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Attivo Networks® Named a 2019 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor


Fremont, CA – Sept. 18, 2018 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, today announced its designation as a Distinguished Vendor in the 2019 TAG Cyber Security Annual. This is the third year in a row the company has earned the distinction.

The Annual is a practical handbook and reference guide, designed for the working cybersecurity professional, created from expert advisory research based on discussions, interviews, website material, and other information. Each year, TAG Cyber publishes its three-volume report to the community for download at no cost. The Distinguished Vendor recognition is an exclusive acknowledgment of companies whose technology stands out amongst its competition and uniquely demonstrates innovation in addressing modern cybersecurity threats.

Attivo Networks joins the ranks of the world’s leading cybersecurity technology companies, as chosen by Dr. Edward Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber. In joining this list, Attivo Networks shared its award-winning knowledge on deception technology for inclusion within the Annual. Dr. Amoroso created and assembled this list to assist with this year’s report, which was made available today for free download.

“Deception is a proven, successful method of detecting potential attackers in systems,” said Amoroso. “The Attivo Networks team is a prime example of the success you can achieve by deceiving attackers, detecting threats quickly, and finally providing proactive defense.”

“It is an honor to be recognized as Distinguished Vendor for the third year in a row,” said Attivo Networks CEO Tushar Kothari, who is also interviewed in Volume 2 of the report. “We applaud Dr. Amoroso and his team for going above and beyond to provide expert analysis from such a wide variety of security vendors, and for sharing that knowledge in a way that showcases each solution objectively.”

The 2019 TAG Cyber Security Annual, TAG Cyber’s third year of publication, is designed to provide direct advisory guidance – at no cost – to the enterprise cybersecurity professional. Their work is created to help cyber defenders more effectively deal with the technical challenges of our industry. These include integrating cyber analytics across the kill chain, introducing automation to streamline security workflows, and adopting cloud infrastructure for enterprise applications and systems.

In addition to the Attivo Networks website, the report is also available for download at

About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in deception technology, provides an active defense for early detection, forensics, and automated incident response to in-network attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception Platform provides a comprehensive and customer-proven platform for proactive security and accurate threat detection within user networks, data centers, clouds, and a wide variety of specialized attack surfaces. The portfolio includes expansive network, endpoint, application, and data deceptions designed to efficiently misdirect and reveal attacks from all threat vectors. Advanced machine-learning makes preparation, deployment, and operations fast and simple to operate for organizations of all sizes. Comprehensive attack analysis and forensics provide actionable alerts, and native integrations automate the blocking, quarantine, and threat hunting of attacks for accelerated incident response. The company has won over 50 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. For more information, visit

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