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CyCognito And ESG Find 73% Of Cybersecurity And IT Pros Use Spreadsheets To Manage Security Hygiene And Posture

October 28, 2021
According to the new ESG Security Hygiene and Posture Management research report, organizations are challenged to prioritize how to most effectively reduce cyber risk, and even determine which digital assets are business-critical. With 69% of organizations attacked via blind spots, it’s clear spreadsheet-based manual processes are failing to deliver adequate security hygiene and posture management or prevent breaches.

CRN Recognizes CyCognito

July 20, 2021

CyCognito has been named by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, to its 2021 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. 

This annual list honors new and up-and-coming technology vendors that have proven their commitment to innovation and growth within the larger IT channel. Organizations featured on the list—all six years old or younger—are selected across eight different categories: cloud, data center, security, big data, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), storage, and networking/unified communications.

CyCognito Expands Market Reach With New VP

July 15, 2021
In this new role, Streu is identifying growth opportunities and building relationships in markets where accurate cybersecurity risk measurements can and will have a significant and positive impact on a company’s security posture and business ecosystem. He is also responsible for expanding and strengthening CyCognito’s relationships with technology, strategic alliance and OEM partners to drive greater market adoption around cyber risk intelligence.

CyCognito Hires New Sales Leaders

June 30, 2021

CyCognito, announces the hire of new sales executives — Justin DuHaime and Michael Tan — to help scale the sales team and expand its target focus to new markets both domestically and abroad.

Justin joins CyCognito as its new Vice President of Public Sector. Michael is the new Regional Vice President of Sales for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

External Attack Surface Management Recognized as An Emerging Technology by Gartner; CyCognito Among List of Vendors Offering this Technology

June 2, 2021
CyCognito announced it has been recognized by Gartner as a vendor offering the emerging technology External Attack Surface Management (EASM). EASM, a new technology market identified by Gartner, is “an emerging product set that supports organizations in identifying risks coming from internet-facing assets and systems that they may be unaware of.”

CyCognito Empowers Organizations To Prevent Breaches

May 27, 2021
CyCognito announced new features for its platform making it the first to enable organizations to fully automate external attack surface management practices into existing vulnerability and risk management workflows. CyCognito automates previously manual legacy attack surface management processes, reducing hours or days of work to minutes by integrating with asset management, reporting, security operations, risk management, and other applications. 

CyCognito Named Market Leader In Attack Surface Protection At RSAC

May 17, 2021

CyCognito has been named a Market Leader in Attack Surface Protection from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

“CyCognito embodies three major features we judges look for to become winners: understanding tomorrow’s threats, today, providing a cost-effective solution and innovating in unexpected ways that can help stop the next breach,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.

Cornmesser Named To CRN’s Women Of The Channel Power

May 12, 2021

Lori Cornmesser, who is responsible for CyCognito's global, channel-led sales strategy and execution, has been named one of CRN’s “Power 100,” an elite group of insightful and influential women from CRN’s “Most Powerful Women Of The Channel” list, recognized for their ability to drive channel success.

“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. 

Security Report Reveals Failures Of Penetration Testing

April 2021

Research shows cost, coverage, and cadence limitations leave organizations exposed when they rely on penetration testing to assess security readiness and prevent breaches. 

CyCognito’s research shows that when using penetration testing as a security practice organizations lack visibility over their Internet-exposed assets, resulting in blind spots that are vulnerable to exploits and compromise. 

CyCognito Adds Executive Lori Cornmesser To Lead Worldwide Channel Sales

April 2021

Cornmesser to drive CyCognito’s global channel strategy, key to meeting demand for external attack surface management in the Americas, EMEA, APAC and LATAM markets.

In 2020, Lori was named one of CRN’s “Power 100,” an elite group of insightful and influential women from CRN’s “Most Powerful Women Of The Channel” list, recognized for their ability to drive channel success. 

CyCognito and ESG Report Shows Attack Surface Management is Critical But Few Organizations Do It Well

December 2020
The new report, Gaps in Attack Surface Monitoring and Security Testing for Cyber-risk Mitigation, was based on a survey of 200 cybersecurity and IT professionals who are directly involved with their organization’s cybersecurity strategies, controls, and operations. According to 98 percent of survey respondents, attack surface monitoring is a “Top 10” security priority at organizations.

CyCognito Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

October 2020

Gartner’s Cool Vendor research is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. The report also provides recommendations for security and risk management leaders to evaluate their current technology stack and identify ideal targets for risk management automation due to increased pressure on organizations to manage operational risk brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.


CyCognito Named Winner of 2020 Sinet 16 Innovator Awards

October 2020

The SINET 16 is an annual list of the most innovative and compelling cybersecurity companies in the world.

"We’re excited to be recognized as offering one of the most innovative cyber security solutions in the market by one of the leading organizations in the cybersecurity community." Rob Gurzeev CEO and co-founder of CyCognito.



CyCognito Launches Global Channel Program to Provide Attack Surface Security to Organizations Worldwide

August 2020

Joint customers can eliminate digital risks by leveraging the concept of the Path of Least Resistance

"Together, we want to help customers optimize their existing security investments while ensuring security policy is executed and adhered to."
Sheetal Mehta, SVP & CISO

CyCognito Raises $30 Million
in Series B Funding

July 2020

Enables Expanded Market Presence for Unique Approach to Uncover and Assess Risk of Attacker Exposed Business Systems and Assets

CyCognito will utilize the funding to take advantage of its lead and unique position in identifying the externally-exposed systems and digital assets that are either unknown, uncontrolled or abandoned, but present the biggest business risks to an organization.

Using CyCognito Platform, Researchers Uncover Zero-Day Vulnerability on CISCO Routers

July 2020

Router and switch market leader has XSS vulnerability that gives attackers access to admin actions and sensitive information as well as the ability to phish for credentials and potentially move laterally.

The CyCognito platform discovered the Cisco vulnerability, which was subsequently verified by the CyCognito Research Team and then by Cisco. 

CyCognito Wins Five 2020 ISPG Awards for Excellence in Security Cloud/SaaS

March 2020

Company broadly recognized for customer success, company leadership, product development and product innovation

CyCognito Wins Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

March 2020

Company recognized for outstanding technology, innovative approach and overall contribution to the cybersecurity industry

CEO Rob Gurzeev Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

December 2019

Co-Creator of Company That Shifts the Advantage of Surprise Away from Attackers, and in Favor of Security Pros, Named to 2019 Forbes Enterprise Technology Cohort

CyCognito Secures $23 Million in Funding

November 2019

CyCognito Secures $23 Million US in Funding to Address Shadow Risk with Next-Generation Platform that Defines a New Market Category, Solving a Fundamental Enterprise Security Challenge

CyCognito Announces Next-Generation Platform

November 2019

CISOs Cite Need for Platform That Continuously Maps, Prioritizes and Guides Remediation of Unknown, Unsecured Conduits



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