Attivo Networks Blogs

Carolyn Crandall Named to CEO Magazine’s 2019 Business Women of the Year

Attivo Networks® Executive Recognized for Elevating Global Cybersecurity Firm and Promoting Equality in the Industry

FREMONT, Calif. – Sept 20, 2019 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cyber security threat detection, is proud to announce Chief Deception (Technology) Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, Carolyn Crandall, as a recipient of CEO Magazine’s 2019 Business Women of the Year Award. This award is given to an exclusive group of C-suite women that have been influential in elevating their business to the next level whilst also promoting equality for all women within the sector and beyond.

“We are honored to see Carolyn recognized as a C-suite leader and commend her efforts to promote gender equality in the industry,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO at Attivo Networks. “Carolyn has played a critical role in the company’s success to date and has made monumental strides building awareness and educating the enterprise around the value of deception-based cybersecurity defense.”

Crandall has over 25 years of experience in building emerging technology markets in security, networking, and storage industries. In her current role at Attivo Networks, she focuses on educating organizations on how to build deception-based visibility and defense programs that are designed to reduce cyber risk across today’s expanding attack surfaces and tactics used by advanced cyber criminals. She is an active speaker, blogger, and byline contributor with a focus on cybersecurity innovation and information technology challenges.

For a full list of winners of the CEO Magazine’s 2019 Business Women of the Year Award, visit:

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 that automate the blocking, quarantine, and threat hunting of attacks for accelerated incident response. The company has won over 85 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. For more information, visit

Share on:

Free Active Directory Assessment

Get Visibility Into Privilege And Service Account Exposure

For a limited time, Attivo Networks is providing free Active Directory Security Assessments to demonstrate how ADAssessor provides unprecedented and continuous visibility to AD vulnerabilities.

Try Our Endpoint Detection Net (EDN) for Free


Free use offer of our Award-winning security solution to prevent attackers from lateral movement, credential theft, and privilege escalation, fast and easy.

Newsletter Signup

    Yes, please opt me in to receive your quarterly newsletter, event invitations, and product updates.

    I understand that I can opt out at any time, and can refer to Attivo Networks Privacy Policy for more information.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

ADSecure 90-Day Free Trial


  • Hide and deny access to AD objects
  • Get alerted on unauthorized queries
  • Attack details easily viewable in dashboard
  • Your data remains on-premise


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

5 × five =

Ready to find out what’s lurking in your network?

Scroll to Top