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Cybersecurity Startup Seculert Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner, Inc.

Report Recognizes Company for Detecting Advanced Threats

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- Seculert, a leader in advanced threat protection and malware solutions, today announced it has been selected by Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, as a "Cool Vendor" in the May 2, 2014 report "Security Infrastructure Protection, 2014."

Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting the products and services that make these vendors noteworthy.

"We are honored to be included as a Cool Vendor by Gartner. We believe it's a great recognition of our unique approach to identifying and blocking sophisticated cyber attacks," said Dudi Matot, CEO of Seculert. "We are seeing a rapidly evolving threat landscape that requires security solutions that can provide more accurate and timely visibility on new attacks."

The Seculert cloud-based security platform fills the gap left by legacy perimeter defense and Breach Detection Systems. Seculert protects distributed enterprises from advanced threats by focusing on the malicious outbound network traffic that goes undetected by legacy prevention solutions. By combining Big Data analytics, machine learning technology and behavioral analysis, Seculert provides unique visibility on the final two stages of the malware kill chain. As a cloud-based solution, Seculert requires no hardware or software and provides full coverage for all sites and employees, including those working remotely and on personal mobile devices. The Seculert Platform dramatically improves the productivity of scarce SOC and Incident Response resources by providing faster and more accurate malware detection.

According to Gartner, "Startups and other niche vendors continue to drive innovation in the infrastructure protection security market across cloud access and SaaS security, browser security, threat detection and response, distributed applications, and advanced threat monitoring areas."

For more information on the Seculert offering, please visit http://www.seculert.com/how-it-works/.

About Seculert
Seculert provides enterprises comprehensive protection from advanced persistent threats and malware. Its integrated platform technology analyzes malware communications, traffic logs, and suspicious files to identify both known and unknown advanced threats. Seculert's proven cloud-based technology leverages crowdsourcing and Big Data analytics to identify and block attacks as they develop. Organizations worldwide use Seculert to identify known and unknown security threats, while enhancing the effectiveness of their existing IT security systems. Founded in 2010, Seculert has offices in the U.S., the U.K. and Israel. For more information, visit www.seculert.com.

About Gartner's Cool Vendor Selection Process:
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