Kenna Security Wins 2018 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award

Sep 26, 2018

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 – Kenna Security, a leader in predictive cyber risk, today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Software of the Year” award from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

“Most companies are simply treading water when it comes to their own security,” said Ed Bellis, Co-Founder and CTO at Kenna Security. “But by transitioning to a proactive, risk-based approach, they can better evaluate where the real threats lie and better protect themselves. This award is yet another recognition of our commitment to giving organizations an advantage in managing their risk using proven data-science at enterprise scale.”

The mission of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Email Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from over 14 different countries throughout the world.

“Kenna Security’s focus on empowering organizations to intelligently predict, prioritize, and pre-empt likely attacks on their organization before they happen is critically needed in today’s increasingly complex and fast-moving security climate,” said James Johnson, managing director, CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “Kenna Security was a standout in the Enterprise Risk Management category and we are excited to recognize their hard work and innovation this year. Congratulations to the entire Kenna Security team on their well-deserved 2018 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award.”

The Kenna Security Platform leverages Kenna’s Cyber Risk Context Technology™ to track and predict real-world IT vulnerabilities and empowers security teams with the data they need to focus on threats that matter most. Kenna obtains its findings by collecting data in the wild, investigating hacker forums, exploit-kit directories, and real-time exploitations, and compiles that information in a solution with an unmatched user experience. Kenna’s Exploit Prediction capabilities deliver instant visibility into the effect of future exploits on a business’ systems, and offers a clear, cross-functional path to the remediation the riskiest vulnerabilities.

About Kenna Security
Kenna Security is a leader in predictive cyber risk. The Kenna Security Platform enables organizations to work cross-functionally to determine and remediate cyber risks. Kenna leverages Cyber Risk Context Technology™ to track and predict real-world exploitations, focusing security teams on what matters most. Headquartered in San Francisco, Kenna counts among its customers many Fortune 100 companies, and serves nearly every major vertical.

About CyberSecurity Breakthrough
Part of the Tech Breakthrough Awards organization, the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit

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