Virsec Takes Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Innovative Security Leader Recognized for Combatting Web, Fileless and Memory-Based Attacks.

SAN JOSE, CA, February 26, 2019 - Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced attacks, today announced that it has won four coveted Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

Virsec has won top honors as the Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company of its size, in a year which has seen dramatic growth fueled by major partnerships including Raytheon, AVEVA, and GHD, protecting critical infrastructure globally from advanced cyberattacks. Virsec has also been honored in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Best Cybersecurity Company categories. The Virsec Security Platform is also a winner in the Application Security category.

Virsec Trusted Execution™ is the first technology that protects applications and critical infrastructure from advanced fileless and memory-based attacks that bypass conventional security because they weaponize at runtime (WRT) instead of at the perimeter. The Platform effectively detects and precisely addresses threats that attack at the memory level during runtime. The Virsec Security Platform is not dependent on the policies, automated learning, and rules and tuning requirements that characterize previous generations of solutions.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an independent awards program that honors companies and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security. Each year, it is produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of 400,000+ cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world’s best cybersecurity products, individuals, and organizations.

“Over the last three years, the nature of cyber threats has fundamentally shifted and is now far more advanced,” said Virsec CEO Atiq Raza. “Some of the most potentially catastrophic threats are posed by new attack forms, whose fragments enter systems innocuously, and dwell awaiting opportunities to inflict optimal damage. Our partners and customers understand the importance of effectively blocking these advanced cyberattacks, and particularly fileless attacks that weaponize at runtime. We are deeply honored by these recognitions.”

The Virsec Security Platform was recently shown in independent testing to address threats and attacks that may be missed by conventional security solutions, and accurately detect and immediately defend against them. Its efficacy has made Virsec a valued strategic partner to organizations such as Raytheon, AVEVA and GHD.

About Virsec

Based in San Jose, California, Virsec delivers innovative solutions to counter today’s advanced cyberattacks. The company is led by industry veterans who have driven one of the world’s top processor teams, and created innovative technology in network security, embedded systems and real-time memory systems. The team has broad leadership experience at companies including AMD, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper, Dell, NextGen, BMC Software, ForcePoint, as well a long list of high-growth start-ups. More information and demos are available at

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