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Banff Cyber Rises To Top 250 in Global Cybersecurity 500 Rankings

Banff Cyber has risen to be among the top 250 in the 1Q 2016 Cybersecurity 500 ranking of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies globally. This list is provided by CyberSecurity Ventures which is a global research and market intelligence based in Menlo Park, California.

Matthias Chin, Founder and CEO of Banff Cyber, says “We are glad to be listed in the Cybersecurity 500 list, which recognises innovative cybersecurity companies globally.  We have been focused on growing our business and have added many large enterprises in financial, healthcare and transport sectors to our customer base.  There is an increased validation of our technology and the business benefits it bring. In the next phase, we will continue to enhance our technology and to scale up to a more global customer base.”

According to the research company, the selection criteria for the Cybersecurity 500 list includes some or all of the following:

  • Cybersecurity Sector (market category)
  • Problem(s) Solved
  • Customer Base
  • Feedback from CISOs and Decision Makers
  • Feedback from IT Security Evaluators & Recommenders
  • Feedback from VARs, SIs and Consultants
  • VC Funding
  • Company Growth
  • Published Product Reviews
  • Demos and Presentations at Conferences
  • Corporate Marketing and Branding
  • Media Coverage
  • Notable Implementations
  • Founder and Management Pedigree
  • Interviews with Senior Management

“We continuously look at thousands of companies for inclusion in the Cybersecurity 500, by soliciting feedback from CISOs, IT security practitioners and service providers, and researching hundreds of cybersecurity events and news sources that we follow” says Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures, and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500.

Banff Cyber is listed as #241 on the reputable list which includes well-known names such as Fireeye, Splunk, F5 and Cylance.

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