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The company takes a fundamentally different approach to cyber security, recognizing that nearly 75 percent of breaches stem from third party vendors, and so any successful monitoring platform needs to include these entities

SecurityScorecard addresses a major need in the market by taking a outside-in hackers view to security that spans beyond ones’ own security to their third and fourth parties as well, which can pose substantial risk.

SecurityScorecard employees are encouraged to spend at least 10 percent of their time on non-corporate initiatives. Periodically, he gives employees a “FedEX Day” and the chance to work on anything they like and deliver it within 24-48 hours. This encourages innovation and "outside the box" thinking, a level of nimbleness and speed that otherwise would not be possible, motivation throughout the company and the ability to address product issues that have not been road mapped.

In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the company in the nominated category

SecurityScorecard integrates proprietary intelligence into their risk and rating cloud solution and can identify vulnerabilities not recognizable by any of its competitors, while offering the same perspective that an outside hacker would have. The company takes a fundamentally different approach to cyber security, recognizing that nearly 75 percent of breaches stem from third party vendors, and so any successful monitoring platform needs to include these entities.

SecurityScorecard addresses a major need in the market by taking a outside-in hackers view to security that spans beyond ones’ own security to their third and fourth parties as well, which can pose substantial risk. The platform assists in validating third party security and adherence to compliance standards sends immediate alerts when news risks occur in vendor ecosystems and aids in the remediation of security issues detected.

The depth and breadth of SecurityScorecard’s monitoring abilities helped propel the company to roughly 400 percent growth in 2016. The company acknowledges that none of this would be possible without the hard work and innovation of its employees, which is why they place a premium on attracting and retaining top talent through an inviting corporate culture. Dr. Yampolskiy is dedicated to fostering innovation and growth within. SecurityScorecard employees are encouraged to spend at least 10 percent of their time on non-corporate initiatives. Periodically, he gives employees a “FedEX Day” and the chance to work on anything they like and deliver it within 24-48 hours. This encourages innovation and “outside the box” thinking, a level of nimbleness and speed that otherwise would not be possible, motivation throughout the company and the ability to address product issues that have not been road mapped.

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