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RiskIQ
  • Website: http://www.riskiq.com
  • Company size (employees): 100 to 499
  • Country: United States
  • Headquarters Region: North America

In 3 bullets, summarize why this company is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

Forrester Research recognized RiskIQ for providing the “broadest coverage of social, mobile, and web data," naming the company a leader in its Forrester Wave™: Digital Risk Monitoring (DRM), Q3 2016 report.

Being able to trigger malware and launch apps the way a human user would giving RiskIQ a unique ability to detect threats that elude traditional web crawling and scanning methods, including zero-day malware. RiskIQ’s global covert proxy network initiates live sessions to expose malware across terabytes of telemetry data, including:
10-20 Million web pages per day
2 Billion HTTP requests per day
130+ Million virtual user sessions per month (each includes 1+ web pages)
19,922,112 mobile apps from 187 app stores currently in our mobile database, 14,495,306 of which are active

More than 200 enterprise customers, including eight of the ten largest financial institutions in the U.S. and five of the nine leading Internet companies in the world, rely on RiskIQ to protect their digital attack surface.

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

RiskIQ provides organizations access to the widest range of security intelligence and applications necessary to understand exposures and detect and take action against threats across all digital channels, all without leaving the platform. Forrester explicitly recognized RiskIQ for providing the “broadest coverage of social, mobile, and web data” and named the company a Leader in its Forrester Wave™: Digital Risk Monitoring (DRM), Q3 2016 report.

Since inception, RiskIQ continuously enhances its platform’s capabilities by expanding and honing its crawling infrastructure.This global covert proxy network, which combines cloud-based global threat intelligence and analytics with a worldwide network of software-based virtual users, enables security teams to discover and inventory their organization’s digital assets and detect and respond to attacks by exposing threat activity across terabytes of telemetry data.

This persistent progress is evident by year-over-year bookings growth of 80 percent across every product in the platform in the first half of 2016. Now, more than 200 enterprise customers, including eight of the ten largest financial institutions in the U.S. and five of the nine leading Internet companies in the world, rely on RiskIQ to protect their digital attack surface.

In 2015, RiskIQ acquired PassiveTotal, its threat infrastructure platform, enabling security teams to take the fight against external threats a step further by enriching their investigations of adversaries to proactively block them. PassiveTotal provides access to the most comprehensive internet data sets available to map threat infrastructure and provide unparalleled context and intelligence to internal events and incidents. More than 13,000 security analysts use the RiskIQ platform, with hundreds subscribing to PassiveTotal each week.

Further validating its leadership position and market opportunity, RiskIQ recently closed $30.5 million in Series C funding to expand its ecosystem, global sales, and platform applications.

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