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CyCognito Launches Evolution Of Exploit Intelligence Threat Remediation Platform

October 20th, 2022
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CyCognito today announced the next generation of its Exploit Intelligence solution to help security teams prioritize and mitigate the most critical security risks in their external attack surface. Exploit Intelligence leverages CISA, FBI and other threat intelligence sources, including adversary activity, to create advisories that validate where threats in the wild align to risks in the organization.

Risky Business: Enterprises Can’t Shake Log4j

August 9, 2022
In December 2021 security teams scrambled to find Log4j-vulnerable assets and patch them. Eight months later many Global 2000 firms are still fighting to mitigate the digital assets and business risks associated with Log4j. The ease of Log4j vulnerability exploitation coupled with the critical nature of the bug, which allows attackers to run arbitrary code inside cloud and company networks, is driving a business-risk imperative to find vulnerable assets and patch them fast. View this information in a downloadable report.

CyCognito Unveils New Look, ‘Rule Your Risk™’ Tagline

August 8, 2022

Today, CyCognito makes a leap forward with a new look that reflects a shift in the external attack surface management market. This shift better reflects the foundation of our platform, which is built to address business risks using innovative tools that find and fill opaque security gaps.

Along with a new corporate logo the tagline “Rule Your Risk™” has also been added to CyCognito’s brand identity. Both represent a new era for CyCognito and represent the evolving needs of the external attack surface management market at large.

Exclusive EASM Report: Mergers And Acquisitions Top 2022 External Attack Surface Management Risks

June 2, 2022

Mergers and acquisitions, poorly managed web apps and insecure PII represent biggest risks tied to external attack surfaces in 2022. 

CyCognito, the leader in external attack surface management, examines challenges facing Global 2000 companies in its exclusive report Anybody Got a Map? The Danger of Subsidiary Sprawl and Unknown Unknowns in External Attack Surface Management.

CRN® Honors CyCognito With 5-Star Rating In 2022 Partner Program Guide

March 29 2022

CyCognito today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company,  has awarded the company a 5-Star rating in its 2022 Partner Program Guide

CRN’s annual Partner Program Guide provides a definitive list of the most notable partner programs from industry-leading technology vendors that provide innovative products and flexible services through the IT channel. 

CyCognito Unveils ‘Exploit Intelligence’ to Accelerate Risk Remediation

March 16, 2022
CyCognito today announced the addition of ‘Exploit Intelligence’ to its suite of External Surface Attack Management solutions. Exploit Intelligence offers an end-to-end solution that prioritizes which risks to remediate immediately, before they are exploited, by proactively discovering external assets, testing vulnerabilities, and providing expert threat- plus risk-based insight.

Cycognito Teams With Intel471 To Bolster Cyber Threat Intelligence Capabilities

December 8, 2021

CyCognito, the leading provider of external attack surface management and attack surface protection solutions, today announced that it has established a new alliance with Intel 471, a premier cybercrime intelligence provider.

In licensing the threat intelligence collected by Intel 471, CyCognito is further enabling enterprise customers to strengthen their cybersecurity postures through the proactive detection and containment of targeted and advanced threats.

CyCognito Secures $100M To Accelerate Next Evolution Of Attack Surface Management

December 1, 2021

CyCognito today announced it has raised a $100 million Series C funding round led by The Westly Group—just 3.5 years after the company was founded in 2017. New investors Thomvest Ventures and The Heritage Group joined the round alongside existing investors Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures and UpWest. This new financing round brings the company’s total amount raised to $153 million.

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

CRN® Honors CyCognito With 5-Star Rating In 2022 Partner Program Guide

March 29, 2022

CyCognito today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company,  has awarded the company a 5-Star rating in its 2022 Partner Program Guide.

CRN’s annual Partner Program Guide provides a definitive list of the most notable partner programs from industry-leading technology vendors that provide innovative products and flexible services through the IT channel.



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