Balbix Security Posture Transformation Wins Red Herring Award

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Balbix Selected As 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

San Jose, CA, — Balbix, Inc., provider of the security industry’s first cybersecurity posture transformation platform, today announced it is a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America winner, an annual list recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.

The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, were chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California. Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from fintech and marketing to security, IoT and many more.

Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype, to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.

“2018’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Alex Vieux, CEO at Red Herring. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.

“What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting-edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models on show here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Balbix embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Balbix should be proud of its achievement: the competition was incredibly strong.”

“We are thrilled to join the strong set of innovative startups in this year’s Red Herring Top 100 North America,” said Mark Weiner, CMO, Balbix. “The increasingly crowded and complex world of cybersecurity needs fresh innovation and new approaches, and we’re helping enterprises do things differently to get ahead of potential breaches before they occur.”

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The Balbix breach avoidance platform, BreachControlô, is the industry’s first system to leverage specialized artificial intelligence (AI) to provide comprehensive and continuous predictive assessment of breach risk. Visualized via a searchable and clickable risk heat-map, it is designed for CISOs, CIOs and IT security teams. BreachControl can forecast critical breach scenarios and prioritize/recommend fixes by business risk, improving security operations, compliance and cyber-resilience. Learn more at