Press Release October 10, 2018

Illusive Networks Named to CNBC’s 2018 Upstart 100 List

NEW YORK, NY – October 10, 2018Illusive Networks, the leader in deception-based cybersecurity, today announced it has been named to CNBC’s 2018 Upstart 100 List. The list recognizes a diverse group of up-and-coming companies that are breaking barriers on the path to becoming tomorrow’s household names. To be named one of the Upstart 100, companies must show significant achievement on a wide-range of quantitative metrics including scalability, sales and user growth, intellectual property, and more.


“This ranking affirms our growth and position as an industry leader in cybersecurity solutions,” said Ofer Israeli, Founder and CEO of Illusive Networks. “We are committed to protecting our customer’s most critical assets and are honored that CNBC recognized us, as we continue forward with our innovative approach to cybersecurity and our commitment to push the boundaries in finding better ways to eliminate today’s new wave of relentless network resident threats.”


Illusive Networks is a pioneer of deception-based cybersecurity. By eliminating data elements attackers rely on to plan and execute attacks, and by deploying deceptive data at scale in the attacker’s path, Illusive disrupts and disarms cyberattacks at the source. The solution provides customers with ultra-high-fidelity alerts and real-time forensics, to mitigate operational disruption and business losses that can result from malicious insiders, criminal, and nation-state originated network resident threats.


Founded in 2014, Illusive Networks is widely recognized for its innovative approach to cyber defense. Illusive Networks proudly adds this recognition from CNBC to its growing list of accolades:


2018 Sinet 16 Innovator Award
2018 SC Magazine Award for Best Deception Technology
2018 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award,
2018 Cyber Defense Global Award recipient for “Cutting Edge Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response
Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award
Wall Street Journal’s inaugural list of Tech Companies to Watch
InformationWeek’s Top Vendor to Watch
Info Security Product Guide’s New Product of Year
CRN’s Tech Innovators Awards
CRN’s 25 Coolest Network Security Vendors


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About Illusive Networks


Illusive Networks is a pioneer of deception technology, empowering security teams to take informed action against advanced, targeted cyberattacks by detecting and disrupting lateral movement toward critical business assets early in the attack life cycle. Agentless and driven by intelligent automation, Illusive technology enables organizations to significantly increase proactive defense while adding almost no operational overhead. Illusive’s Deceptions Everywhere® approach was conceived by cybersecurity experts with decades of combined experience in cyber warfare and cyber intelligence. With the ability to proactively intervene in the attack process, technology-dependent organizations can preempt significant operational disruption and business losses, and function with greater confidence in today’s complex, hyper-connected world.


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