ZeroFOX Recognized as a 2018 TAG Cyber Distinguished Innovator
The annual report also includes commentary from “Cyber Luminary” and ZeroFOX CEO James C. Foster
September 12, 2017 — BALTIMORE — ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media and digital security, is proud to announce its designation as a Distinguished Vendor in the 2018 TAG Cyber Security Annual. The annual report is designed to serve as “structured learning for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)” and covers key technology vendors, industry trends and outlooks for 50 top security controls. The publication includes commentary from ZeroFOX CEO James C. Foster, interviewed as one of the report’s “Cyber Luminaries.”
Joining the other designated members and some of the world’s most innovative cyber security technology companies, ZeroFOX brings a wealth of unique products that offer a comprehensive approach to social media and digital protection. Each member of the vendor collective was hand-selected by Dr. Edward Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber, to assist with this year’s annual, which was made available for free download at: https://get.zerofox.com/TAGCyber2018Download.html.
“We are incredibly proud to support Dr. Amoroso’s vocational mission of best serving information security teams by democratizing world-class cyber security analysis,” said James C. Foster, CEO of ZeroFOX. “We are pleased with his team’s eager determination to highlight our technical approach to securing social media and digital channels. External threats will continue to explode in the security space as a #1 priority for the enterprise, and we’re honored that our technology was recognized as a forward thinking, innovative, distinguished solution.”
Foster was also included in the report at a Cyber Luminary, where he discusses how threats to social, mobile and digital platforms represent a significant new attack vector for the modern enterprise. Foster went on to discuss the types of threats that many modern enterprises miss on social media and digital channels, why they matter and how to remediate them, while also providing his predictions for the security industry over the next decade.
This year’s 2018 TAG Cyber Security Annual was developed to support enterprise security teams as they modernize their cyber risk programs via the following three steps: Exploding the flat perimeter enterprise into distributed workloads; Offloading the resultant applications and networks onto cloud-based, software-defined infrastructure; and then Reloading protections using the best available cyber security technologies.
“Brand protection and social media security are essential facets to be considered in an enterprise’s cyber defense strategies,” said Amoroso. “ZeroFOX offers proven products and services to provide protection from social and digital risks for clients.”
Each year, TAG Cyber publishes a three-volume report to the community for download at no cost. In addition to living on the ZeroFOX website, the annual is also available at https://www.tag-cyber.com/annual/2018-annual.
ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media security & digital risk monitoring, protects modern organizations from the dynamic risks of social media and digital channels. Recognized as a Leader in Digital Risk Monitoring by Forrester, ZeroFOX’s cloud-based, SaaS platform processes millions of posts and accounts daily across the social landscape, spanning Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and more. Using targeted data collection, intelligent analysis and automated remediation, ZeroFOX protects businesses and government agencies around the world against phishing attacks, information loss, account compromise, fraud, compliance violations, and financial loss.
Led by a team of information security and high-growth start-up veterans, ZeroFOX has raised over $40M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Tech Council of Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year, and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year.
About TAG Cyber, LLC
TAG Cyber provides advanced cyber security advisory, training, consulting, and media services for global enterprise and federal government Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) teams. Led by Edward Amoroso, industry veteran and former Chief Security Officer for AT&T, TAG Cyber supports hundreds of companies around the world by providing a roadmap for identifying, preventing and eliminating cyber-attacks on their systems and data.
For more information, visit: https://www.tag-cyber.com/