SlashNext Receives Top Recognition from American Security Today and Multiple Award Wins in 2018

PLEASANTON, Calif., January 24, 2019 — SlashNext, the leader in real-time phishing site detection for businesses, today announced recognition from American Security Today with a gold ASTORS award for Best Phishing Defense solution. SlashNext’s anti-phishing solution also earned multiple honors in 2018 including the Business Intelligence Group Fortress Awards, Cyber Defense Magazine, and InfoSecurity Products Guide, ending the year with multiple accolades for the trophy case.

“We are honored to receive several awards from such respected organizations,” said Atif Mushtaq, CEO of SlashNext. “Defending our customers from the growing number of phishing threats that start over 90 percent of breaches is a source of pride for our company. We are quite pleased to be recognized for our commitment to securing organizations from the number one cybersecurity threat.”

SlashNext was awarded a gold ASTOR from American Security Today in the Best Phishing Defense Solutions category. The annual ASTORS is an awards program that highlights the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions on the market, specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that benefit a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

SlashNext also earned the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award from The Business Intelligence Group which recognizes companies and products that protect data and electronic assets. SlashNext was recognized for Threat Detection, Social Engineering and Phishing. SlashNext also took the silver for its Internet Access Protection System from the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, which honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.

“We appreciate the recognition from global security experts who understand the strength of our solution,” said Jan Liband, CMO of SlashNext. “We are proud of our success in raising awareness of browser-based phishing threats in the security community, and we’re grateful to be honored for combating the top cyber threat to organizations worldwide.”

SlashNext doubled up at the InfoSecurity Products Guide Awards, winning silver prizes for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection, and Response and Advanced Threat Intelligence. The InfoSecurity Products Guide honors top companies, products, people, PR and every other leader in the information security industry.

Cyber Defense Magazine also awarded SlashNext with honors for the Cutting-Edge Anti-phishing category for its Cyber Defense Global Awards, which were created to recognize the world’s most innovative information security technologies.

About SlashNext
SlashNext is pioneering a more effective approach to real-time phishing site detection and protection. With patent-pending SEER™ phishing detection technology, SlashNext can detect malicious phishing sites in seconds with the power of adaptive machine learning in the cloud. SlashNext integrates seamlessly with customers’ URL filtration/blocking infrastructure for immediate phishing protection against today’s short-lived but highly-targeted phishing attacks, regardless of attack vector.

SlashNext founder and CEO Atif Mushtaq previously spent nine years as a Senior Scientist at FireEye, where he was one of the main architects of FireEye’s core malware detection technology. SlashNext is headquartered in Silicon Valley and is backed by top-tier venture capital firms.

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