Posted 09 Jun 2016

SecurityScorecard Wins 2016’s Most Valuable Product Award from Computer Technology Review

NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityScorecard, the most accurate cybersecurity rating and continuous monitoring platform, received a coveted Most Valuable Product (MVP) award in the "Security" category for 2016 from Computer Technology Review for ThreatMarket™, a cloud-based vulnerability search engine that collects and correlates terabytes of security-risk indicators from around the world.

Computer Technology Review's MVP awards identify the most innovative cybersecurity solution providers creating front-line technologies to address threats and vulnerabilities.

"In security management and forensics, knowledge is truly power. What used to take weeks or months to research now take seconds or minutes with ThreatMarket™," said Sam Kassoumeh, COO and Co­-Founder of SecurityScorecard. "We're proud to receive this award in recognition of our commitment to preventing data breaches and innovations in the security ratings arena."

ThreatMarket™ is a global cybersecurity intelligence solution that combines incident response, threat intelligence, reconnaissance, forensics, and vulnerability tracking into a single platform with critical risk factors not available anywhere else. Its simple user interface enables instant data mining and detection of vulnerabilities for any organization. With ThreatMarket™, a security analyst can globally search for infrastructure vulnerability issues with specific hardware and software products, domains, IP addresses, ports, leaked credentials, malware sources, typos squats, improper server configurations, and much more. ThreatMarket™ supplies the data that drives the SecurityScorecard security ratings product to benchmark companies' security posture to one another.

By surveying every publicly viewable IP address and their endpoints, ThreatMarket™ analyzes the entire internet. It utilizes sensors to crawl CMS's, anonymous posting services, and hacker chatter forums in addition to custom built sinkhole infrastructures that track malware infections across the world and capture related data. An advanced collection and strategically deployed honeypots (intentionally insecure systems created to monitor various types of attacks), add to the massive amount of vulnerability and attack vector information collected. Combined, ThreatMarket™ provides a unique outside-in perspective that non-intrusively uncovers millions of vulnerability data points on every organization across the entire internet.

"SecurityScorecard's ThreatMarket™ data engine - which is able to collect more than 30 million daily security risk signals from the entire Internet - did more than just pique the interest of our editorial panel; it thoroughly impressed us," said Kim Kay, editor-in-chief of Computer Technology Review. "One of the things that sets apart ThreatMarket™ is its ability to yield a notable breadth of critical data points in a totally automated tool."

ThreatMarket™ will be generally available summer 2016. For more information on ThreatMarket™, visit: https://securityscorecard.com/ThreatMarket™/

ABOUT SECURITYSCORECARD
SecurityScorecard provides the most accurate rating of security risk for any organization worldwide. The proprietary cloud platform helps enterprises gain operational command of the security posture for themselves and across all of their partners and vendors. The platform offers a breadth and depth of critical data points not available from any other service provider and in a completely self-service and automated tool. The platform provides continuous, non-intrusive monitoring for any organization including third parties and fourth parties. Security posture is assessed and measured non-intrusively across a broad range of risk categories such as Application Security, Malware, Patching Cadence, Network Security, Hacker Chatter, Social Engineering and Passwords Exposed.

About Computer Technology Review
WestWorldWide, LLC (formerly WestWorldProductions, Inc.) has been covering the best of IT since 1980. WestWorld's flagship publication, Computer Technology Review, is one of the most respected editorial authorities in the IT industry. The CTR website boasts a devoted following and covers everything from IT security, cloud and virtualization to data storage, data protection and networking.

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