Judges Recognize PhishMe CEO for Leadership Excellence and Significant Contributions to the Cybersecurity Community

LEESBURG, VA–(Marketwired – Mar 10, 2016) – PhishMe® Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today announced that CEO and co-founder Rohyt Belani has been honored as a “CEO of the Year” category winner of the 2016 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards®. These prestigious global awards, put on by the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.

“I am honored to be recognized as a CEO of the Year by Info Security Products Guide,” said Belani. “This accomplishment is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of every member of the PhishMe team. Furthermore, the award is testament to our laser focus on excellence in serving our customers as they endeavor to combat the growing threat of spear phishing attacks by organized crime groups, nation-state actors, and hacktivists. I look forward to building on our strong momentum in 2016 and beyond.”

As CEO of PhishMe, Belani has led PhishMe from its infancy to a company with over 200 employees and 892 percent growth in just 3 years, establishing himself along the way as a thought leader in the cybersecurity industry. Over the last 5 years, his leadership has been instrumental in securing over $15 million in institutional capital from reputed investors like Paladin Capital Group and Aldrich Capital Partners.

After a record-breaking year that included 105 percent year-over-year growth and several other major industry accolades including recognition in the 2016 SC Magazine Awards, Inc 5000 and the Deloitte Fast 500, PhishMe’s world-class solution has emerged as a dominant force in the phishing threat management space, with almost half of the Fortune 100 using its platform for attack identification, human-verified intelligence and incident response. The company’s achievements in 2015 have cemented its position as an innovator at the forefront of phishing defense technologies and laid the groundwork for further innovation in the coming years.

A broad spectrum of more than 50 industry judges from around the world determined the 2016 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Category winners were announced during RSA 2016 on February 29, 2016 in San Francisco at a presentation attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

While at RSA, PhishMe announced the launch of its PhishMe Channel Alliance and Technology Alliance Program, as well as the full integration of its phishing defense solution.

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About PhishMe
PhishMe® is the leading provider of human-focused phishing defense solutions for organizations concerned about their susceptibility to today’s top attack vector — spear phishing. PhishMe’s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report, and mitigate spear phishing, malware, and drive-by threats. Our open approach ensures that PhishMe integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organization’s security decision-making process. PhishMe’s customers include the defense industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing industries, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand changing user security behavior will improve security, aid incident response, and reduce the risk of compromise.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research reports that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.