we congratulate our winners.

About CDM InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s eighth year of honoring InfoSec innovators. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. Learn more at

About the Judging

The judges are CISSP, FMDHS, CEH, certified security professionals who voted based on their independent review of the company submitted materials on the website of each submission including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, product literature and other market variables. CDM has a flexible philosophy to find more innovative players with new and unique technologies, than the one with the most customers or money in the bank. CDM is always asking “What’s Next?” so we are looking for Next Generation InfoSec Solutions.

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 5 Million monthly readers and growing, and over 17,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine and our sister magazine being announced after the show is 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 special editions exclusively for the RSA Conferencs. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group, a division of Ingersoll Lockwood. Learn more about us at and visit and to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.