CEO Charles Leaver Announces Ziften Winning Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

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Charles Leaver Ziften CEO announces that Ziften were a winner of a Red Herring Top 100 Global award for their cutting edge endpoint security solution. This award is granted to startups that show real promise and is a true mark of distinction.

Ziften was the Only Endpoint Detection and Response Provider that Received an Award


Charles Leaver, Ziften CEO, recently announced that Ziften had won a Red Herring Top 100 Global award. The most exciting startups from the Americas, Asia and Europe are highlighted with these awards and the innovations and technologies of these companies in their respective industries are recognized. Ziften was chosen for its cutting edge, continuous endpoint visibility solution that provides extraordinary insight and equips organizations to efficiently prevent security exposures and enables them to detect and respond to advanced threats. The award has a reputation for being a true mark of distinction for identifying new companies and entrepreneurs that show real promise. Past winners have includedeBay, Facebook, Google,, Skype, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.

Charles Leaver, Ziften CEO said “When a cyber attack occurs, security teams have a limited window of opportunity to investigate and respond before it’s too late. Ziften provides the visibility and critical information and analysis needed to view, inspect and respond to threats and to make better decisions, faster. Our inclusion in the Red Herring Top 100 Global is testament to the ongoing dedication of our staff and the daily value we bring to our customers.”

Charles Leaver was proud that Ziften was the only Endpoint Detection and Response provider to be selected for a Red Herring Top 100 Global award. The judging process is very stringent and the Red Herring editorial staff evaluatesorganizationsusing both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as technological innovation, market penetration, strategy, quality of management and financial performance. In order for Red Herring to see past the “buzz”, a review of the standing and the track records of the startups relative to their peers was also part of the selection process. This ensures that the list is maintained as a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new businesses from around the globe.

Publisher and CEO of Red Herring, Alex Vieux said“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat. After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Ziften embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Ziften should be proud of its accomplishment.”

The award from Red Herring was another recognition for Ziften in 2015. Ziften was also listed as the top Endpoint Threat Detection vendor on Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015 according to Cybersecurity Ventures.CIO Review named Ziften to its “20 Most Promising RSA Security Solution Providers” list and Computer Technology Review selected the company as a Most Valuable Product (MVP) award winner in the Security category,

About Ziften

Ziften delivers unprecedented network visibility to enterprise security teams by extending network visibility down to the endpoint. Ziften’s solution reduces threat detection and mitigation time by 70 percent – on average from 14 hours to 4 hours – with the ability to stop the attack from spreading. This potentially eliminates millions in costs and protects a company’s reputation with their customers, employees, partners, and investors. For more information on Ziften, visit

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