AlienVault Among Forbes Ten Hottest Cybersecurity Startups of 2015

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San Mateo, CA - December 29, 2016 - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it was named to Forbes’ list of the hottest cybersecurity startups of 2015. Forbes analyzed companies using one metric: the fastest growing valuations over time between funding rounds. Only private companies that raised new funding in 2015, analyzed via regulatory filings, were included.

“It’s such an honor to be recognized by Forbes on this list of growing cybersecurity stars,” said Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of AlienVault. “Over the past year, we have made significant advancements towards realizing our mission – unifying security controls, threat intelligence and community to enable organizations of all sizes to identify and respond to emerging security threats. Forbes’ recognition of our growth is a further validation of our unique position in the cybersecurity space.”

AlienVault closed a $52 million Series E funding round in August 2015, bringing the company’s total funding to nearly $116 million. Today, more than 2,000 customers and government organizations rely on the AlienVault USM platform and Open Threat Exchange (OTX) to detect, defend against, and respond to today’s cybersecurity threats in minutes.

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About AlienVault

AlienVault has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today’s ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange, OTX, AlienApps, Unified Security Management, USM, USM Appliance, and USM Anywhere are trademarks of AlienVault and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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