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Acalvio Wins 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award

April 12, 2018

Acalvio Autonomous Deception

ShadowPlex Recognized for its Exceptional Analytics Capabilities to Learn Attackers’ Motives

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 12, 2018 – The Business Intelligence Group today announced that Acalvio, an innovator in Advanced Threat Defense, has won the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Analytics category. The inaugural program sought to identify and reward the world’s innovative cybersecurity companies.

Acalvio’s patented Autonomous Deception solution, ShadowPlex, enables organizations to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter. The solutions are anchored on innovations in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Distributed Deception, and Software Defined Networking (SDN). ShadowPlex’s effective deception technology results in early and accurate detection and engagement of threats inside the network. ShadowPlex supports public and private clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP), and on-premises deployment.

“The analytics integrated in our autonomous deception platform create the ability to identify attacker pathways through the network and address root causes,” said Rick Moy, Head of Marketing at Acalvio. “This award is a validation of the differentiated and innovative value ShadowPlex delivers to make SOC and Incident Response teams more productive.”

“We are so proud to name Acalvio as a winner in our inaugural Fortress Cyber Security Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our expert judges that the entire group of innovators and innovations are the tip of the spear helping to prepare, defend and respond to the growing threat of cyberattacks. Congratulations to all.”

For information about the annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards, please visit Fortress Award.

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About Acalvio

Acalvio provides Advanced Threat Defense solutions to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter.  The solutions are anchored on patented innovations in Deception and Data Science. This enables a DevOps approach to deploying enterprise-scale pervasive deception, with low IT administrative overhead. Acalvio delivers comprehensive threat intelligence by integrating with other ‘best in class’ solutions in the security industry, enabling customers to benefit from defense in depth; reduce false positives; and derive actionable intelligence for remediation. Acalvio has blue chip clients and partners; and is the recipient of 2018 Trust Award from SC Magazine and the RSA 2018 Innovation Sandbox finalist award. The Silicon Valley based company is led by an experienced team with a track record of innovation and market leadership and backed by marquee investors.


Maria Jimenez

Chief Nominations Officer

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