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Attivo Networks Cybersecurity Innovation Scores Big with Six Awards

2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Recognize Company for Enterprise Identity Protection, Ransomware Derailment, and Cyber Deception Solutions

FREMONT, Calif.March 15, 2021 – Attivo Networks®, the industry experts in lateral movement attack detection and privilege escalation prevention, today announced that the company has been recognized as a winner for the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Cybersecurity Product / Service Awards.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Based on the strength of its nomination and the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community, Attivo Networks’ technology was recognized across six separate categories:

Gold Winner:

  • Deception Technology
  • Endpoint Detection and Response
  • ICS / SCADA Security

Silver Winner:

  • Ransomware Protection
  • Privileged Access Management
  • Zero Trust Security

“We are honored to be recognized in the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards across multiple categories, from deception-based detection to Zero Trust solutions for conditional access management,” said Carolyn Crandall, chief security advocate and CMO at Attivo Networks. “As attack surfaces continue to grow in complexity, Attivo’s unique approach to privilege escalation prevention and lateral movement detection has proven to be a critical security control for detecting threats early and derailing attacks.”

“We congratulate Attivo Networks for the recognition as a Gold winner in the Deception Technology, Endpoint Detection & Response, and ICS/SCADA Security categories and as a Silver winner in Privileged Access Management and Ransomware Protection categories of the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders. “With over 600 entries in more than 100 award categories, the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards program is highly competitive, and all winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges.”

The 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are featured online at

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About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in lateral movement attack detection and privilege escalation prevention, delivers a superior defense for countering threat activity. Through cyber deception and other tactics, the Attivo ThreatDefend® Platform offers a customer-proven, scalable solution for denying, detecting, and derailing attackers and reducing attack surfaces without relying on signatures. The portfolio provides patented innovative defenses at critical points of attack, including at endpoints, in Active Directory, in the cloud, and across the entire network by preventing and misdirecting attack activity. Forensics, automated attack analysis, and third-party integrations streamline incident response. Deception as a defense strategy continues to grow and is an integral part of NIST Special Publications and MITRE®Shield, and its capabilities tightly align to the MITRE ATT&CK® Framework. Attivo has won over 130 awards for its technology innovation and leadership.

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