Balbix Wins Awards for Cyber Resilience Platform

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Balbix Named Four-Time Winner in 2018 Network Products Guide Awards

Awards for Innovative Breach Avoidance Security Firm Includes Silver Recognition as Startup of the Year

San Jose, CA – Balbix Inc., provider of the security industry’s first system built for avoiding breaches, announced today that Network Products Guide has recognized Balbix with four honors in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards. Balbix was named a gold winner for best products and services in both Integrated Risk Management and IT Risk Management, a silver winner for Startup of the Year and a bronze winner for Information Security and Risk Management.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the annual IT World Awards program honors the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction and public relations in every area of information technology. More than 80 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2018 IT World Award winners.

Balbix BreachControl™ is the industry’s first breach avoidance platform that leverages specialized artificial intelligence and deep learning to provide comprehensive and continuous predictive assessment of breach risk. Visualized via a searchable and clickable risk heat-map, BreachControl is designed for CISOs, CIOs, IT security teams and managed security service providers (MSSP) who want to proactively understand and mitigate their breach risk. The system runs continuously, delivering a set of actionable items prioritized by business risk, as well as prescriptive fix recommendations.

“We sincerely appreciate these multiple recognitions from Network Products Guide,” said Mark Weiner, CMO of Balbix, “We are experiencing a high-level of momentum in the market with BreachControl’s ability to predict breaches across hundreds of attack vectors and prioritize the actions required to best protect against them.”

About NPG’s IT World Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit

About Balbix

The Balbix breach avoidance platform, BreachControl™, 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


Kory Buckley

10Fold Communications for Balbix