ZeroFOX Receives the CRTC Rising Star Award

CRTC rising star award 2014

ZeroFOX, a cyber security firm specializing in Social Risk Management, was named the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council’s Rising Star for 2014. The prestigious honor is bestowed annually to the highest achieving technology company located within the Chesapeake region. Award recipients are recognized for innovation, cutting-edge technology, fast growth, and strength of their teams.

Founded in January 2013, ZeroFOX has already made significant strides in the cyber arena given its unique positioning. The company is the only firm focused on the intersection between cyber security and social media, helping combat the increasing amount of cyber attacks leveraging social media targeting both commercial and government organizations. A Baltimore, Maryland based company, ZeroFOX places great importance on creating local jobs in an effort to ensure that the center of next-generation cyber solutions remains squarely located in Maryland.

“ZeroFOX is honored to have been recognized by the CRTC as one of the most innovative leaders in our industry and region,” said CEO James C. Foster. “Maryland is our home and we are committed to continued innovation in cyber defense for the United States, her allies, citizens and corporations.”

ZeroFOX, the market leader in social media & digital protection, safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. Using diverse data sources and artificial intelligence-based analysis, the ZeroFOX Platform identifies and remediates targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. The patented ZeroFOX SaaS technology processes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, Instagram, Pastebin, YouTube, mobile app stores, the deep & dark web, domains and more.

Led by a team of information security and high-growth company veterans, ZeroFOX has raised over $100M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, Redline Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as Red Herring Top 100 North America, 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. To find out more information about ZeroFOX or to join our team, please visit: https://www.zerofox.com/.

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